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 »
From Roots to Routes: A vision of freight for the Northern Rivers NSW
The RDA Northern Rivers co-sponsored strategy sets out the appropriate regional development for better access to Brisbane, southern Queensland and northern NSW.…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
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...
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...
The Australian and NSW Government have a broad range of resources available to support businesses during the current pandemic.
The Northern Rivers regional councils support our communities in many ways including providing financial support and sponsorship
The latest news from our Northern Rivers regional councils
The North Coast NSW Employment Strategy and Action Plan was launched simultaneously in the Northern Rivers and Mid North Coast by the federal members of parliament for each region, the Hon Kevin Hogan, MP, Assistant Minister to the Deputy Prime Minister and member for...