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Upcoming Events

'Growing next gen rail skills' 

Our free webinar series 'Growing next gen rail skills' brings together transport and education sectors to find new ways to develop the skills needed for a safe, efficient rail system, today and into the future.

Be part of the change. 


Dates for the 2024 webinars will be posted soon


Catch up on the highlights from our 2023 agenda

Preparing your workforce for radical change 

If you missed our webinar on how Rio Tinto prepared its workforce for the introduction of driverless trains, you can read about it here


Shaping the next generation workforce

Catch up on outcomes from the NTC's 2023 Future Rail Skills Forum and find out how government and rail industry leaders are tackling the rail skills challenge. A video and full report can be found here.


Skills roundtable

The Hub facilitated a skills roundtable at the 2023 AusRAIL conference, presenting new research by Oxford Economics which forecast a 'stronger for longer' rail skills shortage. 

Broad endorsement was given for a collaborative skills program focused on improving the mobility, diversity and digital competency of Australia's rail workforce.

Roundtable attendees noted strategies that had been used successfully to help attract and keep workers. These included:

  • greater flexibility around rostering
  • opportunities to job share
  • inclusion and diversity programs supported at a high level
  • mentoring programs
  • the practice of hiring cohorts of minorities rather than single workers.

Targeted events

A calendar of the Hub's 2024 workshops and, forums and roundtable will be posted soon.

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