ARA Rail Sustainability Conference

With the launch of the ARA Sustainability Committee and the ARA Sustainability Strategy, the ARA has an ambitious sustainability agenda over the coming three years.

The agenda for this Conference will cover all the trending topics in rail related sustainability, showcasing new innovations, initiatives and technology.

The agenda will also cover big picture strategic conversations about the future of rail sustainability.

Program overview

Tuesday 28 June

Morning sessions will focus on:

  • Australian and international rail sustainability overview
  • Decarbonisation and the path to net zero
  • Hydrogen and alternative fuels

Afternoon sessions will focus on:

  • Resilience across the rail supply chain
  • Circular economy
  • Sustainable construction
  • Innovation in rail

Wednesday 29 June 

Morning sessions will focus on:

  • Meeting our future infrastructure needs
  • Social procurement
  • Diversity and inclusion

The afternoon session will feature an opportunity for participants to share insights and feedback on key sustainability issues as part of an interactive session.

View the program for more information

Become a sponsor

Limited sponsorship opportunities are still available and provide a uninique opportunity to showcase your leadership on sustainability in the rail industry.  
The remaining sponsorship opportunities are expected to sell fast so view our prospectus and book early to confirm your place. 


Sofitel Sydney Wentworth are pleased to offer delegates the Classic Rooms at $240.00 per room per night room only. This offer is subject to availability. 

To obtain this rate, delegates can contact Sofitel Sydney Wentworth directly on telephone 02 9228 9188 or email and quote ARA280622.

Event contact

If you have any questions about this event, please contact the Rail Sustainability Conference Organiser:

Nicolette Hughes

M: +61 416 189 171




Cancellation Policy

Registration terms and conditions

a.       If a registrant is unable to attend the Conference, the registration can be transferred to someone else at any time. When the registrant is unable to attend (in-person or virtually), and is not able to transfer their place to another person, then the following refund arrangements apply:

·        30 or more days prior to the Conference: In-person registrants may transfer to a virtual ticket and the difference will be refunded. In-person and virtual registrants can cancel with no penalty.

·        Within 30 days of the Conference: In-person registrants may transfer to a virtual ticket, but no refunds are applicable. In the event of the registrant’s cancellation, refunds are not applicable for in-person or virtual registrants.

b.       Refunds will not be granted if you fail to attend in-person or virtually.  

c.             If the Conference is postponed:

·        Your registration will automatically be held for the postponed Conference.

·        Refunds will be provided upon request.

d.       Cancellation pursuant to this clause does not terminate our agreement with you, which continues until resolution of all outstanding matters to the ARA’s satisfaction. 

e.        The ARA reserves the right to cancel or vary optional activities if minimum numbers are not reached.  

f.       The ARA has no liability for the loss of money in relation to travel, accommodation and other expenses as a result of an event cancellation or postponement. Obtaining travel and other insurances to protect such loses are at the discretion of the registrant and are not included in your registration fees. 

g.       All communication will be via the contact details you provided on your registration form including email. The ARA cannot be held responsible for non-receipt of communication. 

h.      Notification of cancellation must be made in writing and sent by email 

Date and time

Tuesday 28 June 2022, 08:00 - Wednesday 29 June 2022, 15:30


Sofitel Sydney Wentworth

Event details

Who should attend: Anyone interested in Sustainability and hearing about how the infrastructure sector is leading and embedding sustainable practices to support Australia’s sustainable development.