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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


Fly to Sydney in 45 minutes

B double + B triple

Double stack west

Access major ports

Reach 80% population overnight

Crossroads of the Nation 

SCT, Pacific National & Linfox

Concierge services

What the industry leaders are saying

Glenn Smith

"SCT sees great opportunities of importers, exporters, manufacturers, who have a requirement to move freight efficiently."

Glenn Smith - CEO SCT Logistics

Peter Winder

"The first project will be constructing the Parkes to Narromine section & our plans to start construction there are in the second quarter of 2018."

Peter Winder - Executive for Inland Rail program, ARTC

Dean Della Valle

"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

Danny Broad

"Inland Rail will enhance the national transport network and provide up to 16,000 jobs during the peak of construction."

Danny Broad - CEO Australasian Rail Association

Wayne Dunford

"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.

Kent Boyd

“Council’s role as development concierge creates competitive advantage for businesses. ”

Kent Boyd - General Manager, Parkes Shire Council

Ken Keith

“The hub at Parkes has been in the planning for decades because geographically it was always going to be suited to a national logistics hub.”

Ken Keith OAM - Mayor Parkes Shire Council

Michael Kilgariff

“ALC estimates that for every 1% increase in supply chain efficiency, there’ll be a $2 billion benefit to the national economy.”

Michael Kilgariff - Managing Director, Australian Logistics Council

Anna Wyllie

“We came to Parkes for 3 months and stayed for 10 years ”

Anna Wyllie - Economic & Business Development Manager | Parkes Shire Council

Latest News

Inland Rail Progress

Construction ramps up as Inland Rail takes hold of track for the first time

Construction on the Inland Rail is ramping up on the Parkes to Narromine section, with the construction contractor INLink taking possession of the existing track […]

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Special Activation Precinct given the green light for next stage of planning

The NSW Government has given the Parkes Special Activation Precinct the green light to progress from concept to detailed land-use studies and community consultation to […]

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Funding to deliver crucial service infrastructure for Parkes Hub

Parliamentary Secretary for Western NSW, The Hon. Rick Colless MLC visited Parkes today to announce $8.485 million in funding to deliver crucial service infrastructure extensions […]

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Parkes is perfect place for the future of Australian freight

Melbourne to Brisbane Inland Rail project gaining momentum Australia’s largest rail freight operator, Pacific National, has in the last year committed $35 million to develop […]

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Historic moment as ground is broken for construction on Inland Rail in Parkes

Construction of the once-in-a-generation Inland Rail officially began today, boosting jobs, creating vital infrastructure and strengthening the economy. The Deputy Prime Minister Michael McCormack turned […]

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