The Australasian Railway Association represents major rail contractors in Australia and New Zealand. Advocating on behalf of these companies is the Rail Contractors Group.

Rail Contractors Group (RCG)

Formed in 2014, the RCG represents the interests of companies who build new infrastructure for the Australian and New Zealand Rail industry. These projects include track construction, tunnels, stations, signalling and electrification of railway networks. In addition to the domestic rail infrastructure construction these companies successfully tender for and deliver work all around the globe.


RCG Terms of Reference

The RCG Terms of Reference can be found here. 


RCG members

Current members of the contractors group are as follows:

  • Julian Sharp, CPB Contractors (Chair)
  • David Robotham, Laing O’Rourke (Deputy Chair)
  • Kyle Mortimer, McConnell Dowell
  • Lawrence Battis, Broadspectrum
  • Mark Harris, Lend Lease Engineering
  • Sean Bonham, Coleman Rail
  • Malcolm Tinkler, John Holland
  • Treaven Martinus, Martinus Rail
  • Karl McCarthy, Downer


Strategy and Priorities

The RCG has developed its Strategy and Priorities 2020 - 2024. Please find the RCG Strategy here.


Joining the RCG

Interested parties wishing to join the RCG please contact contact Natalie Currey via or on 02 6270 4512.