A new Australian Research Council (ARC) industrial transformation research training centre will create innovative engineering solutions and products to position Australia as a global research and development leader in rail engineering, and grow the construction and manufacturing businesses that service our rail industry into the future.

Australian vegetable growers have welcomed the government’s increased investment in the nation’s biosecurity sector announced in 2018’s Federal Budget, with industry representative body AUSVEG saying it is critical to ensuring Australia’s agricultural production systems are protected.