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Jobs Northern Rivers is the evolution of our regional jobs platform. With increased functions to support employers to connect directly with jobseekers and more job vacancies from an automated jobs feed.

Live Northern Rivers is a companion site to the Jobs Northern Rivers platform that supports employment strategy in the Northern Rivers.  Businesses in our region are invited to promote your business, events and jobs for free.

The Live Northern Rivers Tender Portal provides a single site for all open-for-tender opportunities with the Northern Rivers local councils and NSW government tenders in our region.

Regional Economic Recovery Plan 2025

Our Regional Economic Recovery Plan provides a roadmap for recovery and economic development following natural disasters.

Northern Rivers NSW Brand

The symbol of a new economic and cultural era for one of New South Wales’ oldest, diverse and alluring regions

Floodsafe Business

As flood recovery continues across the region, RDA Northern Rivers is sharing information and tools to help your business be flood-prepared

Regional Economic Recovery Plan

The RDA Northern Rivers Regional Economic Recovery Plan 2025 provides a road map for recovery from the 2022 natural disasters for stronger, more resilient business, industry and infrastructure for our region…more »

Jobs Northern Rivers

Jobs Northern Rivers is a regionally focused platform to support and promote employment opportunities in the Northern Rivers, providing opportunities for both employers and jobseekers in our region… more »

Regional Visas

As the Regional Certifying Body for the Northern Rivers, our Skilled Migration services can provide potential 494 Visa applicants and employers with the information needed to submit applications… more »

Live Northern Rivers

Live Northern Rivers is a companion site to the Jobs Northern Rivers platform that supports employment strategy in the Northern Rivers.  Businesses in our region are invited to promote your business, events and jobs for free… visit »

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Northern Rivers NSW Brand connecting our region to the world

The Northern Rivers NSW brand brings together the power of one of Australia’s most beautiful, creative and innovative regions, giving it a single point of focus and representation while still celebrating the diversity and differences of the region​…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

NSW 2024/25 Budget roundup

The NSW State Budget 2024/25 was announced this week. Here’s what’s been allocated for the Northern Rivers. Health  $723.3 million for Tweed Hospital and Integrated Ambulatory Service redevelopment. $263.8 million for Grafton Base Hospital redevelopment. $2 million...

Local Youth Takeover Lismore

Recently, RDA Northern Rivers was honoured to have been invited to hear what is important for our region's youth through Takeover Lismore.  The ABC's Takeover Lismore is a weeklong program that provides a forum for young people from our region to share their ideas...

Budget 2024 

The Federal Budget, while providing cost of living relief for all Australians through energy rebates and tax cuts, also provided benefits that will support communities and businesses in our region. This includes the following programs: The Roads to Recovery Program...

Takeover Lismore launches youth ideas for our region

Takeover is an exciting new place-based initiative, building on the success of the long-running Heywire program. It provides a platform for young people from the regions to be heard on the ABC and in their local community. Through school workshops, a youth Summit and...

RDA Northern Rivers Board welcomes Alex Smith to the DRD role

The Hon Don Page, Chair of Regional Development Australia Northern Rivers is pleased to announce the appointment of Alex Smith to the position of Director of Regional Development, RDA Northern Rivers. Alex Smith previously held the position of RDA Northern Rivers CEO...

Regional Migration and Workforce Webinar

RDA Northern Rivers invites Northern Rivers businesses for an online forum focused on crucial topics related to immigration, workplace relations, and the labour market in the Northern Rivers. In this webinar, you will hear the latest information from representatives...

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