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
Port Botany, Penrith, Parkes, Perth “Australia’s largest rail freight operator has set in motion a plan to revolutionise freight movements across the length and breadth […]Read More
Construction on the Inland Rail has marked a significant milestone this week, with the Australian Rail Track Corporation contractors INLink taking possession of the existing […]Read More
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 […]Read More
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 […]Read More
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 […]Read More
What the industry leaders are saying
"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
"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.”
Michael Kilgariff - Managing Director, Australian Logistics Council