Wednesday 19th Dec, 2018
Coal wagons Aurizon. Photo: Aurizon

Strikes planned for Aurizon coal workers

Strike action is planned for Aurizon’s Queensland coal systems over the next 11 days, after the Rail Tram and Bus…
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CERT looks to close skills gap with range of courses, locations

Offering courses in rail construction, rail infrastructure, operations, safety and compliance, Centre for Excellence in Rail Training aims to provide…
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Legislation, projects boosting demand for signalling skills

Registered Training Organisation Competency Australia told Rail Express how it has added more trainers, classrooms, new courses and new equipment,…
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Rail worker manufacturing. Photo: / Courtesy of Bombardier

AusRAIL: ARA demands action to avert skills crisis

A new report says the rail industry needs to address its fast-developing labour crisis to avoid a substantial blowout in…
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Filling the gap: overcoming the rail industry skills shortage

The challenge of addressing the rail industry’s skills gap were a topic of discussion at a recent Australian Industry Standards…
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PTA keen to move on from data leak

WA’s Public Transport Authority has accepted the recommendations of the Corruption and Crime Commission after an employee allegedly leaked the…
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QR gets interim chair after Strachan quits

The Queensland Government has named an interim chair for Queensland Rail after reports David Strachan had quit the role amid…
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PM talks up infrastructure spending at Waratah maintenance site

The continued employment of maintenance staff and apprentices is justification enough for the Coalition’s $75 billion infrastructure program, Prime Minister…
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