Ignite Mini’s 2024

The RDA MNC Minis are three in-person events designed to relaunch the new Regional Investment Framework (RIF) and provide opportunity for consultation on the priority areas of the RIF and other key aspects for our Mid North Coast Region. RIF is a new approach to how the Australian Government delivers regional investment. The priority focus […]

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Regional Innovation Program

Mid North Coast RDA in conjunction with local Council’s have teamed up with Alt-Collective to deliver the Regional Innovation Program supporting local innovators to bring their innovations to life through a series of Programs in 2023/24 including… Details: Late November/Early December 2023 – Coffs Harbour & Port Macquarie Details: February/March 2024 – Coffs Harbour & […]

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Early Childhood Education and Care on the Mid North Coast

As part of the Regional Investment Framework (RIF), “Services” is now one of main areas identified by the Government for RDAs to focus on. One service that was identified was early childhood education and care. To obtain an understanding of the situation in our region, RDAMNC conducted a survey of both childcare providers and parents […]

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Manufacturing Sector Support

Project Summary Regional Development Australia – Mid North Coast (RDA MNC) is spearheading the “Manufacturing Sector Support” project with the aim of revitalizing and strengthening the manufacturing industry within our region. This transformative initiative recognizes the critical role manufacturing plays in driving economic growth, fostering innovation, and creating sustainable employment opportunities. Project Goals and Objectives […]

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Regional Snapshots

The RDA MNC team have been developing regional snapshots for our communities across the Mid North Coast, Lord Howe and Norfolk Islands. These snapshots are easy to read compilations of the demographics of our People, Places and Industries along with key insights on heath, housing and employment. Click on the links below access the Snapshots […]

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Renewables Opportunity Map

One of the four pillars in the Regional Investment Framework (RIF) is Investing in Places. This is a challenging space for RDAs. At the 2023 National Conference for RDA, it was clearly articulated that the federal government wants to see RDAs active in leading and encouraging net zero transition. The opportunity to commission a high-level […]

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Norfolk Island Local Produce Branding Project

During the Tourism and Wellbeing Business Incubator of 2022, a “made in Norfolk” brand was again raised as a priority to identify the products and produce that has been locally made and grown. RDAMNC saw the opportunity to work with Saturate, the branding and media agency engaged to undertake the Norfolk Island Destination Marketing project, […]

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Mid North Coast Skills Audit

One of the four pillars in the Regional Investment Framework (RIF) is Investing in People. Within the definitions provided by the RIF the education, availability and accessibility of people is captured. These two projects are proposed as the 2023-2024 lead projects to assist RDAMNC and our stakeholders understand the labour market features properly. The last […]

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Labour Participation Study

One of the four pillars in the Regional Investment Framework (RIF) is Investing in People. Within the definitions provided by the RIF the education, availability and accessibility of people is captured. This project will be one of the 2023-2024 lead projects to assist RDAMNC and our stakeholders understand the labour market features properly. RDAMNC has […]

Status: In Progress