Regional Development Australia - Wheatbelt
An Australian Government Initiative

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RDA Wheatbelt Quarterly Activities Report Jan-Mar 2018

Welcome to the first of a regular update on the activities and achievements of RDA Wheatbelt. The aim of this publication is to introduce new activities, update on ongoing projects and to answer some of the questions as to what RDA Wheatbelt does.

For more information on any of the activities please contact the Administration Office on 08 9575 1888 or

Download the Quarterly Activities Report Jan-Mar 2018.

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Regional Growth Fund

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…

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RDA Wheatbelt Telecommunications Submission

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.

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