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April 2012

Port Pirie docks 1. Photo by Tony Linde. Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 2.0 Generic (CC BY-NC-ND 2.0)

Collaborative approach to review Yorke and Mid North top priorities

30th April 2012

Regional Development Australia (RDA) Yorke and Mid North jointly hosted a forum to review the economic, social and environmental priorities of the Yorke Peninsula and Mid North of South Australia in...

Chapel Street, South Yarra is in RDA Southern Melbourne. Photo by Scott Davies. Attribution-NonCommercial 2.0 Generic (CC BY-NC 2.0)

Stonnington wins national award for excellence in alcohol management

27th April 2012

Stonnington Council has won the National Award for Excellence in Alcohol Management. The Minister for Local Government Simon Crean announced the category winners for the 2012 National Awards for...

Photo of the Ipswich campus of the University of Queensland.

2012 Regional Leaders Forum

26th April 2012

Regional Development Australia (RDA) Ipswich and West Moreton will host the annual Regional Leaders Forum on 9 May 2012.  Held at the University of Queensland in Ipswich, the Forum is an...

Smoking Ceremony by Matthew Doyle, Peta Strachan,  Rayma Johnson and NAISDA Developing Artists with Gail Mabo. © NAISDA.

Students get more room to dance at NAISDA studios

24th April 2012

 New dance studios have officially been opened at the National Aboriginal Islander Skills Development Association (NAISDA) Dance College in Kariong, near Gosford in New South Wales. The new...

South West Highway through the centre of Waroona, Western Australia. Photo by Gnangarra, Creative Commons Attribution 2.5 Australia.

Shires join forces in contingency

23rd April 2012

Sharing of resources between two shires in Regional Development Australia, Peel has taken a step further recently. Information Technology staff of the Shire of Murray, currently sharing their...

The Writing’s Off The Wall – Ipswich’s First Ever Streetscape

20th April 2012

An opportunity for community members to promote their work, their ideas and the City of Ipswich has been created in a new project called The Writing’s Off The Wall Tour. The tour is a one-...

View across suburbs in the Redlands area. ©Mark Robinson.

MidiCities discussion in the spotlight

20th April 2012

Regional Australia Minister Simon Crean and Minister for Sport Kate Lundy will address the 2012 MidiCities Conference to be held in Queensland’s Logan City. The conference on 11-12 July will...

Photo of glass of water by Joost Nelissen

Toowoomba’s water wins regional taste test

20th April 2012

The water flowing from taps in Toowoomba has been judged the best tasting water in South West Queensland. In one of the Best of the Best Queensland Water Taste Test regional finals Toowoomba was...

Photo of the view over East Albury. Photo by Tim J Keegan

RDA Murray state of the region 2012

20th April 2012

This year’s premier conference in the Murray region of New South Wales, 2012 State of the Region, will be hosted by Regional Development Australia (RDA) Murray and Murray Now in Albury on 13-14...

Map of the area where analog TV will be switched off on 5 June 2012.

Countdown is on for Southern and Central NSW, the ACT and MIA

19th April 2012

Analog TV signals are being switched off for good across the Southern and Central NSW, ACT and Murrumbidgee Irrigation Area switchover region on 5 June 2012. That’s less than two months from...

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