List of News and Media Articles

  • Ground-breaking Inland Rail agreement lays the track for Queensland's future

    28 November 2019

    The most significant freight infrastructure project in the nation’s history has taken a major step forward with the Australian and Queensland Governments signing a ground-breaking Bilateral Agreement to deliver Inland Rail.

    • Media Release
  • $1.9 billion road and rail boost for Queensland economy

    20 November 2019

    A $1.9 billion road and rail package will boost the Queensland economy and drive more jobs, while getting people home sooner and safer.

    • Media Release
  • Logical investment in Inland Rail

    30 October 2019

    Parkes is set to be the epicentre of regional growth and opportunity with the opening of the $35 million Parkes Logistics Terminal by Pacific National, joining SCT Logistics and Linfox to connect to the Liberal and Nationals Government's $9.3 billion investment in the Melbourne to Brisbane Inland Rail.

    • Media Release
  • Expressions of interest sought for Inland Rail Interface Improvement Program

    29 October 2019

    Supply chain managers, producers, local and state governments, local businesses, community representatives and freight and train operators are encouraged to put forward projects for investigation under the $44 million Inland Rail Interface Improvement Program.

    • Media Release
  • Faster, fuller freight fast-tracked for investigation

    25 September 2019

    A bold initiative from the Federal Government will fast-track the investigation of opportunities for three communities in the Parkes electorate to access the benefits of the heavier, faster, and more efficient trains of Inland Rail.

    • Media Release
  • Faster, fuller freight fast-tracked for investigation

    25 September 2019

    A bold initiative from the Federal Government will fast-track the investigation of opportunities for three communities in the Parkes electorate to access the benefits of the heavier, faster, and more efficient trains of Inland Rail.

    • Media Release
  • Inland Rail first construction complete

    30 August 2019

    Freight trains travelling from the east and west will next month be running on the transformational Inland Rail North-West Connection following the completion of construction on the first section of the new track.

    • Media Release
  • Connectivity key to unlocking regional benefits from Inland Rail

    21 August 2019

    The Liberal and Nationals Government is rolling out a $44 million program and enhancing its network of offices in the bush to support regional communities and industry to better connect to Inland Rail and the benefits that flow from fast, reliable and cost-competitive freight rail.

    • Media Release
  • Inland Rail regional office opening in Moree

    19 July 2019

    A new regional office will open soon in Moree to support communities and local businesses from Narrabri to the New South Wales/Queensland border to identify and connect to the benefits of Inland Rail.

    • Media Release
  • Doorstop at Junee Bulk Freight Future Symposium

    11 July 2019

    Fantastic to be here at Junee for the Inland Rail Symposium and we’ve got a number of stakeholders from the ARTC, to local farmers, to of course shires – local shires around here, Temora and Junee. Great to be here with the member for Cootamundra, the hardworking Steph Cooke. She knows how important this Inland Rail is – she knows how important it is to get it right and that’s why we’re here today to listen to local stakeholders, to see how local shire councils, farmers, businesses can benefit from what’s going to happen with this 1700-kilometre corridor of commerce.

    • Speech