Saturday 23rd Feb, 2019
Rail worker manufacturing. Photo: / Courtesy of Bombardier

WA Government working to rebuild training sector

Western Australia’s McGowan Government says it is committed to bolstering the state’s training sector, with a report released by the…
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Sydney Trains enjoys record driver and guard graduates

Sydney’s strained rail workforce was aided in 2018 by its biggest annual growth in train crewing, with 360 new drivers…
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Skills gap threatens to derail Australia’s project boom

Australia’s rail industry will struggle to cope as demand for labour peaks in the middle of the next decade and…
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Madew appointed Infrastructure Australia boss

Green Building Council CEO Romilly Madew has been appointed as the next chief executive of Infrastructure Australia, the Federal Government’s…
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ARA to establish Young Leaders Advisory Board

The Australasian Railway Association has announced plans to create a board of young rail professionals to provide advice and proposals…
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V/Line train. Photo: Victorian Government

Record number of Victorian regional rail trainees

V/Line is currently training a record 108 drivers on Victoria’s regional railways, a record figure since the operator’s inception in…
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Cormann, McCormack back Indigenous employment targets for Inland Rail

An Inland Rail Indigenous Participation Plan (IRIPP) is aimed at ensuring local communities share in employment opportunities granted by the…
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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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