The Department of Industry, Innovation and Science is hosting a series of Building Better Regions Fund (BBRF) information sessions in Colac, Ballarat, Traralgon, Bendigo and Wodonga during January 2017 and they are strongly encouraging interested parties to register at: https://www.business.gov.au/events/building-better-regions-fund-information-session
At these free information sessions RDA committee members and clients will find out about:
If people can’t make the session in their area, a webinar will be made available in mid-January 2017.
Regional Development Australia (RDA) Gippsland is a regionally based, not for profit body which aims to facilitate regional thought leadership to ensure sustainable economic and social growth for Gippsland.
RDA Gippsland is part of a nationwide network of 55 regional bodies that provide a conduit between governments and communities. The Committee is jointly funded by the Australian and Victorian State Governments.
Committee members are drawn from across Gippsland and the region is defined as Bass Coast, Baw Baw, East Gippsland, Latrobe City, South Gippsland and Wellington council areas.
The Committee, comprising 10 members appointed by the Australian and Victorian Governments, is chaired by Richard Elkington and supported by an executive officer and a small team of staff.
The Committee works with all levels of government, industry groups, businesses, research development, education and training providers and community members.
Gippsland Lakes is the largest inland waterway in Australia covering 600km2
By 2020 we will have harnessed our diversity to create a sustainable and economically confident Gippsland.
RDA Gippsland will drive the implementation of the Gippsland Regional Plan in its alignment with the three levels of Government.
Following is the Gippsland Regional plan as presented to the Victorian Government:
|Gippsland Regional Strategic Plan, 2015-2020 (PDF 3.3 MB)|
Committee membersRichard Elkington (Chair)
Tim Weight (Deputy Chair)
33 Breed Street
Traralgon VIC 3844
Phone: +61 3 5116 7300
Fax: +61 3 5175 0324
For more information visit www.rdagippsland.com.au