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Latest Government COVID-19 updates

RDA Northern Rivers is keeping you informed with the latest Australian and NSW Government updates during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic

North Coast NSW Employment Strategy and Action Plan

RDA Northern Rivers and RDA Mid North Coast have launched the North Coast NSW Employment Strategy and Action Plan, providing future pathways in a changing workforce environment for the North Coast

My Future Workforce (MFW) is a new 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.

COVID Safe Check for Business

The NSW Government has created an online toolkit to support businesses reopening amidst COVID-19 restrictions

NSW Government funding to support regional exports

NSW small and medium exporters will benefit from almost $13 million in support programs aimed at creating jobs and supporting the regions, including a $10,000 Exporter Assistance Grant.

RDA Northern Rivers supporting communities during COVID-19

RDA Northern Rivers has been commended by the Assistant Minister for Regional Development and Territories, The Hon Nola Marino MP for outstanding work in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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 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
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.

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Government Consultations

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...

Northern Rivers NSW Brand connects our region to the world

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...

North Coast NSW Employment Strategy and Action Plan

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...

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