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Northern Rivers NSW Brand

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

My Future Workforce (MFW) is a 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.

Support for Northern Rivers flood affected business and communities

RDA Northern Rivers continues to provide updates about assistance and support as our community recovers and rebuilds.

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 Visas

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

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

Northern Rivers leaders give voice to communities on issues and needs

16 leaders committed to championing the needs of the Northern Rivers region recovering from floods and other challenges It includes ensuring communities are heard on important issues influencing their wellbeing and resilience, and Supporting existing community groups...

Welcoming our new Director of Regional Development, Nathan McGrath

The Hon Don Page, Chair of Regional Development Australia Northern Rivers is pleased to announce the appointment of Nathan McGrath to the position of Director of Regional Development, RDA Northern Rivers. Nathan brings over 25 years of business and advisory experience...

Heywire winner Ivy to go to Summit

When Lismore teen Ivy sent in her Heywire entry she didn’t think anything would come of it. As an end of day English class activity on inspirations, she felt anything but inspired. But her short story, that shows that in a town ravaged by floods inspiration can be as...

Summer Skills joins Summer of Jobs to power our hospitality industry

My Future Workforce Northern Rivers is proud to launch Summer of Jobs 2022, which will be supporting Training Services NSW Summer Skills program. The joint campaign will deliver training to hospitality across the region, preparing a job ready workforce for the...

Northern Rivers Future Forum

RDA Northern Rivers, together with the Australian Rural Leadership Foundation (ARLF) and the Regional Australia Institute (RAI) is inviting applications for the 5 day Leading Australian Resilient Communities (LARC) program. The LARC program will deliver a combination...

Leading Australia’s Resilient Communities – Q&A

The Leading Australian Resilient Communities program Q&A provides an overview of the National LARC program and the program for our region. You can download the Northern Rivers LARC flyer for an overview of the Northern Rivers LARC program click here. Please use...

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