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NSW Government current COVID-19 information

The latest NSW Government information for business and community for the current COVID-19 outbreak

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

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 Visas

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
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

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...

Resilience Toolkit Program for disaster-ready business

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...

NSW Government support for lockdown affected businesses

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 National Forum – June 15-17 2021

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...

Government Consultations

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...

Government Consultations

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...

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