Regional Development Australia (RDA) Logan & Redlands is part of a national network of Committees made up of local leaders who work with all levels of government, business and community groups to support the economic development of their regions.
RDAs play a role in helping to drive economic growth, innovation and entrepreneurship in regions through facilitating investment in community, industry and the environment. RDAs assist to bridge the regional development gaps in regions by working with a broad range of stakeholders across sectors and supporting the delivery of identified Australian Government strategic priorities.
Collaborate with relevant stakeholders to identify economic opportunities and leverage private and public sector investment to the regions
Connect regional businesses, councils and industry sectors with international trade partners, financial markets and potential investors
Support community stakeholders to develop project proposals to access funding
Develop and maintain positive working relationships with the local government bodies in our region
Engage with regional entrepreneurs and emerging business leaders to explore new opportunities to grow local jobs in our regions
Facilitate public and private sector decentralisation
Provide information on our region's activities and competitive advantages to all levels of government, industry, business and community sectors
Provide evidence-based advice to the Australian Government on critical regional development issues positively and negatively affecting our region
Promote and disseminate information on Australian Government policies and grant programs to state and local governments and industry, business and community sectors
Assist in the delivery of Australian Government programs, where relevant and where requested by the Minister