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Column – About RDA-NR

RDA–Northern Rivers

RDA-NR About RDA Northern Rivers

We are a non-profit, community-based organisation, part of a nationwide network of 55 regional bodies that provide a conduit between governments and communities… more »

Column – RSMS

Regional Sponsored Migration

RDA-NR Regional Sponsored Migration

The RSMS is a permanent employer sponsored visa which allows employers in regional, remote or low population growth areas to sponsor foreign skilled workers to fill vacancies in their business… more »

Column for Data App

Economic & Community Data Apps

Explore the latest statistics on the Northern Rivers economy in this free interactive tool.
Economy Data App
The latest ABS data on Northern Rivers communities in this free interactive tool.
Community Data App

Column – Regional Plan

Our Regional Plan

RDA Northern Rivers Regional Plan

The Northern Rivers Regional Plan sets out our vision for the future and is accompanied by an update of the Regional Profile and complete data sets for the region … more »



Column – Northern Rivers Biohubs Project

Northern Rivers Biohubs Project

The Northern Rivers region is an area of high rainfall, high sunshine and rich soils that are ideal for biomass production. In 2016 a study was undertaken to assess the feasibility of biohubs as a renewable energy source in the Northern Rivers. Read the report…

Column – Business and Investment

Business & Investment



The Northern Rivers is a popular choice for alternative lifestyles and innovative businesses, with opportunities in diverse areas from creative to biotechnology, tourism to agriculture… more »

Last modified: 14 March 2017 at 3:13 pm