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In the Region: Local Council News

Posted on 4 Feb 2019 in Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander, Environment, Government news, Grants and Funding, Local Government, News, Sports and recreation

Clarence Valley Council New beginnings for community donations – Community groups have been given an extra month to consider an application for funding from the Clarence Valley Council’s popular community initiatives program. Community projects officer, Sammy Lovejoy, said the opening date for applications had been pushed back from February 1 to March, to allow for community groups to meet and plan their year. Ms Lovejoy said groups...

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Thinking Differently Summit – making a difference

Posted on 5 Dec 2018 in Business and industry, News, Workshops and Courses, Young People

RDA Northern Rivers was a collaborative partner for the Thinking Differently Summit, initiated by NSW Business Chamber – Northern Rivers and held in Ballina. This successful event brought together 140 of the regions business leaders to take a design thinking approach to growing jobs for our local young people and growing business innovation. The Summit was led by keynote speaker Mark McCrindle. Mark is a social analyst with an...

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Regional Wellbeing Survey improves quality of life

Posted on 5 Dec 2018 in Consultation, News

Each year the University of Canberra conducts the Regional Wellbeing Survey, which supports research that improves the wellbeing and quality of life of people living in rural and regional Australia. The survey allows residents in rural and regional areas of Australia to have their say on issues ranging from how your community is changing to your health and wellbeing. This year, the survey research will also be looking into the experiences of...

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Last modified: 5 December 2018 at 4:43 pm