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RDA Gold Coast Chairman, Craig Devlin, and Executive Officer, Ian Pritchard, recently joined hundreds of Queenslanders from a broad range of backgrounds and professions to discuss the future of Queensland at the Queensland Plan Brisbane Summit.   RDA Gold Coast's Craig Devlin (left) and Ian Pritchard (right) with Premier Campbell Newman  [...]

RDA Gold Coast Executive Officer, Ian Pritchard, has met with IBM technology experts to investigate how disaster management can be improved in the region.   Storm rollling into the Gold Coast

Growing and Developing Social Enterprise

Posted on October 4, 2013

RDA Gold Coast and Foresters Community Finance, with coefficiency, are hosting a free workshop on Thursday 24th October.

Regional Profile 2013

Posted on September 24, 2013

Regional Development Australia Gold Coast (RDAGC) has released a comprehensive Regional Profile for the Gold Coast. The Gold Coast is a diverse and robust regional community relatively dependent upon traditional economic sectors such as tourism, construction and retail. In order to address the challenges and opportunities facing the region, RDAGC has been working with a variety of business, government, community and environmental groups to identify [...]

Australia’s Green Cauldron receives boost

Posted on September 19, 2013

  Source: Flickr - eGuide Travel Funding from Government bodies could see Australia’s Green Cauldron (AGC) relaunched as one of South East Queensland’s most sought-after tourist destinations. 

Regional Development Australia Gold Coast were pleased to host Bernard Salt this week as he delivered the 'Analysis of the Gold Coast Long Distance Commuter Workforce' report at SkyPoint (Q1). To those guests who were able to join us, thank you for coming along and we're sure you found Bernard's presentation exciting news for the Gold Coast. We wanted to circulate Bernard's report, and the subsequent media coverage, to everyone including those guest [...]

Bernard Salt's Gold Coast Report

Posted on August 13, 2013

Regional Development Australia Gold Coast (RDAGC) is proud to support the new study released today by KPMG Demographer, Bernard Salt, revealing the lengths some Australians will go to in order to retain their Gold Coast lifestyle. First the Gold Coast gave Australia the idea of a retirement lifestyle by the beach. Then we delivered the idea of a seachange lifestyle where Australians either lived permanently or had a beach house 'down the co [...]

Digital Enterprise Program

Posted on April 5, 2013

The Minister for Broadband, Communications and the Digital Economy, Senator Stephen Conroy, yesterday called for applications from service providers to deliver the fourth round of the Digital Enterprise program. Applications are welcomed from the three communities of Gosford (NSW), Gold Coast (QLD), and Wollongong (NSW). Organisations that are eligible for funding under this program are listed at Section 7 of the program guidelines below. The Digita [...]

Intelligent Cities Summit 2013

Posted on March 4, 2013

City of Gold Coast has partnered with the Future Cities Institute to bring the inaugural Intelligent Cities Summit 2013 to the Gold Coast on 6 & 7 May.  RDA Gold Coast is very pleased to be supporting this event alongside Microsoft, the overall event sponsor. This summit will comprise the four core themes for Intelligent Cities: Citizen Engagement Local Innovation Intelligent Infrastructure Digital Economy   As a part of the [...]

FIFO on the Gold Coast

Posted on February 20, 2013

"Where the FIFO are you?" The Gold Coast is advancing closer to establishing the city as a fly-in, fly out (FIFO) centre for the mining industry and we need to know how many workers there are in this sector who live on the Gold Coast. Also, how many are interested in obtaining work in this sector. If you currently work in the resource sector or are interested in working in it, "Resource Link GC" would like you to complete their short survey. Resour [...]

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