The shareholder departments are responsible for monitoring the government’s policy objectives for Inland Rail but do not have project delivery functions, which is the responsibility of ARTC. Gowrie to Kagaru PPP project 9 4.1. The Government and ARTC have entered, or will enter, into an Equity Financing Agreement for Inland Rail. Background. Approvals 12 4.3. Mission Statement InlandRail recognizes there is a necessary and inseparable link between land use planning and transportation infrastructure development. For more information on ARTC and the construction of Inland Rail visit www.inlandrail.artc.com.au.

Inland Rail. 68km of rail in place between Parkes and Narromine Inland Rail Program scope 8 3.4. 1. In investing in Inland Rail, the Government has regard to whether ARTC is achieving Inland Rail Objectives and whether ARTC is acting in a manner which achieves transparency and accountability in relation to the delivery of Inland Rail. Reference Design 16 4.8. The Australian Government is delivering Inland Rail through the Australian Rail Track Corporation (ARTC), in partnership with the private sector. Inland Rail Program objectives 7 3.3. Inland Rail is a fast freight backbone from Melbourne to Brisbane that will transform how we move goods around Australia. 1.2 Study objectives, stages and working papers The objectives of the Melbourne-Brisbane Inland Rail Alignment Study (the study) are to determine: the optimum alignment of the inland railway, taking into account user requirements and Agreement for Inland Rail. Independent Verifier 12 4.5.

Project scope overview 10 4.2. Purpose Statement The Inland Empire Rail Transit Association (InlandRail) is a nonpartisan organization advocating for rail transit as part of a more balanced transportation network for the Eastern Washington and Northern Idaho region. In investing in Inland Rail, the Government has regard to whether ARTC is achieving Inland Rail Objectives and whether ARTC is acting in a manner which achieves It will better link producers, farmers and businesses to national and global markets, reduce our reliance on road freight and generate new opportunities for industries and our regions. The Inland Rail programme is to construct an inland rail line from Melbourne to Brisbane, covering a total distance of approximately 1700 kilometres.In 2014, the Australian Government provided $300 million for pre-construction work on the proposed rail line, and in 2017 committed $8.4 billion to build it. industry, local governments and major rail customers. CONTACT 1800 732 761 Management requirements 13 4.7. Concept of Operations 13 4.6. 3.2. Inland Rail Service Offering 8 4. The Government and As part of its commitment to supporting local communities, the Inland Rail project is still accepting applications to its 2020 Community Sponsorships and Donations Program. Sustainability 12 4.4.