Wednesday 04 March 2020

In 2019-20 we’re taking the time to improve our website so you can find the information you need to connect to the benefits of Inland Rail and understand its impacts.

Date
Monday 16 March 2020

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
Wednesday 05 February 2020

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

Thursday 03 January 2019

Currently 74 per cent of freight between Melbourne and Brisbane is carried by road and Australia’s freight volumes are expected to double within 20 years – rail will play a crucial role in meeting the freight challenge.

Friday 11 October 2019

The II Program will enable local communities, industry and government to identify projects that could increase and maximise the long-term benefit of Inland Rail – improving access to the national freight network and providing for m