2023 Australasian Rail Industry Awards

The Australasian Rail Industry Awards (ARI Awards) recognise and celebrate the achievements, innovation and successes of those working in the rail industry and will take place on Wednesday 13 September 2023.

Nominations now closed

Thank you to everyone who has submitted a nomination for the Australasian Rail Industry Awards for 2023.

Key Dates for 2023

Please note dates may be subject to change.

Nominations open 27 March
Nominations close 12 May
Finalists notified 10 July
Finalists announced 17 July
Awards night registrations open 17 July
Awards night 13 September

About the awards

The Australasian Rail Industry (ARI) Awards recognise and celebrate individual and company achievements in the rail industry, showcasing examples of excellence and innovation to support its growth and success.

The awards are open to any individual working in the rail industry and organisation operating in or affiliated with rail in Australia and New Zealand.

Hosts of the awards

The awards were established in partnership with a range of rail organisations in recognition of our shared support for excellence in the rail industry. We thank the Rail Track Association Australia, Rail Technical Society Australasia, Permanent Way Institution, Institution of Railway Signal Engineers and Rail Industry Safety and Standards Board for their continued support.

Sponsorship opportunities

If you are interested in sponsoring for the 2023 Australasian Rail Industry Awards, click here to view the Sponsorship Prospectus or please contact ARA General Manager for Events and Partnerships, Kassandra Koudelka.


Thank you to our 2023 Sponsors.

Past Awards winners and finalists

Click here to view the 2022 awards winners.

Click here to view the 2021 awards winners.

Click here to view the 2020 awards winners.

View our past winners from 2018 and 2019.

Key contacts

General Manager Events and Partnerships