Management of the Inland Rail project by the Australian Rail Track Corporation and the Commonwealth Government

On 17 September 2019, the Senate moved that the following matter be referred to the Rural and Regional Affairs and Transport References Committee for inquiry and report by 30 Deptember 2020.

On 11 June 2020, the Senate granted an extension of time to report until 11 November 2020.

While submissions were originally due on 8 November 2019, the committee has extended the submission due date to 29 November 2019

The management of the Inland Rail project by the Australian Rail Track Corporation and the Commonwealth Government, with particular reference to:

  1. financial arrangements of the project
  2. route planning and selection processes;
  3. connections with other freight infrastructure, including ports and intermodal hubs;
  4. engagement on route alignment, procurement and employment;
  5. urban and regional economic development opportunities;
  6. collaboration between governments;
  7. interaction with National Freight and Supply Chain Strategy; and
  8. any other related matters.

Committee Secretariat contact:

Committee Secretary
Senate Standing Committees on Rural and Regional Affairs and Transport
PO Box 6100
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600

Phone: +61 2 6277 3511
Fax: +61 2 6277 5811
rrat.sen@aph.gov.au

About this inquiry

An inquiry into the management of the Inland Rail project by the Australian Rail Track Corporation and the Commonwealth Government.

Track Inquiry

Upcoming Public Hearings

07 Aug 2020: Canberra

Past Public Hearings

06 Apr 2020:
30 Jan 2020: Brisbane
29 Jan 2020: Millmerran

more...

Inquiry Status

Submissions closed

Accessibility

If you require any special arrangements to enable you to participate in the Committee's inquiry, please contact the Committee Secretariat.

Further information regarding accessibility can be found at www.aph.gov.au/Help/Accessibility