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Gold Coast Digital Champion - Chris Hogan

Posted on February 15, 2017

The Advance Queensland Community Digital Champions program aims to encourage Queenslanders to explore and enjoy the benefits of the digital age – through the stories and activities of inspirational champions. These individuals are passionate digital advocates, wanting to give back to their community by helping others become digitally-savvy. They exemplify the benefits offered by the digital world and inspire others to take part. These Champions will [...]

First Edition of the 'RDA on Q' Newsletter

Posted on February 6, 2017

  The launch issue of the Queensland-focussed RDA newsletter ‘RDA on Q January 2017’ highlights the achievements and role of the Queensland RDA partnerships and what the RDAs do for the National and State economy and local communities. The 12 Queensland RDA Committees work collaboratively to identify common issues, priorities and strategies relating to both Australian and State Government programs and policies. After almost seven years, the Queen [...]

Foreign Policy White Paper

Posted on January 18, 2017

The Australian Government is developing a Foreign Policy White Paper to set out Australia's international engagement for the next five to ten years. There have been significant changes domestically and globally since the last Foreign Policy White Paper was developed thirteen years ago. As Australia is an open export-orientated economy, our standard of living and our prosperity depends on our ability to engage with the world. The global economy has be [...]

On 23 November 2016 the Australian Government announced the release of the program guidelines for the new Building Better Regions Fund (BBRF) - to replace the National Stronger Regions Fund (NSRF). The BBRF will invest $297.7 million over four years in infrastructure projects and community investments to create jobs, drive economic growth and build stronger regional communities into the future. Grants are available through two funding streams; Infra [...]

Building Better Regions Fund

Posted on November 28, 2016

  On 23 November 2016 the Australian Government announced the release of the program guidelines for the new Building Better Regions Fund (BBRF) - to replace the National Stronger Regions Fund (NSRF). The BBRF will invest $297.7 million over four years in infrastructure projects and community investments to create jobs, drive economic growth and build stronger regional communities into the future. Grants are available through two funding streams; In [...]

Regional Consultations - Jobs Queensland

Posted on November 17, 2016

Jobs Queensland takes pleasure in inviting you to their upcoming regional forums to discuss:  * the Queensland apprenticeship and traineeship system * Queensland Tourism industry workforce     [...]

How do we innovate conference

Posted on September 14, 2016

The Queensland Government is supporting the Queensland Spatial and Surveying Association’s (QSSA) ‘How do we innovate?’ conference, as well as hosting the related Innovation Nation Awards in Brisbane on 3rd November.   There are a number of high calibre international speakers on the program. If you would circulate the attached flyer within your organisations it would be greatly appreciated.          [...]

Big Blue Sky 2016

Posted on September 6, 2016

RDA Gold Coast is proud to be a partner of the Big Blue Sky 2016 event which will be held 7th and 8th October. In 2015 for the inaugural event, the organisers set out to hold a world class event that would attract smart, innovative entrepreneurs and Gold Coast citizens, leaders and future leaders to an event to co-create Moonshot type projects that would forward the future of our city. And they did just that. About 170 people came together for a day [...]

The Regional Innovation Hubs Program is a Queensland Government initiative designed to support innovation and entrepreneurship in regional Queensland. This program will encourage innovation in our regions and support local economies to create jobs for regional Queenslanders. We want your input and feedback to design this program. This workshop is a valuable opportunity for attendees come together as a community, understand the program in more detail [...]

SkillsIQ is a national, not-for-profit organisation supporting industry to develop standards to equip the people-facing workforce with the right skills for jobs now and in the future. Their website provides information on the Industry Reference Committees (IRCs) and industry sectors they support, as well as the training packages allocated to these IRCs. There is a hub for resources and research relevant to their industry sectors and training package [...]

 
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