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Ipswich and West Moreton Skills Needs

Priority 1: Establishment of a Regional Equine Facility of International Standard

What skills/experience will be needed from future committee members to achieve this priority?

  • Sport/Recreational/Tourism Development for communities, community development and engagement, equine experience (desirable).

Priority 2: Secure prioritised investment in commercial and domestic telecommunications, including reception and capacity, for voice and data, to facilitate productivity in the region

What skills/experience will be needed from future committee members to achieve this priority?

  • Business growth through technology, digital literacy and Information Technology skills.

Priority 3: Influencing Government Policy that supports and sustains economic growth and the creation of jobs in the region

What skills/experience will be needed from future committee members to achieve this priority?

  • Regional economic development and job creation, Sustainability, SME Experience.

Geography

Is geographic representation important to achieve the RDA committee's priorities?

  • Yes.

Which geographic areas require greater representation from future members?

  • Representation is required across all four LG areas with a balance of gender and age.

Other Comments

Committee Members should also have economic development skills, as well as generic corporate skills in leadership, governance, financial management, community engagement and advocacy.