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Engineers Australia, Railway Technical Society Australia, Transport Australia Society and Rail Track Association Australia invites you to attend our Women in Rail Breakfast to be held in Perth on the 9 March.

As part of the “week” that surrounds International Women’s Day, we’re hosting a breakfast to celebrate!

We will be joined by leading women in transport :

  • Nicole Lockwood, Taskforce Chair, Westport
  • Jamie Mullins, Rail Planning Manager at Public Transport Authority
  • Heather McPherson, Rail Principal Professional, GHD

Each will enthusiastically share their story – their passion for their area of work, times of celebration and reflections on challenges – past and present.

We are seeking an inquisitive and courageous audience prepared to engage with the speakers and make new acquaintances!

Complimentary for members of Engineers Australia, Railway Technical Society Australia, Transport Australia Society and Rail Track Association Australia

$30 non-member fee.

DATE: Friday 9 March

TIME: 7:30am - 9:30am

VENUE: Engineers Australia Auditorium - 712 Murray Street, West Perth 6005

To reserve your place, please REGISTER HERE


The RTAA in conjunction with the Level Crossing Removal Authority are pleased to provide our members and rail colleagues a personal tour of the Murrumbeena Hub.

The tour will start at 10:30am with a short presentation and then be followed by a light lunch (approx finish time 13:30).

Places are strictly limited and we recommend you register early to avoid missing out. Register here

The meeting point is The Murrembeena Hub, 444 Neerim Road, Murrumbeena.

Hard hats and vests will be provided, however, closed in shoes must be worn.

Visitors can park on Murrembeena Road or Adelaide Street.

The RTAA are pleased to announce that the submissions for the 2018 Frank Franklyn Award are now open!

The Award recognises the contribution that young people make to the future of the rail industry and encourages them to learn from international sources that will benefit both the individual and the Australian Rail Industry in the future. The Award supports one of the RTAA’s key focus areas “to broaden the appeal of rail to women, young people and Indigenous communities”.

The prize includes conference / exhibition entry fees, travel, accommodation and expenses totalling an amount up to $10,000. (This amount includes GST and is further defined in the Award Entrant Rules and Procedures.) The conference / exhibition must be consistent with the objectives of the RTAA.

The winner will be invited to join the RTAA Management Committee for a period of 12 months. The aim of this role is to foster involvement by young people in rail and engagement with industry groups such as the RTAA.

Applications close on 20 April, so be sure to get your submissions in by then!