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 »
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
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
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...
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...
The Treasury Remake of ACNC Regulations The draft Australian Charities and Not‑for‑profits Commission Regulations 2022 propose to remake the Regulations, with minimal changes to the substantive requirements and inclusions. Submissions close Monday 15 August 2022....
National Initial Assessment and Referral for Mental Health Care for older adults The Department of Health is seeking feedback on a draft Lift Out and DST for older adults. Submissions close 15 June 2022. Remote Age Care Infrastructure The Department of Health is...
The NSW Government, Regional Development Australia Northern Rivers and the team at My Future Workforce have collaborated to offer a specific focus on identifying and matching up job vacancies with people registered as displaced workers on the My Future Workforce...
Equipment Energy Efficiency Program: GEMS Lighting Determination set to expire in Aril 2023 The Department of Industry, Science, Energy and Resources is consulting on 2 lighting determinations under the Greenhouse and Energy Minimum Standards Act 2012 (GEMS Act) that...