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

  • New LED Street Lights on the way for the Northern Inland

    29 June 2015

    Seven Northern Inland councils have now accepted offers from Essential Energy to upgrade their street lighting to the latest LED technology under RDA Northern Inland's (NSW) Northern Lights Project.

  • Intelligent Community Forum co-founder John Jung was guest speaker at a business breakfast on the Sunshine Coast (Queensland) on 7 May.

    RDA Sunshine Coast invites Intelligent Community expert to meet with local businesses

    10 June 2015

    Thirty Sunshine Coast business and community leaders met with an Intelligent Community expert on 7 May to discuss opportunities for the region and how they could contribute towards creating a competitive local economy.

  • Robogals Hunter Chapter along with representatives of RDA Hunter and BAE Systems

    RDA Hunter's ME programme brings Robogals to Hunter female school students

    29 April 2015

    RDA Hunter's (NSW) ME Programme has entered a new partnership with University of Newcastle's Robogals to engage the Hunter's female primary and secondary school students in engineering, robotics and programming.

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