The Centre of Australia’s Transport Future
“The vision is huge, and the opportunity is absolutely immense.”
Cr Ken Keith OAM - Mayor, Parkes Shire
Uniquely positioned at the intersection of the East West rail line, the North South Newell Highway and soon, the new $10 billion Melbourne to Brisbane Inland Rail. This is a game changer and this is the only place where is all comes together. Major logistics, manufacturing, warehousing and distribution opportunities are now available in Parkes. We welcome your enquiry.
Faster, cheaper, easier.
It all adds up
Parkes Special Activation Precinct
The NSW Government announced the establishment of Special Activation Precincts as part of its 20-Year Economic Vision for Regional NSW.
The first Special Activation Precinct was announced for Parkes, taking advantage of its location, business development and employment growth opportunities associated with the east–west rail line and the north– south Inland Rail project.
Latest Hub News
The Australian Government has welcomed measures implemented by the Australian Rail Track Corporation (ARTC) to provide immediate financial relief to rail freight operators maintaining the […]Read More
A refrigeration hub in Parkes, an expanded intermodal facility in Wagga Wagga and an upgrade to the Stockinbingal to Griffith rail line are among the […]Read More
What the industry leaders are saying
"Parkes is the epicentre of Inland Rail, a project that is going to completely revitalise this country's supply chain."
Richard Wankmuller - Chief Executive Officer, Inland Rail Division, ARTC
"The $35m will be made up of approx. $17m to build a terminal here which will form part and be adjacent to the Inland Rail route and $18m on supporting rolling stock."
Dean Della Valle - CEO, Pacific National
"With the expansion of Asian markets the opportunities are just immense. We’ve been waiting for this for years."
Wayne Dunford - Chairman Economics and Farm Business committee, National Farmers Federation.
“ALC estimates that for every 1% increase in supply chain efficiency, there’ll be a $2 billion benefit to the national economy.”
Kirk Coningham - Managing Director, Australian Logistics Council