May 30, 2024

Building First Nations businesses with Inland Rail

First Nations businesses and community members have learned how to get involved in future opportunities with Inland Rail at a ‘Gather and Grow’ networking event held in Wagga Wagga.

May 16, 2024

Inland Rail boosting work readiness in southern New South Wales

TAFE NSW and the Inland Rail Skills Academy are helping more local businesses and First Nations workers gain the skills to take advantage of a career in the civil construction industry.

May 9, 2024

Inland Rail spend with local businesses passes $427 million

Inland Rail has announced its first Social Performance figures for 2024, with new figures for end-March showing the project spent a further $17.5 million with local businesses in the first quarter, taking total spending with local businesses to $427 million since 2018 with over 570 local businesses, demonstrating the huge benefits Inland Rail construction is bringing.

April 17, 2024

Local workers on track to a brighter future with Inland Rail

Eighteen Wagga Wagga locals including sixteen First Nations participants are on track for a bright future working in the rail industry after graduating from a five-week course to build their infrastructure skills thanks to the Inland Rail Skills Academy (IRSA).

March 6, 2024

Rugby League star helps Inland Rail announce milestone partnerships for First Nations communities

International Rugby League great Greg Inglis, founder of the Goanna Academy, has helped Inland Rail celebrate two milestone partnerships that will help improve the education, life skills, self-esteem, and employment prospects of First Nations youth in regional communities on the Inland Rail alignment, at a special event in Albury.

February 29, 2024

Inland Rail announces latest social performance figures

Inland Rail has announced its Social Performance figures for 2023, with the latest data showing that at end-December the Inland Rail project had employed a further 900 workers in 2023, taking total worker numbers to 4,700 across the project since construction began in 2018 with the Parkes to Narromine project.

February 29, 2024

Albury locals ready for rail industry

Eight First Nations community members in Albury have successfully upskilled in their next phase of workplace training by completing a three day Rail Industry Readiness course run by First Nations Registered Training Organisation Yakka Training and the Inland Rail Skills Academy.

February 7, 2024

Local businesses upskill with Inland Rail

Local businesses in Albury, Wagga Wagga and Forbes can learn how to supply to major projects at Inland Rail’s ‘Pathway to Opportunities’ capability building program that continues later this month, with events taking place in each of the towns.

December 20, 2023

Clontarf Foundation students celebrated at annual award nights

First Nations students from the Clontarf Foundation’s James Fallon and Kooringal Academies have come together to celebrate and be recognised for all their achievements in the past year at the Clontarf Foundation Academy Awards Nights held in Albury and Wagga Wagga.

December 7, 2023

Inland Rail announces latest data on social performance progress

Newly released data for the July-September quarter has shown that Inland Rail is continuing to bring real world benefits to regional communities along the Inland Rail alignment, delivering critical training and educational opportunities for companies, workers, and First Nations communities.

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