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Investors Keen to Discover Northern Rivers’ Big Ideas

Posted on 16 Oct 2018 in Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, Business and industry, Government news, News, RDA-NR, Workshops and Courses

Sarah Nolet, CEO, Agthentic is a globally recognised food systems innovation expert and will be presenting a two-hour workshop to local food and ag tech businesses at the Bangalow Bowling Club, Friday 26 October 2018. The workshop will begin at 9:30 am with presentations from Kylee Ingram of Founders Northern Rivers and Jobs for NSW’s Chris Celovic. Chris will share his thoughts on developing successful regional models for food and ag tech...

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Events in Lismore, Kyogle, Ballina and Byron for NSW Small Business Month

Posted on 3 Oct 2018 in Business and industry, Government news, Local Government, News, Workshops and Courses

October is Small Business Month and the NSW Government is supporting events in locations across the state and online. In the Northern Rivers free workshops and events are being held in Lismore, Kyogle, Ballina and Byron Bay. Lightbulb Moments – 5:30pm at the Kyogle Bowling Club, Tuesday 9 October 2018 Kyogle Council and Lismore City Council have partnered to deliver a program of activities for Small Business Month with expert business...

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Examining the effects of automation on regional Australia [Report]

Posted on 3 Oct 2018 in Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, Employment, News, Resources

A new Regional Australia Institute (RAI) discussion paper reveals the automation risks rural areas are facing and outlines how simultaneously increasing migration and lifting local skills development can prepare rural labour markets to do well in an era of changing workforce demand. Accompanying the discussion paper is a set of tools to determine the impact of automation on a range of jobs. The Regional Job Automation Pack is the first release...

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In the Region: Local Council News

Posted on 3 Oct 2018 in Environment, Government news, Grants and Funding, Local Government, News

Lismore City Council Lismore Disaster Dashboard – Lismore City Council have launched a new online tool to help the community respond to disasters. The Disaster Dashboard provides easy access to information through direct links to the Bureau of Meteorology, My Road Info and Essential Energy. It also has tools to help you plan for, and what to do before, during and after disaster strikes.  Information about flood evacuation and quick access to...

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