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Latest economic development news for South Australia's Far North.

RDSA Regional Blueprint released

November 19, 2021 |
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October 2021 RDSA Regional Blueprint released

Small tourism grants now available

November 19, 2021 |
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Two additional grant programs are now available to support tourism operators to activate nature-based and heritage-based tourism initiatives: the Nature-based Tourism Small Grants Program and the Heritage Tourism Grants Program.

RDA Far North Committee Member Appointments

October 25, 2021 |
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Following a recent expression of interest process, Mark Sutton, Chair of Regional Development Australia (RDA) Far North is pleased to announce six new Members and one returning Member to the Committee of RDA Far North and looks forward to their first meeting in November.

$5.7million Boost for Local Tourism Operators

April 3, 2021 | Comments Off on $5.7million Boost for Local Tourism Operators
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The South Australian Tourism Commission has today announced a significant financial support package to help local tourism operators get through – and continue well past – the current COVID-19 crisis.…

Renewables projects ramp up Down Under

October 9, 2020 | Comments Off on Renewables projects ramp up Down Under
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Construction work has begun on two major renewable projects in South Australia.

Opening up Economic and Community Benefits – Sealing the Strzelecki Track

October 7, 2020 | Comments Off on Opening up Economic and Community Benefits – Sealing the Strzelecki Track
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Media Release: More Communication Blackspots to be Fixed in the Far North Region$5.7million Boost for Local Tourism Operators

Bringing a taste of the Flinders Ranges to city dwellers

May 20, 2020 | Comments Off on Bringing a taste of the Flinders Ranges to city dwellers
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Famed Parachilna watering hole, the Prairie Hotel, is packing its cooking basket with feral antipasto and kangaroo burgers and heading to Adelaide for the winter.

Quorn on path to bush tucker capital

May 13, 2020 | Comments Off on Quorn on path to bush tucker capital
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New funds to build a bush tucker trail in the Flinders Ranges are helping one small town with its Tourism rebrand.

Media Release: More Communication Blackspots to be Fixed in the Far North Region

April 21, 2020 | Comments Off on Media Release: More Communication Blackspots to be Fixed in the Far North Region
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SA Government $10,000 Small Business and Not for Profit Emergency Cash GrantsOpening up Economic and Community Benefits – Sealing the…

SA Government $10,000 Small Business and Not for Profit Emergency Cash Grants

April 9, 2020 | Comments Off on SA Government $10,000 Small Business and Not for Profit Emergency Cash Grants
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  SA GOVERNMENT ANNOUNCEMENT: $10,000 EMERGENCY CASH GRANTS FOR SMALL BUSINESSES AND NOT FOR PROFIT ORGANISATIONS Small businesses and not-for-profit entities that employ South Australians who have been highly…

SA Government $650million Rescue Package

March 26, 2020 | Comments Off on SA Government $650million Rescue Package
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The South Australian Government has announced a $650million rescue package aimed at saving South Australian jobs and supporting key industries and local businesses to survive throughout an unprecedented economic…

Australia Government Stimulus Package

March 17, 2020 | Comments Off on Australia Government Stimulus Package
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Prime Minister Scott Morrison has recently confirmed that the Australian Government plans to spend $11 billion before June 30 this year to stimulate the economy with the remainder to…