List of News and Media Articles

  • $44 million upgrade for Narrabri to Turrawan Line

    17 December 2020

    The Australian Government today announced $44.7 million for the Australian Rail Track Corporation to upgrade 35 kilometres of the Narrabri to Turrawan Line between the Hunter Valley Coal Network and Inland Rail.

    • Media Release
  • Enhanced Inland Rail to provide a boon for jobs and economic activity

    16 December 2020

    The Morrison-McCormack Government will deliver a safer and more efficient Inland Rail whilst also backing thousands of extra jobs and billions in additional economic activity through major enhancements to the planning, design and delivery of Australia’s largest freight infrastructure project.

    • Media Release
  • Narromine to Narrabri Inland Rail Environmental Impact Statement out on exhibition

    08 December 2020

    Local communities and stakeholders of the transformational Inland Rail project are invited to submit feedback on the Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the Narromine to Narrabri (N2N) section released today for public exhibition.

    • Media Release
  • Transcript - N2NS sod turn

    27 November 2020

    Deputy Prime Minister Michael McCormack and Local Member for Parkes Mark Coulton speaking at a press conference for the N2NS sod turn.

    • Transcript
  • Inland Rail breaks ground on Narrabri to North Star

    27 November 2020

    Progress on the Australian Government Inland Rail project continues, with the second section of the 1,700 kilometre Melbourne to Brisbane freight line between Narrabri and North Star (N2NS) now under construction.

    • Media Release
  • Inland Rail partnership to leave water legacy

    26 November 2020

    Inland Rail will deliver enduring water benefits in Gilgandra with an agreement signed today that will see the Australian Rail Track Corporation (ARTC) fund four additional bores across the Shire.

    • Media Release
  • Riverina and Central West community groups receive support from Inland Rail

    13 November 2020

    Inland Rail is backing our communities, with the Australian Rail Track Corporation donating more than $20,000 to six Riverina community groups in the sixth round of their Community Sponsorships and Donations program.

    • Media Release
  • $693 million contract awarded for Inland Rail construction between Narrabri and North Star

    09 November 2020

    The communities of North West NSW are another step closer to realising the transformational benefits of Inland Rail and hundreds of local jobs with joint-venture Trans4m Rail announced as the constructor for 171km of upgraded rail track between Narrabri and North Star.

    • Media Release
  • Environmental approval gives Inland Rail green light in Northern NSW

    16 October 2020

    The Australian Government is set to break ground on the next section of the Melbourne to Brisbane Inland Rail following approval of the Narrabri to North Star Environmental Impact Statement (EIS).

    • Media Release
  • Transcript - 2GB Radio - Drive

    29 September 2020

    Transcript of interview on 2GB Radio between the Minister for Regional Health, Regional Communications and Local Government Mark Coulton and host Jim Wilson. 

    • Transcript