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

MEDIA RELEASE – New Chair at the helm of RDA Far North

April 22, 2024 |
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We are excited to announce Scott McKay has been appointed Chairperson. Scott has been a member of RDA Far North since September 2021, appointed Deputy Chair in 2022 and took on the Acting Chairperson role in December 2023.

The 2024-2025 Regional Leadership Development Program wants your input!

March 26, 2024 | Comments Off on The 2024-2025 Regional Leadership Development Program wants your input!
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Our Leadership Program Manager Renata Hackett is currently seeking feedback from the Far North community members for input in the 2024-2025 program.

RDA Far North Business Planning for Success Program

February 16, 2024 | Comments Off on RDA Far North Business Planning for Success Program
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Are you interested in receiving one-on-one assistance to develop and write or update your business plan?

MEDIA RELEASE – Advancing growth, industries, better connectivity and tourism – top Far North economic priorities

February 6, 2024 | Comments Off on MEDIA RELEASE – Advancing growth, industries, better connectivity and tourism – top Far North economic priorities
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The Quorn Township Water Supply and a Transshipping Hub for livestock have been named as the highest-priority projects for the Far North in the 2023 Regional Development SA Infrastructure Prioritisation…

MEDIA RELEASE – RDA Far North call for Committee Members

September 12, 2023 | Comments Off on MEDIA RELEASE – RDA Far North call for Committee Members
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As the leading body for economic development across the far north region, Regional Development Australia Far North is calling for passionate and forward-thinking people who want to play an enabling…

MEDIA RELEASE – FAR NORTH SOUTH AUSTRALIA WANTS YOU

July 7, 2022 | Comments Off on MEDIA RELEASE – FAR NORTH SOUTH AUSTRALIA WANTS YOU
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As the leading body for economic development across the far north region, Regional Development Australia Far North is calling for passionate and visionary individuals who want to drive economic development…

Regional Development Australia – Far North, launches an online campaign to entice new residents to make a fresh start in the region

January 24, 2022 | Comments Off on Regional Development Australia – Far North, launches an online campaign to entice new residents to make a fresh start in the region
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South Australia’s Far North region is booming, and hundreds of jobs are available right now. We have launched our “Live, Work, Play” campaign to entice new residents to make a fresh start in our…

Floodwaters submerge parts of outback SA as rain washes away highway and cars

January 24, 2022 | Comments Off on Floodwaters submerge parts of outback SA as rain washes away highway and cars
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RDSA Regional Blueprint released

November 19, 2021 | Comments Off on RDSA Regional Blueprint released
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October 2021 RDSA Regional Blueprint released

Small tourism grants now available

November 19, 2021 | Comments Off on Small tourism grants now available
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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 | Comments Off on RDA Far North Committee Member Appointments
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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.…