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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 »
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
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Latest News Stories
The NSW Government's roadmap for easing COVID-19 restrictions has been released. New rules relating to business and COVID-19 vaccinations will commence from Monday 11 October 2021. Businesses will be required to comply with the new rules, which are explained in the...
StartupAUS continue to produce their annual report into the Australian startup sector with the latest report, Crossroads 2020 available to download from their website. Crossroads 2020 Report is the definitive guide to Australia’s tech startup sector. Crossroads...
NSW Government Consultations Tubocharging emerging technology in NSW The NSW Government is seeking community input via a survey to inform the NSW Emerging Technology Strategy. Submissions close Monday 1 November 2021. Workers Compensation Claims iCare is seeking your...
Thanks to Covid, bushfires and other events, we know businesses like yours are hurting. While you’re busy running your business, we need to be prepared for the disasters and disruptions that lie ahead, as a community. That’s why we are part of the working group...
Northern Rivers businesses hit hard by COVID-19 restrictions are urged to take advantage of an additional $3.9 billion in funding announced by the NSW Government. This economic support package will provide ongoing assistance to businesses and individuals affected by...
RDA NR Deputy Chair Dr Susan Vinnicombe and Director of Regional Development Tim Williamson left the sunny climes of Northern Rivers to attend the RDA National Forum in Canberra June 15-17, 2021. Assistant Minister, Nola Marino hosted the event in conjunction with the...