The Regional Development Australia (RDA) Wheatbelt Inc Annual Report 2017-18 provides an overview of activities and programs from the past year.
Highlights include -
- New Committee Members and Staff
- The new 'Noongar Enterprise Development Support' Projects
- Secondary Freight Route Network
- Implementing Lithium & Rare Minerals Study
- Enterprising Communties
- Wheatbelt Digital Action Plan
- NEWROC Telecommunications project
- Bruce Rock P&C True Blue Dreaming Mentoring Program
- Federal funding with BBRF and Regional Growth Fund
- Regional Priorities update
- Wheatbelt emerging issues
Download the 2017-18 Annual Report
For more information on any of the initiatives please contact the office on 9575 1888 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Read more: RDA Wheatbelt Annual Report 2018
The Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Infrastructure, Transport and Regional Development, the Hon Michael McCormack MP has announced the opening of Round Three of the Building Better Regions Fund (BBRF).
Rounds One and Two of the BBRF were…
Read more: BBRF Round 3 Now Open
We are pleased to announce the new appointments to the RDA Wheatbelt Committee have been approved by the Ministers office and we sincerely welcome the new Members to our team, Fiona Bush, Kim Hewson, Steve Martin and Bonnie Cole. Current Member Karen…
Read more: RDA Wheatbelt Welcomes new Deputy and Members
RDA Wheatbelt is pleased to have secured funding over three years to support Aboriginal Enterprise Development in the Yued (Moora) and Ballardong Nyungar (Noongar) regions of the Wheatbelt (covering initially Northam, Brookton, Cunderdin, Dowerin, Me…
Read more: Aboriginal Enterprise Development Support Projects
Stage 1 applications for funding support of $10m and above have now closed.
The Australian Governments $272.2 million Regional Growth Fund closed on 27 April 2018. Future rounds will be advised if and when opened.
The minimum funding available under…
Read more: Regional Growth Fund
The evaluation has shown that the Enterprising Communities program has delivered in terms of outputs and beneficial outcomes and there is a strong impression that it will also deliver positive impacts. The program has been a catalyst in bringing comm…
Read more: RDA Wheatbelt Enterprising Communities Report
The results of the RDA Wheatbelt 2017 survey illustrated, people’s utilisation of digital technology has become more gradually nuanced and sophisticated as specialised technologies have become available or more user friendly. An indication of this is…
Read more: Wheatbelt Digital Action Plan - 2017 Revision
RDA Wheatbelt has completed a submission to the Inquiry into National Freight and Supply Chain Priorities. This 44 page document has been lodged ‘in confidence’ at the request of contributors. State departments, local Government Authorities, lo…
Read more: RDA Wheatbelt Submission National Freight Inquiry
The Wheatbelt region is home to high levels of innovation with Chittering, Toodyay and Northam Shires identified as innovation hotspots, according to a new report commissioned by Regional Development Australia Wheatbelt.
The Entrepreneurial In…
Read more: Entrepreneurial Innovation in the Wheatbelt Report
RDA Wheatbelt recently prepared a submission to the Productivity Commission for the Issues Paper on the ‘Telecommunications Universal Service Obligation’. RDA Wheatbelt submitted a number of recommendations including, that the scope and objectives of the Universal Service Obligation should be extended to include internet and mobile phone services and that there is a need for continued Government intervention in wholesale pricing and subsidisation of services to the disadvantage sectors of the Wheatbelt population and the business sector. Download the RDA Wheatbelt Telecommunications Submission.
Read more: RDA Wheatbelt Telecommunications Submission