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Innovation Workshops

Posted on April 10, 2015

Applications Open to attend the City of Gold Coast Innovation Workshops: The Innovation Program demystifies ‘innovation’ for business and explores the development and commercialisation of new products. The program will provide you with an understanding of the strategic management of technology, negotiation and dealmaking, improving buyer relations and the valuation of intellectual property. The Program comprises two full day workshops.  You are wel [...]

Funding for Skills in Your Business

Posted on April 10, 2015

Industry Skills Funding Explained The $476 million Industry Skills Fund - Growth Stream (the fund) is a key element in the Australian Government's Industry Innovation and Competitiveness Agenda and will provide up to 200,000 training places and support services over four years. The fund prioritises SMEs, including microbusinesses.   The fund assists industry to invest in training and support services, and to develop innovative training solutions. T [...]

Gold Coast Careers Expo

Posted on April 9, 2015

The Gold Coast Careers Expo is held annually in May and brings educators, career advisors, students, parents, prospective students and job seekers together to explore study options and career pathways on the Gold Coast. The Expo highlights training and employment opportunities as well as up-skilling pathways. The Gold Coast Careers Expo draws a diverse crowd of all ages including students from state and independent schools, parents, teachers, career [...]

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 [...]

 
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