RDA Adelaide Metro
Regional Development Australia (RDA) is a national government initiative that seeks to strengthen and grow the regions and has been setup as a partnership between the Australian, state and territory and local governments.
Within South Australia there are eight RDA Boards, consisting of RDA Adelaide Metro, and seven regional entities: RDA Barossa, RDA Far North, RDA Hills and Coasts, RDA Limestone Coast, RDA Murraylands & Riverland, RDA Yorke and Mid North, and RDA Eyre Peninsula.
RDA Adelaide Metro is funded only by the Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Communications, with a direct Commonwealth Government reporting relationship. It seeks to create economic development growth both its own geographical region that covers 17 metropolitan councils, as well as supporting opportunities within and across the seven other South Australian RDA regions.
A vibrant and prosperous regional South Australia with strong connections to its Capital City that enables world-leading social, economic and environmental living conditions for all of our regional communities
To strengthen regional South Australia by fostering positive and productive relationships and engagement between the South Australian RDA’s; different levels of government; industry; academia and civil society
South Australia’s Digital Empowerment
The ability for Regional South Australia to thrive will depend on its ability to access, integrate and use affordable and reliable technology. Currently there are real and perceived barriers to enable this. This issue is not new, but solutions must be found and enacted.
Cost effective and efficient rail infrastructure will be key for South Australia to remain connected to a national framework and drive economic growth.
Regional Economic Development Ecosystem
This project will map the ecosystem of all players regionally assisting to drive economic development.