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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 »
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
The Hon Don Page has been reappointed to chair the RDA Northern Rivers Committee and has wasted no time setting an RDA Northern Rivers focus to encourage Northern Rivers businesses to go local and reduce our reliance on Chinese imports and exports. Mr Page recently...
Stage 2 Renewable Energy Zones The COAG Energy Council invites comment on a consultation paper on Renewable Energy Zones (REZs). The Stage 2 consultation paper sets out options for how REZs could be implemented in the near term. It addresses the questions of how to...
Round Five of the Building Better Regions Fund - Infrastructure Projects Stream and Community Investments Stream are now open and will close on 5 March 2021. The Round Five Building Better Regions Fund (BBRF) will invest $200 million into regional Australia with $100...
The Northern Rivers is set to host the best of Australian agricultural innovation with AusFAC2021 coming to the region on 19 - 20 March 2021. AusFAC is the Australian arm of the Global Future Agro Challenge (FAC). Each year six Australian agripreneurs are selected to...
Medicinal Cannabis Permit Reform The Therapeutic Goods Administration invites comment on the structure, design and administrative processes for medicinal cannabis related permits. Submissions close Friday 18 December 2020. Consistency of Food Regulatory Approaches The...
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™...