Call for Abstracts Open for Australian Regional Development Conference

Call for Abstracts are open for the Australian Regional Development Conference, an initiative of the Association for Sustainability in Business Inc., a non-Government ‘not-for-profit’ organisation. The program will include an extensive range of topics with Keynote Presenters, Concurrent Sessions, Case Studies, Workshops and Poster Presentations. Authors or organisations interested in …

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Keynote Speaker Highlight: Su McCluskey, CEO, Regional Australia Institute

The Australian Regional Development Conference will explore the issues and opportunities facing Regional Australia today and into the future. The Conference will be held at the Commercial Club Albury on the 26– 27 August 2015. The Australian Regional Development Conference is pleased to announce Su McCluskey, Chief Executive Officer, Regional Australia …

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Evocities representative believes state government’s forgotten about regional development

The spokesman for Evocities is critical of the New South Wales Government’s commitment to regional development. James Treloar says regional cities such as Wagga, Tamworth and Orange need to grow and prosper to support surrounding smaller communities and take the pressure off places like western Sydney. He says the government …

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Great South Coast group’s housing plan outlines challenges

A STRATEGIC plan predicting demand for housing will outpace population growth in the south-west will be taken to state government ministers soon in the hope of getting funding and policy support. The Great South Coast group’s new regional strategic plan shows the region’s overall population growth will be barely half …

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Perth and Adelaide airports gain master plan approvals

The federal government has approved master plans for both Perth and Adelaide airports, saying expansion will support future growth in both airport employment and the number of visiting passengers. Perth Airport currently facilitates more than 17,000 jobs and contributes an estimated $2.61bn to Western Australia’s gross regional product (GRP). These …

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Regional Australia Institute predicts $10 billion boom for Toowoomba and Surat Basin

There’s far more to a predicted $10 billion boom in Toowoomba and the Surat Basin than mining, says the head of the independent think tank working with leaders to unlock its potential. Resources have dominated much of the discussion about the Darling Downs’ economy recently, especially with the world’s first …

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