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Calling for applications to Chair RDA Committees

Make a difference in regional Victoria!

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Applications are now open for Chair positions for the six Regional Development Australia (RDA) Committees across Victoria.

  • Strategic leadership role
  • Shape regional development and facilitate economic growth
  • Long term opportunities to deliver sustained success

The Australian and Victorian Governments are seeking highly-motivated leaders with vision, drive, and a passion for developing Victoria’s regions to volunteer to Chair their local Regional Development Australia (RDA) Committee.

Positions are available to lead the five regionally-based RDA Committees and one Melbourne based Committee.

As Chair, you will lead your RDA, working closely with the Committee, federal, state and local governments, and key business and industry organisations to directly inform, support and promote the growth and development of Victoria’s regions.

Applications are sought from business and community leaders who have strong advocacy and negotiation skills and a proven track record of achieving outcomes in complex environments.

Women, people from Indigenous and diverse cultural backgrounds and people with disability are encouraged to apply.

For more information about the role of RDA Committees and Chairs, regional maps and how to apply, please visit You can also contact the RDA team via phone
1800 505 938 (Mon–Fri 9am–5pm AEST) or email

Appointment terms will commence on 1 January 2022.

Applications close on 30 August 2021.

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