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Have your say on regional telecommunications

Posted on November 15, 2011

Communities are being asked to provide feedback on their telecommunications services as part of a 2011-2012 Regional Telecommunications Review.   An independent review committee has been established, and is keen to learn from the experiences of consumers, businesses, agencies and organisations in regional, rural and remote communities.   The committee will report back to the Minister for Broadband, Communications and the Digital Economy [...]

Local government representatives and not-for-profit organisations are invited to the RDA Gold Coast's Information Session on the Regional Development Australia Fund (RDAF) Round Two: 

26 October 2011CS28/2011 My commitment to Regional Australia is long-standing. I have spoken about it over many years at SEGRA conferences but I have put it into practice in all of my approaches to policy development and implementation. My engagement over the past 12 months as Minister convinces me that Australia is poised on the cusp of a new era of strength, diversity and prosperity and that the regions are crucial to shaping it. Today I want to [...]

Media Release     SEQ’s leading IT health professionals come together to embrace technological advances within health and community sectors   A recent e-health and community services forum held on the Gold Coast has served to highlight the sectors need to embrace technological opportunities for regional and business development.   Lead by Regional Development Australia – Gold Coast (RDA Gold Coast) and the Primary [...]

The Australian Government is calling for applications for  the new $126 million Emerging Renewables Program. Administered by the Australian Centre for Renewable Energy (ACRE), the program will provide support for the development of renewable energy and enabling technologies in Australia across the innovation chain. Grants will be merit-based, and made in two funding categories: 1) ACRE Projects – for renewable energy and enabling technol [...]

RDA Gold Coast has released its Regional Roadmap, a clear and practical plan for economic and social development which points the way forward to a thriving and dynamic Gold Coast region. RDA Gold Coast Chair Craig Devlin said the Regional Roadmap was not a “top down” government-imposed regional plan, but rather, a “grass roots” community vision, developed by the Committee through an extensive consultation process with local co [...]

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