Following the announcement made by the Minister for Regional Development on 18 August 2017, all RDA Committees will move away from their traditional planning role and into a new brokering role where they will actively working across the three levels of government, industry and their communities to create local jobs, attract investment and innovation and promote economic growth in their regions.
Future of RDA Logan & Redlands
A new contract provides funding certainty to 2020 for new committees at a similar level of funding.
A new Chair and Deputy Chair will be appointed prior to 31 December 2017, when all current memberships expire. The Chair and Deputy Chair appointments is expected to be a collaborative process with government and community input into the selection of these roles. These roles will be advertised and the current incumbents are welcome to apply. Together these new appointees will recruit and select the rest of the committee based on skills required to deliver new charter and KPI’s.
A Director of Regional Development will be appointed by each RDA Committee. The position description will be provided by the Department and existing staff can apply and the role will and must be openly advertised. Together with a new Committee Executive, the Director will determine how the organisation will operate and accordingly, will appoint its own staff.
For more information visit the Department of Infrastructure and Regional Development website.