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March 2012

RDA Pilbara appoints new committee

28th March 2012

RDA Pilbara (Western Australia) appointed its new committee in February, boasting more than a century of combined local knowledge and experience. RDA Chair Collene Longmore welcomed three new...

RDA committee member wins prestigious award

25th March 2012

Newly appointed RDA Sydney committee member Ms Ronni Kahn has been recognised for her contribution to the community with a Veuve Clicquot Business Woman Award. Ms Kahn was presented with the Award...

Local Solutions Fund opens

25th March 2012

The Local Solutions Fund has been opened by the Minister for Human Services, Senator Kim Carr, with effect from 14 March 2012.  The Expression of Interest (EOI) period will run until 2 April...

Get ready in Seniors Week for TV Digital Switchover

21st March 2012

Information about the switchover to digital TV will be available this month at a number of Seniors Week events in NSW centres and the ACT. Digital Switchover Liaison Officers, an Indigenous...

Wreck Bay Land Grant milestone

20th March 2012

A significant anniversary for the local Aboriginal community of Wreck Bay was celebrated on 8 March, marking 25 years since the Wreck Bay Land grant was awarded. In 1985 the then Hawke government...

Photography competition celebrates life on the farm

19th March 2012

A photography competition is being held as part of the 2012 National Centre for Farmer Health (NCFH) conference in late 2012. Entries are invited from across the nation that ‘Celebrate Farm...

SERREE our Region of Renewable Energy Excellence

16th March 2012

An initiative to develop an exemplar clean green regional economy – a Region of Renewable Energy Excellence – is progressing well in the south-east NSW-ACT region. Keen interest has...

Northern Rivers snapshot of green industries

15th March 2012

Green goods and services that are leading the way in the transition to a low carbon economy are the focus of a report by the RDA Northern Rivers (New South Wales) for the Green Industries Project....

Community conversations to build Tasmanian regions

14th March 2012

The three levels of government – federal, state and local – are coming together to clarify and build upon what the people of Tasmania’s regions want for their future, and are...

16 March: National Day of Action Against Bullying and Violence

14th March 2012

Schools throughout Australia will join together to celebrate the annual National Day of Action Against Bullying and Violence on Friday 16 March 2012. The aim of the day is to create learning...