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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
NSW Government Consultations NSW Animal Welfare Reform – Discussion Paper The NSW Government is modernising and streamlining animal welfare laws and we’re inviting you to have your say. Submissions close Friday 17 September 2021. ACCC consultations Developing the...
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...
Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) consultations Online marketplace surveys - Small Businesses and Consumers The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) is surveying small businesses and consumers about their experiences and views...
2021 Telecommunications non-discrimination guidelines The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission invites comment on their proposal to update guidelines for the statutory provisions that prohibit NBN Co and other access providers from engaging in conduct that...