RDA News

RDA Media Releases

2021

2020

Townsville and West QLD construction forecast to be worth over $43 billion 11 December 2020

RDATNWQ delivers Economic Recovery and Growth Strategy 4 December 2020

Minister Marino calls for applications for RDATNWQ Chairperson 12 November 2020

Australian Government’s recommitement to RDA Townsville and North West Queensland 3 November 2020

Regional communities rely on roads to be sustainable 6 October 2020

Mining and Energy sector calls for investment into roads 28 September 2020

AgForce advocates for investment into QLD’s priority roads – 18 September 2020

IQ-RAP’s 28 Mayors seek $200m investment into regional roads – 11 September 2020

RDA Townsville and North West QLD’s key initiative delivers $1.4b in funding for inland QLD roads – 23 July 2020

RDA Supporting Communities during COVID-19 – 15 June 2020

IQ-RAP makes the National Infrastructure Priority List – 26 February 2020

2019

North West projects to get started with government funding – 14 March 2019

Regional projects kick started with government funding – 14 March 2019

2018

2017

Major parties support IQ-RAP – 23 November 2019

RDA to hold grant workshops in Townsville – 23 November 2019

RDA to hold grant workshops in Mount Isa – 23 November 2017

Regions encouraged to apply for federal funding – 7 November 2017

Boosting regional economies high on the agenda 13 October 2017

IQ-RAP on the road to winning national award – 5 October 2017

Government funding will create more jobs – 7 August 2017

RDA encourages local businesses to be part of developing the north – 6 July 2017

Regional expertise boosted on RDA committee – 1 June 2017

RDA assisting the Burdekin with grant applications 2 Febuary 2017

RDA assisting Magnetic Island with grant applications – 24 January 2017

RDA assisting Townsville with grant applications – 24 January 2017

RDA assisting Ingham with grant applications 23 January 2017

RDA assisting regions in the gulf with grant applications – 23 January 2017

RDA assisting regions with grant applications-  9 January 2017

2016

RDA to assist regions in applying for Building Better Regions Fund – 8 December 2016

Telecommunications Forum in Mount Isa – 24 November 2016

Tec-NQ another successful regional project- 17 November 2016

RDA welcomes funding to upgrade local bridges 18 January 2016

RDA welcomes investment in irrigation development – 23 February 2016

RDA encourages investment in local infrastructure – 15 January 2016

Newsflashes

News Flash, 8.12.2020, BBRF Round 5 Information

News Flash, 17.12.2020, FREE BBRF Guidelines Workshop – Friday 18 December – 10am AEST

News Flash, 16.12.2020, BBRF Round 5 Guidelines launched

News Flash, 15.12.2020, Australian Government Arts Funding and Support Programs

News Flash, 9.12.2020, Launch of the Regional Digital Technology Hub

News Flash, 7.12.2020, Survey – Impact of the pandemic and natural disasters on supply chains.

News Flash, 2.12.2020, Australia-Singapore Military Training Initiative (ASMTI)

News Flash, 1.12.2020, FREE online Community Services Jobs Event

News Flash, 1.12.2020, Manufacturing Modernisation Fund – Round 2 – Program Guidelines Released

News Flash, 20.11.2020, National Call for RDA Chair nominations

News Flash, 20.11.2020, Building Better Regions Funds – Round 5 – UPDATE

News Flash, 19.11.2020, Opportunity to provide advice to the Australian Government on the 5G Innovation Initiative 

News Flash, 16.11.2020, 2020-21 Federal Budget Insight – Co-operative Farming Program

 News Flash, 12.11.2020, FREE WEBINAR – Spotlight on North Queensland Opportunities

News Flash, 9.11.2020, National Harvest Virtual Jobs Fair

News Flash, 6.11.2020, Applications invited for Chairperson for RDA TNWQ

News Flash, 5.11.2020, RDA supports the Australian Government’s Local Jobs Program

News Flash, 1.11.2020, Workforce Issues – Request for Information and Intel

Newsflash, 28.10.2020, Modern Manufacturing Strategy – Public industry consultation

News Flash, 20.10.2020, Labour Market Information Portal Survey

News Flash, 13.10.2020, Mental Wellbeing : Support Yourself and Small Businesses

News Flash, 13.10.2020, Budget 2020

News Flash, 02.10.2020, Safe Places Program and New Digital Hub to Support Australian Small Business Owners

News Flash, 30.09.2020, Digital Business Plan – Budget Initiative

News Flash, 30.09.2020, UPDATE – Future Drought Fund

News Flash, 28.09.2020, Building Better Regions Fund Round 5

News Flash, 24.09.2020, Helping Australian Farmers Access Indonesian Market

News Flash, 03.08.2020, Building Acceleration Fund 2020

News Flash, 28.7.2020, Regional Connectivity Program

News Flash, 07.07.2020, Infrastructure Australia is calling for submissions to the 2021 Infrastructure Priority List

News Flash, 01.07.2020, Regional Digital Connectivity Package

News Flash, 27.05.2020, News for Small Businesses in the Construction Sector

News Flash, 14.05.2020, Reminder – $100,000 in Heywire Youth Innovations Grants

News Flash, 29.04.2020, RDA Welcomes Funding for Inland Queensland Roads

News Flash, 16.04.2020, New Exporter Focused Loans

News Flash, 15.04.2020, Youth Innovation Grants Open Now

News Flash, 09.04.2020, Regional Aviation Grants

News Flash, 19.03.2020, Advisory Group on Northern Australia Announced

News Flash, 18.03.2020, Road and Bridge Funds Open For Local Government

News Flash, 25.02.2020, IQ-RAP makes Infrastructure Australia’s National Infrastructure Priority List

RDA Submissions

2021

2020

Submission for The Future of Australia’s Aviation Sector

Submission to the indicators, and impact of, regional inequality in Australia updated

Pre-Budget Submission – Proposal for Growing Jobs in Northern Australia Fund

2019

Select Committee into the Jobs for the Future in Regional Areas

Select Committee on the effectiveness of the Australian Government’s Northern Australia agenda

2018

Australian Government Regional Telecommunication Review

Inquiry into the indicators of, and impact of, regional inequality in Regional Australia

2017

RDA TNWQ Pre-Budget 2018 Submission for IQ-RAP

Northern RDA Alliance (NRDAA) submission to the JSCNA Inquiry into Opportunities and Methods for Stimulating the Tourism Industry in Northern Australia

RDA TNWQ Submission to the Senate Inquiry into Relocation of Government Bodies to Regional Areas

RDA TNWQ Inquiry into the Sustainability of Local Governments in Queensland for IQ-RAP 

RDA TNWQ Pre-budget 2017 Submission for IQ-RAP

2016

ACCC Domestic Mobile Roaming Declaration Inquiry 2016

Telecommunications Universal Service Obligation Inquiry

2016-17 pre-budget submission by Inland Queensland Roads Action Plan Working Group

2015

Northern Australia Infrastructure Facility

Queensland Tourism and Transport Strategy

State Infrastructure Plan

Value for Money – NDRRA Works in Western Queensland – Submission

Value for Money – NDRRA Works in Western Queensland – Appendices

2014

Queensland Plan 

Department of Communications Mobile Coverage Program 

Issues Paper for Retail Electricity Price Regulation in Regional Queensland 

Domestic  Transmission Capacity Service Enquiry 

Joint Select Committee on Northern Australia 

2013

Queensland Digital Economy Strategy 

Queensland Government 30-year Electricity Strategy Discussion Paper 

Commonwealth Marine Reserves Draft Management Plan review North 

Commonwealth Marine Reserves Draft Management Plan review Coral Sea 

Queensland Government Directions Paper for the 30-year Electricity Strategy 

Australian Renewable Energy Agency Regional Australia Renewables Program 

Our Region

Information and Statistics about Townsville and North West QLD

Grants and Funding

For the latest information on Grants and Funding

Regional Employment Trials Program

A Local Employment Initiative Fund for employment related projects

Inland Queensland Roads Action Project
(IQ-RAP)

IQ-RAP improves regional sustainability, productivity and safety on QLD’s inland road network

Aviation Industry Development Project

A project to develop the aviation industry in North and North West QLD

STEMBooster Project

A major skills and economic development initiative for a pipeline of STEM talent.

Our Region

Information and Statistics about Townsville and North West QLD

Grants and Funding

For the latest information on Grants and Funding

Regional Employment Trials Program

A Local Employment Initiative Fund for employment related projects

Inland Queensland Road Actions Program (IQ-RAP)

IQ-RAP improves regional sustainability, productivity and safety on QLD’s inland road network

Aviation Industry Development Project

A project to develop the aviation industry in North and North West QLD

STEMBooster Project

A major skills and economic development initiative for a pipeline of STEM talent.