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Image for the news item: Regional Development Australia ACT Media Release

Regional Development Australia ACT Media Release

There has been much chatter in recent weeks about the Federal Government’s Senate Inquiry into the potential to relocate...

Image for the news item: Canberra one step closer to striking City Deal

Canberra one step closer to striking City Deal

The ACT Government has taken a major step towards a new ‘City Deal’ for Canberra and the region.

Image for the news item: Media Release: UC Best Essay Award â Nick Thistleton

Media Release: UC Best Essay Award – Nick Thistleton

Regional Development Australia (RDA) ACT is a proud sponsor of University of Canberra’s Strategic Planning Best Essay Award.

Image for the news item: Transforming transport for low emissions and cheap, universal mobility

Transforming transport for low emissions and cheap, universal mobility

Come and join the discussion about the future of transportation, an event hosted by Warwick Cathro and Kent Fitch, at the...

Image for the news item: ACT economy among the fastest growing in Australia

ACT economy among the fastest growing in Australia

The ACT economy is among the fastest growing in Australia, on the back of the housing boom and gridlock in the federal parliament,...

Image for the news item: ACT records its highest ever number of interstate visitors

ACT records its highest ever number of interstate visitors

The ACT has recorded its highest-ever number of interstate visitors with a 13 per cent increase for the year ending December...

Image for the news item: Startup Muster 2016 Annual Report released

Startup Muster 2016 Annual Report released

Startup Muster is the largest survey of the Australian startup ecosystem, aiming to measure and publish the progress, challenges...

Image for the news item: Canberra-Queanbeyan link to receive federal boost

Canberra-Queanbeyan link to receive federal boost

Work has started on upgrading the busy Pialligo Avenue and Scherger Drive intersection to improve traffic flow to the city...

Image for the news item: New Regional Australia Ministerial Taskforce

New Regional Australia Ministerial Taskforce

The Coalition Government has unveiled a new Regional Australia Ministerial Taskforce chaired by the Prime Minister.

Image for the news item: Round One of the Smart Cities and Suburbs Program Launched

Round One of the Smart Cities and Suburbs Program Launched

The Assistant Minister for Cities and Digital Transformation, the Hon. Angus Taylor MP, announced the launch of round one...

Image for the news item: Canberra businesses can now swap to LED light bulbs for free

Canberra businesses can now swap to LED light bulbs for free

Canberra businesses are now able to sign up to upgrade their light bulbs to LED for free in a territory-wide push to reduce...

Image for the news item: Progress in Australian RegionsâYearbook 2016

Progress in Australian Regions—Yearbook 2016

Each year, the Department produces the Progress in Australian Regions—Yearbook to chart the development of Australia's...

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Get Smart

Adelaide will be host city for the Australian Smart Communities Conference being held from 29-31 May 2017. RDA ACT will...

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ACT-NSW Regional Collaboration

An MoU for Regional Collaboration has been signed between the ACT and NSW First Ministers, recognising the 'interdependent...

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Smart Cities – Smart Work

Canberra is a national leader in digital technology and smart city initiatives, but there is more to do. The Australian...

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Export of Regional Produce

RDA ACT is currently working with a broad range of regional stakeholders to facilitate the development of air freight services...

Image for the news item: Renewable Energy Day

Renewable Energy Day

Renewable Energy Day and the development of the Renewable Energy Trail are both initiatives of Regional Development Australia...

Image for the news item: Guidelines released for new regions funding

Guidelines released for new regions funding

Rural, regional and remote Australia can apply for funding to build better regions under a new fund announced by Minister...

Image for the news item: Renewable Energy Day 2016

Renewable Energy Day 2016

Our region includes examples of many of the available renewable energy technologies – and these local sites model some...

Image for the news item: Business High Impact Teams (HIT) Program

Business High Impact Teams (HIT) Program

A new state government program to help better coordinate support for businesses in regional NSW has been launched.

Image for the news item: Senator Nash announces successful Round Three National Stronger Regions Fund projects

Senator Nash announces successful Round Three National Stronger Regions Fund projects

Senator the Hon Fiona Nash, Minister for Regional Development, has announced the projects to be funded under Round Three...

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Congratulations Canberra!

Canberra Airport welcomed its first international flight in from Singapore and out to Wellington on 21 September. Despite...

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Street by Street

Street by Street is a national project in local neighbourhood community building.

Image for the news item: Smart Cities Roundtables rolling out across the country

Smart Cities Roundtables rolling out across the country

Over the coming month, the Government will be working with representatives from state, territory and local governments, technology...

Image for the news item: Terms of Reference released for RDA programme review

Terms of Reference released for RDA programme review

The Department of Infrastructure and Regional Development has released the Terms of Reference for an independent review of...

Image for the news item: Ginninderry named Canberraâs first six-star Green Star community

Ginninderry named Canberra’s first six-star Green Star community

The new west Belconnen district Ginninderry has been named Canberra’s first six-star Green Star community. The Green Building...

Image for the news item: ACT Labor to work with Commonwealth Government on Gungahlin Smart Work Hub

ACT Labor to work with Commonwealth Government on Gungahlin Smart Work Hub

A re-elected ACT Labor Government will seek to partner with the Commonwealth Government to establish a Smart Work Hub in...

Image for the news item: Canberra Region Local Industry Participation Policy

Canberra Region Local Industry Participation Policy

The ACT Government is introducing the Canberra Region Local Industry Participation Policy (LIPP) to ensure competitive local...

Image for the news item: Canberra beats Sydney, Melbourne into top Arcadis 'sustainable cities' list

Canberra beats Sydney, Melbourne into top Arcadis 'sustainable cities' list

The nation's capital has been rated in the top 20 most "sustainable cities" in the world, beating Sydney and Melbourne on...

Image for the news item: RDA ACT provides feedback on Draft South East and Tablelands Regional Plan

RDA ACT provides feedback on Draft South East and Tablelands Regional Plan

RDA ACT has provided feedback to the NSW Government on their Draft South East and Tablelands Regional Plan.

Image for the news item: ACT-NSW REGIONAL ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT SYNERGIES

ACT-NSW REGIONAL ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT SYNERGIES

Access Recyclers, which ships out more than 1000 tonnes of scrap metal each week to South East Asia, has $1 million from...

Image for the news item: AUSTRALIAN REGIONAL TOURISM CONVENTION

AUSTRALIAN REGIONAL TOURISM CONVENTION

The annual Australian Regional Tourism Convention provides a forum to discuss, debate and investigate issues, challenges...

Image for the news item: ACTSMART BUSINESS SUSTAINABILITY EXPO

ACTSMART BUSINESS SUSTAINABILITY EXPO

If you work in a business, own a business, support business or have an interest in sustainability initiatives then you cannot...

Image for the news item: NEW INFORMATION CENTRE OPENS AT REGATTA POINT

NEW INFORMATION CENTRE OPENS AT REGATTA POINT

The Canberra and Region Visitors Centre (CRVC) is officially open at its new home alongside the National Capital Exhibition...

Image for the news item: EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST â CHAIR OF REGIONAL DEVELOPMENT AUSTRALIA ACT

EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST – CHAIR OF REGIONAL DEVELOPMENT AUSTRALIA ACT

Regional Development Australia (RDA) is seeking a leader with vision, drive and business experience who is able to foster...

Image for the news item: AUSTRALIAN REGIONAL DEVELOPMENT CONFERENCE

AUSTRALIAN REGIONAL DEVELOPMENT CONFERENCE

RDA ACT will play an active role in this important national conference to be held in Canberra on 5th and 6th September 2016....

Image for the news item: FOOD HUBS â RDA ACT is helping to deliver this important event for farmers, the food industry and public health advocates.

FOOD HUBS – RDA ACT is helping to deliver this important event for farmers, the food industry and public health advocates.

Food production and distribution is vital to the economy and communities of the broader Canberra region. This event will...

Image for the news item: Infrastructure and Regional Development: Investing in Regional Growthâ2016-17

Infrastructure and Regional Development: Investing in Regional Growth—2016-17

The Australian Government remains committed to growing economic opportunity and employment in our regions

Image for the news item: Small Business Innovation Partnerships Program -  Market Sounding Brief

Small Business Innovation Partnerships Program - Market Sounding Brief

You are invited to an information session about an ACT Government initiative to ease tension and conflict between different...

Image for the news item: 2016 ACT Chief Minister's Export Awards

2016 ACT Chief Minister's Export Awards

Applications for the 2016 ACT Chief Minister's Export Awards are now open

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Entrepreneur Grants

$20,000 grants available for entreprenuers - Apply Online Now!

Image for the news item: RDA ACT bids for ASCA Summit 2017

RDA ACT bids for ASCA Summit 2017

Regional Development Australia ACT has submitted a compelling bid to the Australian Smart Communities Association (ASCA)

Image for the news item: SERREE Renewable Energy Industry Cluster Conference

SERREE Renewable Energy Industry Cluster Conference

Heralds new national and international opportunities for the Australian renewables industry

Image for the news item: RDA ACT Farewells RDA ACT Chairman

RDA ACT Farewells RDA ACT Chairman

Committee Farewells RDA ACT Chairman

Image for the news item: Regional Development Australia Chairs Reference group meets with Minister Nash

Regional Development Australia Chairs Reference group meets with Minister Nash

On Wednesday 6 April, Senator the Hon Fiona Nash, Minister for Regional Development, met with the Regional Development Australia...

Image for the news item: Canberra Airport unveils its designs for new international terminal facility

Canberra Airport unveils its designs for new international terminal facility

New lounge a stunning gateway for direct international flights

Image for the news item: Visit Canberra - One Good Thing after Another

Visit Canberra - One Good Thing after Another

VisitCanberra’s new global marketing platform One Good Thing After Another centres on Canberra’s great diversity of visitor...

Image for the news item: MEDIA RELEASE: CHIEF MINISTER LAUNCHES CANBERRA INTERNATIONAL SUPPORT NETWORK

MEDIA RELEASE: CHIEF MINISTER LAUNCHES CANBERRA INTERNATIONAL SUPPORT NETWORK

The Canberra International Support Network (CISN) is a platform for professionals based in the ACT and in key overseas markets...

Image for the news item: NEW Regional Development, Health and Communications Senator the Hon. Fiona Nash

NEW Regional Development, Health and Communications Senator the Hon. Fiona Nash

After Warren Truss's resignation from Party leader in 2016..

Image for the news item: Capital Metro announces tender winner

Capital Metro announces tender winner

Canberra Metro has been announced as the successful winner for the first stage of Canberra’s light rail network from Gunghalin...

Image for the news item: Smart Work - Article featuring RDA ACT Committee Member Peter Elford

Smart Work - Article featuring RDA ACT Committee Member Peter Elford

Canberra Times Article featuring Smart Work benefits

Image for the news item: National Innovation and Science Agenda

National Innovation and Science Agenda

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull recently announced the National Innovation and Science Agenda which will help to create a...

Image for the news item: The ACT Government â Tenders ACT.

The ACT Government – Tenders ACT.

The ACT Government has implemented a new electronic tendering system – Tenders ACT.

Image for the news item: The NSW & ACT Young Achiever Awards 2015/2016

The NSW & ACT Young Achiever Awards 2015/2016

The NSW & ACT Young Achiever Awards 2015/2016

Image for the news item: Update: National Stronger Regions Fund (NSRF) Rounds 2 & 3

Update: National Stronger Regions Fund (NSRF) Rounds 2 & 3

Round 3 of the National Stronger Regions Fund (NSRF) is now open for applications Projects should support areas of disadvantage...

Image for the news item: Update: National Stronger Regions Fund Round One & Two

Update: National Stronger Regions Fund Round One & Two

About the National Stronger Regions Fund (NSRF) Programme The NSRF programme will provide funding of $1 billion over 5 years.

Image for the news item: Smart Work Report Launch

Smart Work Report Launch

The Smart Work in the ACT and Region report was officially launched in Canberra on Monday, 16 November with the keynote address...

Image for the news item: Renewable Energy Day 2015

Renewable Energy Day 2015

Renewable Energy Day 2015 When: 9am – 4pm, Friday 30 October Where: Canberra Institute of Technology, K Block, Bruce Campus

Community Event – Will Week 2015

Community Event – Will Week 2015