Infrastructure, Transport, Cities and Regional Development
The National Faster Rail Agency was established on 1 July 2019 as an Executive Agency within the Infrastructure, Transport, Cities and Regional Development portfolio. The National Faster Rail Agency is committed to supporting the Australian Government in planning for Australia’s future population by working closely with state and territory governments on opportunities to develop rail infrastructure between major cities and key regional centres in order to advance social, economic and population outcomes.

Further information

  • Type of Body

    A. Non Corporate Commonwealth Entity

  • GFS Sector Classification


  • Established By / Under

    Act / Regulation

  • Established By/Under More info

    Public Service Act 1999 - Order to Establish the National Faster Rail Agency as an Executive Agency

  • Annual Report Prepared and tabled?


  • Classification

    A. Principal

  • Materiality


  • GFS Function / Sector Reported

    Transport and Communication

  • PS Act Body

    Yes - Executive Agency

  • Creation Date

    1 July 2019

  • Postal Address

    GPO Box 594, Canberra ACT 2601

Current single executive appointments

Position Appointee Start Date End Date
Acting Chief Executive Officer Mr. Malcolm Southwell 4 October 2019 3 January 2020
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