Inland Rail headquarters opens in Dubbo

Job seekers, workers and local communities in regional New South Wales will soon be reaping the rewards of Inland Rail with the opening of a local office in Dubbo – one of three to support the 1,700 kilometre project. Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Infrastructure and Transport Michael McCormack said this was a great step for Inland…

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Inland Rail grants to benefit Parkes communities

Gilgandra Country Women’s Association (CWA) Evening Branch, Western Student Connections and the Narromine Lions Club are among the community groups across the Inland Rail alignment to receive vital grants of up to $4,000 through the Inland Rail Community Sponsorships and Donations program. Local Member for Parkes and Minister for Regional Health, Regional Communications and Local…

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Inland Rail corridor amendment applauded by Coulton

 An amendment to the Inland Rail corridor to take advantage of the disused Boggabilla line in northern New South Wales has been applauded by the Federal Member for Parkes Mark Coulton.  The Minister for Infrastructure and Transport Darren Chester said the North Star to Yelarbon amendment takes into account local community feedback, field studies undertaken…

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Inland Rail answers call to improve mobile coverage in North West NSW

Photo caption: Telstra Regional General Manager Northern NSW Michael Marom, Federal Member for Parkes and Regional Communications Minister Mark Coulton and ARTC Inland Rail Director of Planning, Communications and Stakeholder Relations Rebecca Pickering announced the feasibility study at Gurley today. Minister for Regional Health, Regional Communications and Local Government Federal Member for Parkes Mark Coulton,…

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Indonesia trade deal

Indonesia trade deal I’m pleased that Australia and Indonesia have successfully concluded negotiations on the Indonesia-Australia Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (IA-CEPA), deepening our economic and security cooperation with one of our major trading partners. Indonesia is one of the largest economies in the world, and building the economic ties between our nations will lead to…

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