RDA VIC Melbourne
Infrastructure, Regional Development and Cities
One of 52 Regional Development Australia committees established Australia-wide. Regional Development Australia (RDA) is a nationwide initiative of the Commonwealth Government. RDA aims to work with State and Local Government to boost the economic capability of their region, improving productivity and promoting activities and investments that unlock economic growth. Key functions include: • maintain a regional plan and advise on priorities for economic development; • act as a two-way conduit providing advice to and from the Australian Government; • assist local community stakeholders to develop project proposals and help shepherd them to appropriate public and/or private funding sources; • promote Government programs, policies and initiatives; and • establish links and co-operative alliances by working with regional communities, other regional development organisations including neighbouring RDA committees, businesses, industry and local governments to promote regional development.
Type of Body
H. Inter Jurisdictional and International Bodies
Established By / Under
Agreement / Treaty / Council Order
Established By/Under More info
Memorandums of Understanding between the Australian Government and each state and territory government
Max No. of Board/Committee Members
Annual Report Prepared and tabled?
Yes, but not tabled
26 July 2018