Building Skills With Concrete Results For Nation Building

Register now for The 4th Australian Regional Development Conference this September, held at Novotel Coffs Harbour Pacific Bay Resort. Mr Ron Wright, Project Director Civil Construction and Infrastructure at TAFE NSW Kingswood will be at this year’s Conference, presenting “Building skills with concrete results for nation building”. Aims This presentation is designed to showcase …

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Engaging a Community to Benefit an Industry

Register now or the 4th Australian Regional Development Conference, held at Novotel Coffs Harbour Pacific Bay Resort from Monday 11 – Tuesday 12 September 2017.  Mrs Merran Socha, Business and Industry Liason for Berrigan Shire Council joins us this year, presenting “Engaging a community to benefit an industry”. Queensland Fruit Fly (QFF) was …

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Is the Last Plane Out of Sydney Almost Gone? Aviation and Regional Development in New South Wales

Attend this year’s Australian Regional Development Conference and network with a variety of regional and rural business industry experts. Mr Tim Smith, Urban Planner at JBA will be at this year’s Conference, discussing “Is the last plane out of Sydney almost gone? Aviation and regional development in New South Wales”. …

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Lake Bolac Sewage Treatment Wetland: A Success Story for Passive and Sustainable Waste Water Treatment and Reuse

Secure your spot at the 4th Australian Regional Development Conference and network with industry professionals to discuss the challenges, opportunities and future of Regional Australia. Mr Thomas Schwarten, Operations Director at Syrinx Environmental PL joins us this year to discuss “Lake Bolac sewage treatment wetland: a success story for passive and sustainable waste water treatment …

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Small Grants Have a Broad, Long-Lasting Impact

With economic, climatic, social and technological forces moving so rapidly, the Foundation for Rural and Regional Renewal (FRRR) is constantly engaging with rural communities to understand how they’re responding to the pressures and opportunities facing them. Through this interaction, we see a mix of strategies and actions to build resilience …

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Scoping Sustainable Land Sector Economies in the North

Register now and secure your place for the 4th Australian Regional Development Conference in Coffs Harbour this September. Dr Kamaljit K. Sangha, Research Fellow at Charles Darwin University will be at this year’s Conference, discussing “Scoping sustainable land sector economies in the North”. ‘Developing the North’ has been on the Australian …

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FIFO Laws: Bill Introduced to Ban 100pc Fly-In Fly-Out Workforces in Qld

Laws to ban large mining companies from using 100 per cent fly-in-fly-out (FIFO) workers have been introduced to Queensland Parliament. The Strong and Sustainable Resource Communities Bill 2016 would require large resource projects to consider locals for jobs, and ensure local businesses could win contracts and be part of the …

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Sustaining Water Infrastructure in a Marketised System

Register now or the 4th Australian Regional Development Conference, held at Novotel Coffs Harbour Pacific Bay Resort from Monday 11 – Tuesday 12 September 2017.  Dr Francine Rochford, Senior Lecturer, Director of Learning at Teaching at La Trobe University will be at this year’s Conference, discussing “What happens when the water leaves? Sustaining …

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Agtech Meets Fintech: Blockchain and Supply Chains to Revitalise Agribusiness

The 4th Australian Regional Development Conference will be held at Novotel Coffs Harbour Pacific Bay Resort from Monday 11 – Tuesday 12 September 2017.  Mr Warwick Powell, Chairman for Sister City Partners Limited will be at this year’s Conference, presenting “Agtech meets Fintech: blockchain and supply chains to revitalise agribusiness”. Who would have imagined …

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Regional Universities – Anchor Institutions for City Deals

The 4th Australian Regional Development Conference will be held at Novotel Coffs Harbour Pacific Bay Resort from Monday 11 – Tuesday 12 September 2017.  Dr Caroline Perkins, Executive Director of Regional Universities Network is joining us this year to discuss “Regional universities – anchor institutions for city deals”. City deals, growth deals (outside city …

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