Sign up now for an ARA webinar

The ARA has developed a program of regular webinars for members to learn about issues in the rail industry, as well as personal and professional development topics.
This exciting program is complimentary for ARA members.

Webinars will feature the ability for the audience to ask questions of the presenter, either as live chat throughout the session or in other cases in a dedicated Q&A session following the presentation.
Join us for these informative online sessions on topics specific to the rail sector.

Book now to secure your place at an ARA webinar.

Date Topic Speaker  
Wednesday 22 April Culture and connectivity when working from home: Replacing workPLACE with core community Dr Polly McGee, Director, Pilot Light


Wednesday 29 April Future Rail –  the transformative power of rail and what changes after COVID-19  Stefan Sanders, Australasia Rail Advisory Leader, Arup Recap:
Wednesday 6 May The Role of the Office of the National Rail Safety Regulator (ONRSR) and the Response to COVID-19 Sue McCarrey, Chief Executive, Office of the National Rail Safety Regulator Recap:
Wednesday 13 May

Getting Past COVID-19: A Strategy on How to Make Your Business Survive and Thrive!

Kevin Nuttall, Director, Waterfield Recap:
Friday 15 May Generation Equality - your role! Virginia Haussegger AM, Chair, 50/50 by 2030 Foundation,
The University of Canberra
Wednesday 20 May Dare to Lead (Part One): Leaning in to Vulnerability Dr Polly McGee, Director, Pilot Light Video coming soon
Wednesday 27 May Rail industry: managing risks while adopting new technology  Bruce Moore, Executive General Manager -Telecommunications,
Video coming soon
Wednesday 3 June

Westport Taskforce: Developing a Plan to Manage WA's Growing Freight Demands Over 50 Years

Nicole Lockwood, Independent Chair, Westport Taskforce Register here
Friday 5 June Dare to Lead (Part Two): Living our Values Dr Polly McGee, Director, Pilot Light Register here
Wednesday 10 June Proactively Managing a Rail Network in the 21st Century   Ravi Ravitharan, Director, Institute of Railway Technology, Monash University Register here
Wedneaday 17 June Dare to Lead (Part Three): BRAVING Trust Dr Polly McGee, Director, Pilot Light Register here
Wednesday 24 June The role of the Australian Transport Safety Bureau (ATSB), now and into the
Nat Nagy, Executive Director - Transport Safety, Australian Transport Safety Bureau (ATSB) Register here
Friday 3 July Dare to Lead (Part Four): Learning to Rise Dr Polly McGee, Director, Pilot Light Register here


How to View

Webinars will be hosted using either the Redback Connect or GoTo Webinar systems.
To join a Redback webinar, all you have to do is click the register button in the confirmation email you will receive after registering, or any reminder emails, and enter the email you used when registering (access will open 30 minutes before each webinar).
To join a GoTo Webinar, click the link in the confirmation email you were sent after registering. This link should not be shared with others; as it is unique to your registration. 


Register your interest to Present a Webinar

If you are an ARA member and have an interesting rail-related topic that you could present via webinar for 30 – 45 minutes and then answer questions from the audience, we would love to hear from you. Please fill out this form here