RDA facilitates and advocates for sustainable economic development by collaborating with regional stakeholders

Regional Development Australia is an Australian Government initiative that encourages all levels of government to collaborate to enhance the growth and development of Australia’s regions. The national network is made up of 52 committees.

Regional Development Australia Townsville and North West Queensland (RDA) operates as a not-for-profit incorporated association across north and north west Queensland.  

Our Committee members have diverse skills and broad experience, as well as demonstrated networks within our region. They understand local challenges, opportunities and priorities and are dedicated to strengthening the communities within the region.

RDA’s region consists of 15 Local Government Areas.


Our Local Government Areas (LGAs)

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