Regions Rising

Join Regional Development Australia Townsville and North West QLD for a day of networking and connection across our region.

Are you a regional business owner?

Do you need some expert advice from others in the industry?

Are you aware of current government support available to you?

Regions Rising is a series of events aimed at connecting and strengthening regional businesses featuring rugby league legend Johnathan Thurston and Townsville-born Olympic gold medalist, beach volleyball star Natalie Cook.

Book your ticket below!

Seek advice and assistance from these Industry and government experts

Regional Development Australia Townsville and North West QLD

National Indigenous Australians Agency

Premiers Department

Department of Employment, Small Business and Training

Department of Agriculture and Fisheries

National Recovery and Resilience Agency


Department of Educations, Skills and Employment

Australian Taxation Office (ATO)

Smart Precinct NQ

Various Local Business Representatives

Department of Regional Development and Manufacturing


Business Station

Book your ticket below

Charters Towers
Monday 22nd November

Wednesday 24th November

Thursday 25th November

Friday 26th November

What to expect at your event

Each event will include a chance to speak to industry and government experts to gain valuable assistance for your business and a connection to service your needs in the future.

Each event will also include a dinner (or lunch in Normanton), where you will be inspired by Jonathan Thurston and Natalie Cook and have the opportunity to network and connect.

Note: These are 18+ events.

Regions Rising is jointly funded by the Australian and Queensland Governments under the Disaster Recovery Funding Arrangements (DRFA).