An Australian Government Initiative

Regional Development Australia

Regional awards recognize inspiring innovators

23 November 2016

The 9th Northern Inland Innovation Awards were presented at the gala awards dinner at the Inverell RSM Club on Friday night, 18 November, 2016.

A diverse range of businesses and organisations, including seven Local Councils from across the region were represented. The 125 attendees saw videos and heard the stories of the award-winning innovators, with the overall RDANI Innovation of the Year Award going to Wholegrain Milling Company of Gunnedah, which also won the Australian Government’s Department of Industry, Innovation and Science “Manufacturing and Engineering” category.

Nationals Senator John Williams presented the Community Contribution Award to the Namoi CWA.
The guest speaker was the 2015 Innovation of the Year Winner, Lively Linseed's Jacqueline Donoghue.

Videos about the award recipients will go on the www.niia.com.au website and YouTube shortly.