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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 [...]

$150 million in round one Regional Development Australia Funding 07 September 2011SC110/2011 Community buildings, cultural and tourist projects, training centres and regional airport upgrades are just some of the shovel-ready projects supported in Round One of the $1 billion Regional Development Australia Fund (RDAF). Regional Australia Minister Simon Crean said the Federal Government would invest $150 million in 35 projects worth almost [...]

Held on 17 February 2010, at "The Vibe" Hotel, Surfers Paradise.  Presenter - Ivan Neville, Branch Manager, Labour Market Research and Analysis Branch. click here to view the presentation slides

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