Port of Brisbane
In late 2019, the Australian Government announced $20 million would be provided for planning a Port of Brisbane connection as part of a broader commitment to Inland Rail.
The Port of Brisbane plays a significant role in the movement of current and forecast freight demand across Queensland, accounting for more than 50% of Queensland's international trade.
Inland Rail will eventually link to the Port of Brisbane via existing rail lines supporting South-East Queensland's continued economic growth and development. The Australian and Queensland Governments are undertaking analysis of corridor options, taking into consideration the timing and demand for when a dedicated rail freight path to the Port of Brisbane will be required to service Inland Rail.