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With more than 220 members, the ARA provides access to a wide range of benefits and services, including unmatched access to our range of popular networking events and dinners, conferences and seminars and career development programs.

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Annual Review 2023

Another incredibly busy year, delivering
new member services to support
the rapid growth of our industry.

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ARA Strategic Plan 2022-2025

Our new strategic plan will guide our work to advance the issues that matter to our members and industry

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Australian Rail Market Outlook

View Australia’s rail construction and maintenance work outlook for the next 10 years and learn about the key drivers of activity at national and state levels.

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Journey to net-zero

View our latest report on inspiring climate action in the transport sector

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The Renaissance of Light Rail

View our research report on the benefits of light rail, and how it compares to heavy rail, bus replacement technology and buses

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Strengthening our supply chain

Read our research report on Australia's supply chain, outlining nine areas of action to support a strong future of rail

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The future of faster rail

Read our latest research report on faster rail in Australia

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Connecting the rail industry

View our range of events across Australia and New Zealand

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Fast tracking rail innovation

See our three point plan for fast tracking rail innovation in Australia and New Zealand

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Value of Rail 2020

Learn about how the rail industry contributes to our economy and community

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Supply chain resilience

The Australian rail industry is experiencing a boom in investment. Improving the policies and processes that shape the rail industry now will help us make the most of this wave of investment to create a strong and sustainable industry for the long term.

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13 November 2023 - 16 November 2023
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Australian rail projects to average $14.4 billion per year over the next five years

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ARA welcomes commitment to key rail projects in NSW Budget

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2023 Australasian Rail Industry Awards winners announced

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Rail Infrastructure Contractors Strategy 2023-2025

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