Media releases

National Faster Rail Agency Chief Executive Officer appointed

Monday 16 December 2019

The Morrison Government has appointed Barry Broe as the new Chief Executive Officer for the National Faster Rail Agency (NFRA).

Better managing Australia's future population growth

Monday 1 July 2019

Key elements of the Morrison Government's plan to better manage Australia's future population have come into effect today.

Geelong to Melbourne travel cut in half – part of 20-year fast rail plan

Friday 22 March 2019

The Morrison Government will deliver $2 billion to bring fast rail to life between Geelong and Melbourne, cutting the 80km journey in half to 32 minutes.

A plan for Australia's future population

Wednesday 20 March 2019

The Morrison Government will tackle the impact of increasing population in congested cities and back smaller cities and regions looking for greater growth to secure their economic future and the key public services they rely on.

Faster Rail on the horizon for key commuter corridors

Friday 9 March 2018

Three business cases for faster rail will be developed under the Turnbull Government's $20 million Faster Rail Prospectus.