Regional Economic Recovery Plan
The RDA Northern Rivers Regional Economic Recovery Plan 2025 provides a road map for recovery from the 2022 natural disasters for stronger, more resilient business, industry and infrastructure for our region…more »
Jobs Northern Rivers
Jobs Northern Rivers is a regionally focused platform to support and promote employment opportunities in the Northern Rivers, providing opportunities for both employers and jobseekers in our region… more »
As the Regional Certifying Body for the Northern Rivers, our Skilled Migration services can provide potential 491 and 494 Visa 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
A new jobs platform for the Northern Rivers
In continuing efforts to support the employment ecosystem in the Northern Rivers, Regional Development Australia (RDA) Northern Rivers has launched the next evolution of a locally focused jobs platform. Jobs Northern Rivers is an initiative to support employers to...
Jobs Northern Rivers
Jobs Northern Rivers is set to increase vacancies advertised and showcase employers in our region. Regional Development Australia Northern Rivers, in partnership with Training Services NSW, Healthy North Coast and Northern Rivers Reconstruction Corporation, are...
An economic recovery roadmap for the Northern Rivers
Regional Economic Recovery Plan 2025 Events over the last four years have significantly challenged the Northern Rivers Economy. Drought, bushfires, a pandemic and the 2022 natural disaster have all impacted our business and industry community. In addition, the most...
Northern Rivers leaders give voice to communities on issues and needs
16 leaders committed to championing the needs of the Northern Rivers region recovering from floods and other challenges It includes ensuring communities are heard on important issues influencing their wellbeing and resilience, and Supporting existing community groups...
Welcoming our new Director of Regional Development, Nathan McGrath
The Hon Don Page, Chair of Regional Development Australia Northern Rivers is pleased to announce the appointment of Nathan McGrath to the position of Director of Regional Development, RDA Northern Rivers. Nathan brings over 25 years of business and advisory experience...
Heywire winner Ivy to go to Summit
When Lismore teen Ivy sent in her Heywire entry she didn’t think anything would come of it. As an end of day English class activity on inspirations, she felt anything but inspired. But her short story, that shows that in a town ravaged by floods inspiration can be as...