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Chairperson Regional Development Australia Northern Rivers

Applications are invited for the position of Chairperson Regional Development Australia Northern Rivers

Latest Government COVID-19 updates

RDA Northern Rivers is keeping you informed with the latest Australian and NSW Government updates during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic

North Coast NSW Employment Strategy and Action Plan

RDA Northern Rivers and RDA Mid North Coast have launched the North Coast NSW Employment Strategy and Action Plan, providing future pathways in a changing workforce environment for the North Coast

My Future Workforce (MFW) is a new community endorsed initiative of RDA Northern Rivers and RDA Mid North Coast. Designed to connect Jobseekers, Employers and Service Providers MFW is free for all to use.

COVID Safe Check for Business

The NSW Government has created an online toolkit to support businesses reopening amidst COVID-19 restrictions

NSW Government funding to support regional exports

NSW small and medium exporters will benefit from almost $13 million in support programs aimed at creating jobs and supporting the regions, including a $10,000 Exporter Assistance Grant.

RDA–Northern Rivers

We are a non-profit, community-based organisation, part of a nationwide network of 55 regional bodies working with governments, local industry and communities for economic development in the region… more »

My Future Workforce

The My Future Workforce platform is an initiative of RDA Northern Rivers and Mid North Coast. It is designed to connect Jobseekers, Employers and Service Providers and is free to use…more »

Regional Sponsored Migration Scheme

The RSMS is a permanent employer sponsored visa which allows employers in regional, remote or low population growth areas to sponsor foreign skilled workers to fill vacancies… more »

Business & Investment

The Northern Rivers is a popular choice for innovative businesses and alternative lifestyles, with opportunities in diverse areas from creative to biotechnology, tourism to agriculture… more »


The Australian Government is seeking a highly-motivated leader with vision, drive and a passion for regional development for the position of Chair of RDA Northern Rivers .…more »

Economic & Community
Data Apps

Explore the latest statistics on the Northern Rivers economy in this free interactive tool.

The latest ABS data on Northern Rivers communities in this free interactive tool.

Latest News Stories

nbn™ Business Fibre Zones information sessions in Lismore and Ballina

How your business will benefit from the NBN Lismore and Ballina Business Fibre Zones NBN Co recently announced it will create a game-changing nbn™ Business Fibre Zones in Lismore and Ballina, two of just 85 regional centres and part of a broader package of 240 nbn™...

Federal Budget 2020-21 – What’s in it for the Northern Rivers

The latest federal budget has been announced and while there’s no big surprises for the Northern Rivers there’s plenty which will benefit our local industry and create employment. Infrastructure Federal Treasurer, Josh Frydenberg promoted this budget as a budget for...

Seeking local SMEs with an interest in hydrogen technology

RDA Northern Rivers is currently preparing an expression of interest (EOI) for the National Energy Resources Australia (NERA) Regional Hydrogen Technology Clusters seed funding program. From the NERA website: “NERA’s Hydrogen Seed Funding Program supports the...

Government Consultations

Drone or Remotely Piloted Aircraft Regulatory Service Charges The Civil Aviation Safety authority invites comment on the proposed updates to charges for drone, or remotely piloted aircraft, regulatory services. These regulatory services include drone registration and...

Northern Rivers NSW Brand connects our region to the world

The Northern Rivers NSW Brand represents an exciting opportunity for businesses and organisations across the Northern Rivers. What is the Brand? The Northern Rivers NSW Brand is the symbol of a new economic and cultural era for one of New South Wales’ oldest, diverse...

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