The Australian Rail Track Corporation has set up three briefings for local businesses and suppliers ahead of construction on the Parkes-Narromine section of the project, with the call put out for materials and labour hire, machinery, fuel and more.
Strong population growth, underpinning a lift in construction activity and infrastructure, has resulted in Victoria climbing to the top spot for economic performance, according to the latest CommSec State of the States report.
Victoria’s Level Crossing Removal Authority is reaching out to retrenched auto manufacturing workers to move them into roles in the transport infrastructure industry.
The $2 billion Connections Project has begun its winter works program to deliver a $200 million boost to the water infrastructure in the Goulburn Murray Irrigation District.
With a raft of rail infrastructure projects announced, in progress or on the horizon, does Australia have the skills and workforce to meet demand and deliver and operate these momentous assets?