SymbioResort Update Feb 2017

Since the Australian Regional Development Conference was held in September 2016, QUT researchers have been busy working with the renowned resort master planner Mr Paul Ma on new regional tourism developments and refurbishments throughout Australia using the “SymbioResort” design techniques as outlined to delegates at the conference. A number of …

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Innovation Tools for Regional Entrepreneurs

By Brian Ruddle, Impact Innovation Group. Entrepreneurs in regional Australia often don’t have access to the services and support networks of their counterparts in capital cities and major centres. When starting out, city-based entrepreneurs get information and inspiration from co-working spaces, attending networking and pitch events, and generally participating in …

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Present at the 4th Australian Regional Development Conference

The 4th Australian Regional Development Conference is fast approaching and in 2017 will be held at Novotel Coffs Harbour Pacific Bay Resort from 11-12 September.   Abstract Submission is open until Monday 22 May for those wishing to present at the Conference this September. Authors or organisations interested in submitting a paper or …

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Shoalhaven Tourism: a new perspective

Shoalhaven City Council over the past two years has undertaken and number of initiatives to drive the domestic and international tourism economy in order to stay relevant in a fast changing industry. • Operator relationships: – A detailed survey of the local industry, identifying issues and what the community wanted …

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Our Region Our Future: Securing an Economic Future for Gippsland and Latrobe Valley

Anticipating that a power station closure in the Latrobe Valley was highly likely, the Committee for Gippsland undertook a six-month body of work that included the input of hundreds of Gippslanders contained in a final 100 page report. Our Region Our Future: Securing an Economic Future for Gippsland and Latrobe …

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Registration Open – 2017 Australian Regional Development Conference

The 4th Australian Regional Development Conference will be held in Coffs Harbour from 11-12 September 2017, and registration is now open for those wishing to take advantage of early discounts currently available. Abstract Submission is also open for those wishing to present at the Conference this September. Authors or organisations interested in submitting a …

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