An Australian Government Initiative

Regional Development Australia


Regional Development Australia

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Regional Development Australia (RDA) is an Australian Government initiative that brings together all levels of government to enhance the development of Australia's regions. A national network of RDA committees has been established to achieve this objective.

RDA News

  • Festivals Australia Funding—Applications Now Open

    21 September 2017

    Applications are now open for the latest funding round of the Festivals Australia program. The program provides funding to support individual art projects at festivals or significant one-off community events, such as a town's centenary celebration or opening of a new major community resource.

  • New project tackles regional paddock-to-plate challenge

    21 September 2017

    Regional farmers could secure sales to city customers with a new project launched on 7 September 2017 by Regional Development Australia (RDA) Central West and Farming Together.

  • RDA Barossa—Transforming Business

    13 September 2017

    Regional Development Australia (RDA) Barossa has hosted another successful Transforming Business conference. On 11 August 2017, interested local businesses checked into the Barossa Arts & Convention Centre to seek further insights into the future of technology in driving business productivity gains.

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