Regional Development Australia - Wheatbelt
An Australian Government Initiative

RDA Wheatbelt Annual Report 2017

The Regional Development Australia (RDA) Wheatbelt’s, Annual Report for 2016-17 provides an opportunity to highlight some of the programmes, activities and initiatives that we have been involved in throughout the past year. New to this year has been a monitoring and evaluation process to ascertain the impacts RDA Wheatbelt has achieved. We are really pleased to note that as an organisation and a region we have been punching well above our weight.

Notable inclusions in this year’s report include:
  • Assisted to achieve a 60% success rate on Wheatbelt BBRF applications, highest in Australia!
  • Submissions and reports on the National Freight Inquiry, Telecommunications, Unlocking Opportunities in Regional Australia, Wheatbelt Innovative Entrepreneur Study, Agriculture Regulations, Aboriginal Enterprise Development, Wheatbelt Business Profiles and Regional, Rural and Remote Education.
  • Engagement and partnerships with LGAs, ROCs, Zones, Roads Groups, WALGA, 12 community and industry groups, six Indigenous Corporations and  State bodies, Grower Groups, Aged Care groups, State and Federal Departments, to name a few.
  • Programs & Projects – Enterprising Communities, Build Your Business, Secondary Freight Network, Aboriginal Enterprise Development.
I encourage you to take the time to read through the attached report and if you would like any further information on any of our initiatives please feel free to contact us on (08) 9575 1888 or