Renewable Energy and Council Opportunity to Maximise Local Benefits

Register now for the 2017 Australian Regional Development Conference in Coffs Harbour this September. Dr Rob Passey, Senior Research Associate at ITP Renewables will be at this year’s Conference, presenting “Identifying the most appropriate renewable energy options, as well as ways for Councils to drive uptake and maximise local benefits”. There …

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NSW Department of Primary Industries: Right to Farm Policy Implementation

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. Ms Lilian Parker, Agricultural Land Use Planning for NSW Department of Primary Industries will be at this year’s Conference, presenting “NSW Department of Primary Industries: Right to Farm policy implementation”. The …

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Mr Matthew Nichol: Creativity Loves Constraints

The 4th Australian Regional Development Conference will be held at Novotel Coffs Harbour Pacific Bay Resort from Monday 11 – Tuesday 12 September 2017.  Mr Matthew Nichol, Principal Economist at REMPLAN will be attending this year’s Conference, presenting “Creativity loves constraints!“. We love creativity because of the amenity it contributes to our lives …

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Building Rubber Ball Economies: Entrepreneurship-Led Resilience for Sustainable Regional Economic Development

Register now and secure your place for the 4th Australian Regional Development Conference in Coffs Harbour this September. Mr Peter Morris, Principal of Telesis Consulting joins us to discuss “Building rubber ball economies: entrepreneurship-led resilience for sustainable regional economic development”. Large employers in rich economies have been shedding workers for more …

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Pathways to Partnership, Participation and Progress

Join us at The 4th Australian Regional Development Conference, held at Novotel Coffs Harbour Pacific Bay Resort from Monday 11 – Tuesday 12 September 2017. Ms Heather McGregor, Director, Aboriginal Services – North at TAFE NSW Coffs Harbour will be at this year’s Conference, presenting “Pathways to partnership, participation and progress”. Aims The presentation will …

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Diverting Construction Waste from Landfills in Regional Towns

The 4th Australian Regional Development Conference will be held at Novotel Coffs Harbour Pacific Bay Resort from Monday 11 – Tuesday 12 September 2017.  Dr Deepika Mathurs, Research Associate at Charles Darwin University will be at this year’s Conference, presenting “Don’t waste your waste: need for diverting construction waste from landfills in regional …

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Autonomous Tractor Technology in the Fast Lane

Growers may see autonomous technologies sooner than they think with investments by universities, machinery companies and  funding bodies converging. University of Southern Queensland (USQ) National Centre for Engineering in Agriculture (NCEA) director Professor Craig Baillie has been conducting research into how autonomous and semi-autonomous machinery can best be introduced to agriculture. …

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CSIRO Regional Strategic Foresight Project

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. Ms Maxine Loynd, Director – Regional Development Policy at Department of Infrastructure and Regional Development will be attending this year’s conference, where she will present the “CSIRO regional strategic foresight project”. …

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Community-Led Conflict Resolution

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. Ms Claire Flanagan-Smith, Senior Consultant for RM Consulting Group will be attending this year’s event, discussing “Community-led conflict resolution”. Communities across Australia are presented from time to time with …

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New Drone Hub in Victoria a First for Asia-Pacific Region as Sector Surges

The Asia Pacific’s first-ever Centre of Drone Excellence has opened in eastern Victoria. The centre is based near Warragul at Lardner Park and will focus on drone technology training and development. Drone Institute Executive Director Paul New said it hoped to capitalise on massive growth forecast for the sector. “The …

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