Media releases from the Hon Catherine King MP, Minister for Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Local Government.

- Minister King

The High Speed Rail Authority (HSRA) is on track to deliver the first key milestone for Australia’s first high speed rail line, with tenders awarded for the Sydney to Newcastle Business Case.

- Minister King

The High Speed Rail Authority (HSRA) is seeking world-leading experts to help develop and plan Stage 1 of an east coast high-speed rail network between Sydney, the Central Coast and Newcastle.

- Minister King

The High Speed Rail Authority (HSRA) is taking an important step towards delivery of high-speed rail in Australia, with the Australian Government allocating $78.8 million to deliver the initial Sydney to Newcastle high speed rail business case.

- Minister King

I am pleased to announce the appointment of Mr Timothy Parker as the inaugural Chief Executive Officer of the High Speed Rail Authority (HSRA), following a merit based selection process.

- Minister King

The Australian Government’s vision for an east coast high-speed rail network has taken another important step forward today, with the Board of the High Speed Rail Authority (HSRA) meeting in Newcastle for the first time.

- Minister King

As the Albanese Government begins the process of delivering high speed rail, I have travelled to Birmingham by train with the UK’s Secretary of State for Transport Mark Harper in Birmingham, where we were joined by Mayor of the West Midlands Andy Street to be briefed on the UK’s HS2 project.

- Minister King

Today marks a historic first day of operation for Australia’s new High Speed Rail Authority.

- Minister King

The Australian Government has announced the appointments to the Board of the High Speed Rail Authority which will formally commence operations on 13 June 2023.

- Minister King

The Australian Government continues to deliver on our commitment to establish a High Speed Rail Authority and has begun the search for Board members who will guide the development of the high-speed rail network.

- Minister King

The Parliament has today passed the High Speed Rail Authority Bill 2022, an important first step in the Albanese Government's commitment to establish the High Speed Rail Authority that will guide the development of a high speed rail network in Australia.

- Minister King

The Australian Government is moving a step closer to high speed rail by introducing legislation to establish the High Speed Rail Authority.