Rail Industry Innovation Council 

Industry, Science and Resources
The Council is an independent, non-statutory advisory body that provides strategic advice to Government on innovation priorities and facilitate practices that engenders competitiveness in the rail manufacturing sector. The Council will enhance Australia’s competitiveness in rail-related research and development, commercialisation, and rate of technology adoption. The Council is chaired by the National Rail Manufacturing Advocate who will provide industry leadership to improve competitiveness and maximise opportunities for Australian manufacturers. 

Further information

  • Type of Body

    F. Non-statutory advisory structure

  • Established By / Under

    Cabinet

  • Paid Members?

    Yes

  • Max No. of Board/Committee Members

    11

  • Classification

    C. Secondary non-statutory structure

  • Function Categorization

    Advisory Board

  • Creation Date

  • Postal Address

    10 Binara Street
    Canberra ACT 2601
    Australia

Current board appointments

Position Appointee Start Date End Date
Chair Ms. Jacqui Walters 23 June 2023 6 June 2026
Member Ms. Vicki Brown 26 June 2023 6 June 2025
Member The Hon. Rachel Nolan 30 June 2023 6 June 2025
Member Mr. Graham Bentley 4 July 2023 6 June 2025
Member Ms. Katarzyna Stapleton 5 July 2023 6 June 2025
Member Prof. Ravi Ravitharan 6 July 2023 6 June 2026
Member Mr. Danny Broad 7 July 2023 6 June 2026
Member Ms. Samantha McWilliam 10 July 2023 6 June 2026
Member Mr. Glenn Thompson 10 July 2023 6 June 2026
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