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Regional Development Australia Gold Coast Chair, Craig Devlin, and Deputy Chair, Bill Turner, have welcomed the appointment of Nicole Willis and Dale Scotcher to the RDA committee as members.         Nicole Willis          Dale Scotcher   Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Infrastructure and Regional Development Warren Truss said the appointments would ensure RDA committees continued to drive economic growth and make the most of their region’s [...]

Future Gold Coast

Posted on February 13, 2015

‘Beyond the Horizon’ – Bernard Salt Background The Beyond the Horizon report provides for the Gold Coast a 100-year insight from 1950, but more importantly from now to 2050. The report builds on the current strategies of the City of Gold Coast and opportunities for the city. The Beyond the Horizon report is part of a 12-month project of Regional Development Australia (RDA) Gold Coast, sponsored by the City of Gold Coast and the Gold Coast business [...]

The Australian Government recently announced the chair and deputy chair appointments to Regional Development Australia (RDA) committees across Australia. Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Infrastructure and Regional Development Warren Truss said the three-year appointments will provide leadership to RDA committees to drive economic growth and make the most of the potential capability of their region. “The RDA committees can play a key role in g [...]

Beyond The Horizon - Bernard Salt

Posted on December 18, 2014

Come along to the February TSS Foundation Business Breakfast to hear Bernard Salt - Beyond The Horizon - Bernard Salt's view of the future of the Gold Coast. This presentation will provide a 100 year insight from 1950, but more importantly from now to 2050. This Beyond the Horizon report builds on the current strategies and opportunities for the city and is part of a 12 month RDA Gold Coast project sponsored by the City of Gold Coast and business le [...]

NSRF & Grants

Posted on November 11, 2014

National Stronger Regions Fund The first round of funding available under the $1 billion National Stronger Regions Fund will close for applications on 28th November. Further rounds will be available. Please click here for documents and full details. Queensland Government Grants The Member for Burleigh, Michael Hart MP, has provided us with a copy of the Queensland Government Grants document which you can download here. There are a range of grant [...]

COMMUNITY volunteers are being sought to join the Regional Development Australia (RDA) committees in Chair, Deputy Chair and Committee positions in New South Wales, Queensland, South Australia, Western Australia, Northern Territory and Australian Capital Territory. Expressions of Interest (EOIs) are now open for RDA Gold Coast. Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Infrastructure and Regional Development Warren Truss said the RDA was a national net [...]

Health Pathways Alliance - Gold Coast

Posted on September 16, 2014

RDA Gold Coast was proud to facilitate a meeting with health industry education and employment sector stakeholders to promote a potential Health Pathways Alliance for the Gold Coast region. Health Pathways Alliance Queensland is a West Moreton Hospital and Health Service initiative which seeks to promote career pathways into the health and medical sectors. Currently on the Gold Coast 1 in 11 school leavers pursue a career pathway, but it is estimate [...]

Business Capability Statement Workshop

Posted on September 11, 2014

Winning contracts through powerful Capability Statements. The Queensland Government is hosting a workshop to assist businesses develop an effective capability statement and improve their chances of winning contracts. Thursday 9th October, 8am to 12.30pm Arundel Hills Country Club Please see below for further details and how to register. [...]

RDA Gold Coast Executive Officer, Ian Pritchard, and Committee Member, Kerrie Young, were invited to appear as a witness at a Senate Economics References Committee inquiry into affordable housing as a result of RDAGC commissioning a project and publishing a report on housing affordability in 2014 (click here to visit our page and view report). The report undertaken by MacroPlan Dimasi on behalf of RDA Gold Coast sought to assess the housing affordabi [...]

2014 Queensland Small Business Week

Posted on August 19, 2014

FREE information and awareness session "How business can work with three levels of Government". As part of Small Business Week all levels of Government and Industry have come together to provide participants with an outline of the key programs and services available for small to medium Gold Coast business owners, at this half day session. What can I expect to get out of this workshop? Participants will gain a greater understanding of: City of Go [...]

 
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