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

  • RDA logoA New Life for Regions and Refugees

    07 August 2018

    Regional Development Australia Murray (RDA Murray) is working with the Australian Red Cross, Rural Australians for Refugees and other stakeholders to encourage refugees to move to regional Australia.

  • RDA logoGetting ready for Inland Rail

    03 August 2018

    Regional Development Australia Orana (RDA Orana) is already primed for Inland Rail. John Walkom, chair of RDA Orana, has welcomed the strategic planning tool, Are you ready for Inland Rail?, which will be developed by Regional Australia Institute. It was commissioned by the Department of Infrastructure, Regional Development and Cities to assist regions in identifying potential areas of growth based on new opportunities.

  • RDA logoLithium: light and booming

    03 August 2018

    Lithium, found in compounds within hard rock deposits and salt brines, is the lightest known metal.

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