A picture of a man standing in the middle of a field of agricultural crops.

This research report found that Inland Rail could sustain another 590 full-time jobs for the areas between Brisbane and the New South Wales border by its 10th year of operation. 

Overall, Inland Rail can deliver a $700 million increase to southern Queensland’s gross regional product in its first 50 years of its operation.
 
This builds on the jobs and uplift from construction and operation in the 2015 business case for the infrastructure project. 

Date: Monday 06 July 2020

The title of the report, with the date 19 February 2020, with an overhead drone photograph of a freight vessel docked at a port

This economic study found Inland Rail can support a further 670 full-time jobs by the 10th year of its operation and a total $850 million boost to gross regional product over its first 50 years for areas between Narromine and the Victorian border.

It’s a boost that builds on the construction jobs and uplift identified in Inland Rail’s 2015 business case.

Date: Monday 06 July 2020

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The Regional Intelligence report for Victoria found Inland Rail can sustain another 940 full-time jobs by the rail line’s 10th year of operation for areas alongside the rail line between Melbourne and the New South Wales border.

Altogether, Inland Rail is capable of a $4.6 billion boost to gross regional product for the 49 local government areas covered in this research over a 50-year period. Those outcomes build on the jobs and economic uplift from construction and operation outlined in the 2015 business case for Inland Rail.

Date: Monday 06 July 2020

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The Northern New South Wales Regional Intelligence report found Inland Rail can support another 310 full-time jobs for the area from Goondiwindi to just below Narromine by the rail line’s 10th year of operation.

Date: Wednesday 27 May 2020

An image of the cover of the report, the text reads 'Inland Rail Gladstone Link Prefeasibility Study'. The report has a purple background and an image of rail tracks.

The department has completed a prefeasibility study on extending Inland Rail to the Port of Gladstone. The study considered the potential demand for freight services to and from Gladstone, in addition to the economic, financial, environmental and community consideration of a rail link.

Date: Monday 30 March 2020

Inland Rail Regional Opportunities technical report cover

This Technical Report provides a detailed summary of the approach, research methodology and supporting analysis for the Inland Rail Regional Opportunities study commissioned by the Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Communications in 2019. 

Date: Monday 16 March 2020

Inland Rail Regional Opportunities report cover

Regional Queensland, New South Wales and Victoria will see a boost of up to $13.3 billion in gross regional product off the back of Inland Rail.

A study by Ernst and Young Australia shows the possibilities for investment along the rail line can generate billions in added value for communities over the first 50 years of operation — building on the $16 billion in gross domestic product outlined in the Inland Rail Business Case.

Date: Monday 16 March 2020

Inland Rail Summary Research Report

Between March and May 2018, the Department commissioned research to measure awareness and understanding of Inland Rail.

Date: Wednesday 05 February 2020

Australian Rail Track Corporation Limited Statement of Expectations

This Statement of Expectations (Statement) is issued by the Minister for Infrastructure and Transport and the Minister for Finance as Shareholder Ministers of the Australian Rail Track Corporation Limited (ARTC).

Date: Wednesday 27 June 2018

Melbourne-Brisbane Inland Rail Yelarbon to Gowrie Project Reference Group

The Project Reference Group was formed to provide local community input into a like-for-like review of four alignment options for the section of Inland Rail between Yelarbon and Gowrie in Queensland.

Date: Thursday 27 April 2017