- The Rail industry underpins Australian business as it carries people and commodities on 35,015 kilometres of track across the country.
- It has an estimated annual revenue of $27.1 billion, adding $12.4 billion to the Australian economy in 2015-16.
- The industry employs more than 55,500 people across more than 170 companies comprising private and public operators, passenger and freight operators, track owners and managers, manufacturers and suppliers that operate in urban, regional, and rural areas of Australia.
Latest Rail Industry News
TLI Rail Safety Critical Communications Project The Australian Industry and Skills Committee (AISC) has commissioned the Rail Safety Critical Communications Project for the TLI Transport and Logistics Training Package. The Rail Industry Reference Committee (IRC) will...read more
The UET12 Transmission, Distribution and Rail Sector Training Package – Certificate II and IV; and Diploma and Advanced Diploma TACs have released draft qualifications and Units of Competency for feedback. Certificate II and IV Diploma and Advanced Diploma Feedback is...read more
The 2018 IRC Key Findings Discussion Papers have been released for industry consultation. Outlining the future opportunities, challenges and new and emerging skills within the aviation, transport and logistics, maritime, energy, water and utilities, public safety,...read more