Applications for the 2020 Jan Cathcart Scholarship are now open for women involved in the Australian rice industry, offering financial assistance valued at $10,000 a year for up to three years of tertiary study.
NSW Government has announced their line-up of spectacular events kicking off on 1 October designed to support small businesses to start and grow in NSW. This year’s program includes a variety of free activities including webinars, business breakfasts, social media workshops, networking sessions and much more.
Applications are open for the pilot NSW Regional Business Power Infrastructure Upgrade Program (RBPIUP) to help businesses to overcome electrical infrastructure impediments and boost growth.
The pilot program is targeted at regional businesses with projects that have the potential to result in substantial job growth and that will benefit the local economy and other businesses in their area.
Established in 2009, the Charity Brunch is an annual fundraiser held during the Sydney Royal Easter Show. Hosted by Suzanne Ryan, funds raised at the brunch go toward a selected grass roots project in country NSW that will have a positive social and economic impact on the broader community around it.
The Country Passenger Transport Infrastructure Grants Scheme (CPTIGS) provides subsidies to support the construction or upgrade of bus stop infrastructure (generally owned and maintained by local councils) across country NSW.
The Communities Environment Program seeks to support community-led environmental projects that address local environmental issues and priorities. Each federal electorate has been allocated up to $150,000 in 2019-20 for up to 20 projects.
A federal parliamentary committee is hitting the road to find out what can be done to increase the number of migrants moving to regional areas to fill gaps in smaller cities and regional areas and ease the pressure on our major capital cities.
The Expo offers farmers the chance to speak to credible renewable energy suppliers about opportunities for their property. Post Conference, network with a glass of red or white produced by SeeSaw Winery using solar.
The NSW Government is seeking feedback on the draft instruments and Regulations that will introduce the state-wide planning framework and mandatory Code of Conduct for short-term rental accommodation (STRA).
Screenworks is now calling for applications from early career, regionally-based director/writers who want to participate in the lab which will be held in Gladstone, Queensland from the 4th to 8th November.
The Stronger Communities Program supports the Government’s commitment to deliver social benefits in communities across Australia. Round 5 of the program will provide $22.65 million to fund small capital projects in each of the 151 federal electorates. The program’s intended outcomes are to improve local community participation and contribute to vibrant and viable communities.
NSW Defence Innovation Network is pleased to call for submissions to its 2019-20 Pilot Project Grant Scheme. Up to $200,000 of funding is available to support collaboration between DIN member universities, industry and Defence.
Riverina businesses from Darlington Point to Wagga Wagga and West Wyalong have taken home awards in the 2019 Destination Country and Outback and Destination Riverina Murray Regional Tourism Awards. The awards were held in Dubbo, Saturday 27 July.
The NSW Farmer of the Year and the NSW Young Farmer of the Year awards are designed to recognise excellence in the state’s agricultural sector. The awards are a joint initiative between NSW Department of Primary Industries (DPI) and NSW Farmers’, with support from SafeWork NSW and The Land.
The Australian Regional Development Innovation Awards celebrate the dedication and skill of those involved in making a difference to regional Australia. Organisations active in regional development across Australia, including councils, shires, rural and regional organisations, NGOs and branches of government agencies that aim to better serve their communities across Australia can apply.
RDA Riverina is proud to announce its support for this year's Regional Events Conference. We are now calling for expressions of interest from young people (aged 18-35 years) working or volunteering at regional business, industry, community, arts & culture events and residing in the RDA Riverina Region to be involved in this event.
Kriv Stenders (Danger Close, Red Dog), one of Australia’s most renowned and critically acclaimed Screen Directors will be a guest tutor at Screenworks Directing Intensive in Byron Bay on 24th and 25th August 2019. Along with a leading Australian Documentary Directory who is yet to be announced, the two Directors will advise selected early career regional screen directors on technique, skills and project development for drama and documentary film and television.
One hundred and one leading tourism businesses, events, and visitor experiences have this week been announced as finalists in the 2019 Regional Tourism Awards, including five businesses from the Riverina.
Charles Sturt University and NSW Cyber Security Network invite you to free information session on Cyber Security for your business and home!
Cyber-attacks are becoming increasingly common and pose one of the major risks that a business can face these days. With an increase in the number and frequency of attacks on small businesses, cyber-attacks are now a serious issue for businesses of all sizes and failure to report data breaches may result in serious consequences.