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NBN fibre rollout commences in Lismore and Grafton

Posted on 5 Sep 2018 in Business and industry, Government news, News

RDA Northern Rivers Director of Regional Development, Tim Williamson joined head of nbn local Amber Dornbusch to witness the laying of the first fibre cable in Lismore on Tuesday 4 September 2018. This marks the commencement of construction of the nbn network in Lismore and Grafton, delivering the infrastructure to connect over 18,000 homes to fast internet services by around April 2019. Amber Dornbush said “The construction of Australia’s new...

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In the Region: Local Council News

Posted on 5 Sep 2018 in Grants and Funding, Local Government, News

Clarence Valley Council Round 2 of Community Initiatives Program open – Clarence Valley Council is receiving applications from incorporated or sponsored non-profit community organisations and groups for local community initiatives that enhance the quality of life in the Clarence Valley. There are 4 categories of support: Cash; Educational Institutions; Rates Donations; and Fee Waiver. Applications must be submitted via the Clarence Valley...

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Volunteer Grants 2018 funding round now open!

Posted on 20 Aug 2018 in Community services, Government news, Grants and Funding, News, Sports and recreation

Helping those who help others Eligible Community and not-for-profit organisations can now apply for a share of $20 million of Australian Government funding to support their volunteers. In announcing the opening of this year’s Volunteer Grants round, the Minister for Social Services, Dan Tehan MP, said this funding will help make volunteers’ work easier, safer and more rewarding. One off grants of between $1,000 and $5,000 are available to...

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In the Region: Local Council News

Posted on 6 Aug 2018 in Consultation, Creative Industries, Local Government, News, Sustainability

Ballina Shire Council Artists call out for 2019 Exhibitions – Northern Rivers Community Gallery is currently inviting exhibition applications across all artforms from artists, artist groups and curators for the 2019 exhibition program. The Gallery features four professional exhibition spaces equipped with a professional lighting and hanging system which includes two-channel audio/video capability in Gallery space 4. Proposals across all...

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Subsidised workshops for small business

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

NORTEC is hosting a series of workshops, subsidised through the NSW Department of Industry’s Business Connect program, to support Northern Rivers small businesses to move into the digital market. Follow the links below for more information and to register. How to create a business Facebook Page Ballina Wednesday 15 August 2018 Can you be easily found on GOOGLE? Ballina Wednesday 29 August 2018 Business Marketing & Planning Tweed Heads...

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Building Better Regions Fund recipients announced

Posted on 18 Jul 2018 in Government news, Grants and Funding, News

The Hon Dr John McVeigh MP, Minister for Regional Development, Territories and Local Government has announced the projects to be funded under Round Two of the Building Better Regions Fund (BBRF) Infrastructure Projects (IP) stream. RDA Northern Rivers congratulates our local recipients: Bonalbo Show Society Incorporated – $53,000 for Bonalbo Show Society Amenities Augmentation and Improvement Project – total project cost $106,000....

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