TODAY [30 January 2014] Member for Page Kevin Hogan MP will launch the Northern Rivers Regional Social Plan to address social needs in the region. This is the first plan of its kind in Australia.
Regional Development Australia – Northern Rivers is delighted to announce today the appointment of Kimmaree Thompson as its new CEO. Kimmaree replaces Katrina Luckie, who has been CEO of organisation since its establishment in 2009.
The Small Biz Bus will be visiting the Norther Rivers in February. See below for dates and locations.
Artists living in the Tweed, Kyogle, Lismore, Byron or Beaudesert shires or Gold Coast City are invited to submit proposals to exhibit their work under the Community Access Exhibitions Program in 2015. Closing date 30 April 2014,
The current exhibitions at the Lismore Regional Gallery run until 8 February: Retracing Bundjalung National Park; 25 years of inclusion; and ETERNITY
Future Feeders is a new initiative that provides a supporting bridge for young people eager to move into careers in ecological food production. It’s all about local food security, small-scale farm management and sustainable agricultural skills development.
Four presentations from the SCU ‘Digital Bootcamp’ event at the GoldCoast campus are available to watch on YouTube. The event was supported by RDA-NR and NSW Trade & Investment.
The presentations from the inaugural Northern Rivers Social Enterprise Symposium held in Byron Bay on 22 November 2013 are now available. There are 13 videos in the playlist: Social Enterprise Symposium Vox Pops Social Enterprise Symposium Breakfast Panel Discussion on Social Procurement with Cheryl Kernot: Social Considerations in Public Procurement — The Way Forward. Mark Daniels, Social Traders The Social Enterprise Sector in Australia Cathy Quinn, Taste Food, The Benevolent SocietyThe Role of Social Enterprise in Collective Impact Richard O’Leary, Macleay Regional Co-operative Ltd.Commerce with a Conscience: How the co-operative structure lends itself to a fair go Brodie McCulloch, Spacecubed – Social Innovation in Western Australia Co-working for Change – Social Enterprise Models for Sustainably Growing and Supporting Communities Corinne Proske, Head of Community Finance, NAB Shared Value, Social Enterprise and NAB Ben Jeffreys, Australian School for Social Entrepreneurs Building Regional Social Entrepreneurship Through Partnerships Helen Willoughby, Department of Education / Employment, Australian Government (Principal Sponsor) Les Hems, Tomorrow’s Agenda Foundation, Net Balance Alternative Methods of Co-Creating Commercial and Social Value Joanne McNeill, University of Western Sydney Enabling Diverse Economies for Local and Regional Resilience and Sustainability Sarah & James Mort, MiHaven Construction How Innovation in Construction Creates Social Change – The MiHaven Story Belinda Drew, Foresters Community Finance Building a Community Balance Sheet – The Role of Asset Ownership If the frame is not appearing correctly or you wish to watch individual presentations head to You...
The Mobile Coverage Programme is an Australian Government initiative to extend mobile phone coverage and competition in regional Australia. A discussion paper has been released which outlines possible implementation models for delivering the programme. All interested stakeholders wishing to have their views about the programme considered by the Government are invited to provide a submission to the Department of Communications.
City-based long-term renters looking to buy a home in regional NSW can now apply for $7,000 in NSW Government funding. The Deputy Premier also announced a new incentive of $10,000 under the Skilled Regional Relocation Incentive, to encouraging skilled workers to relocate from metropolitan areas to regional NSW for employment.
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