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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 [...]

REGISTER NOW! Regional Development Australia (SEQ) and Economic Development Australia (Queensland) invite you to the SEQ Economic Development Forum 2014 - Boosting SEQ's Global Competitiveness. This event will place a spotlight on the SEQ economy and provide a forum for discussion around a multi-level government approach and cross-regional collaboration to boost SEQ's future productivity and global competitiveness. Join us to explore the enormous p [...]

Export Awards 2014

Posted on July 18, 2014

Be recognised as a Queensland Export Champion. Celebrating 25 years of business excellence.   Trade & Investment Queensland invite you to be part of what is considered a highlight for many exporting companies’ - the Premier of Queensland’s Export Awards. The Export Awards are the platform through which TIQ recognise excellence, celebrate success and bring export champions and the future leaders of global trade together. International trade exp [...]

Tendering for Government Business

Posted on July 18, 2014

To register please go to Gold Coast Tickets where you can select the session that you wish to attend and purchase your tickets online. The four Gold Coast events are: 29 July - 2 sessions - 8-11am & 1-4pm - Arundel Hills Country Club 28 August - 2 sessions - 8-11am  & 1-4pm - Arundel Hills Country Club. The four events for each of Logan and Redland areas. 30 July - 2 sessions - 8-11am & 1 – 4pm - Wellington Point  7 August - 2 sessio [...]

NBN Fixed Wireless Review

Posted on June 24, 2014

The Fixed Wireless and Satellite Review follows NBN Co's Strategic Review of the rollout in the fixed-line footprint, published in December 2013. Among the key findings of the Review: Up to 620,000 homes, farms and businesses outside the fixed-line footprint will be connected to the NBN by 2021, up from the 230,000 envisaged in NBN Co’s 2012-15 Corporate Plan To accommodate the higher take-up, NBN Co must:o improve construction methods;o nearly do [...]

Australian Jobs 2014

Posted on June 24, 2014

Australian Jobs 2014 is produced by the Commonwealth Department of Employment and includes information about the labour market for industries and occupations as well as states, territories and regions of Australia. It also provides forward-looking occupational and industry information that will help readers understand where the jobs will be in the future. Download a copy of the report here. [...]

 
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