About RDA

About RDA Moreton Bay

Innovate Moreton Bay LaunchRegional Development Australia (RDA) Moreton Bay is a not-for-profit organisation funded by the Commonwealth Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Communications.

RDA Moreton Bay is one of 47 such bodies around Australia, with a footprint that matches the boundary of the Moreton Bay Regional Council Region.

The organisation is tasked with facilitating regional economic development outcomes, investment, jobs, and local procurement, as well as promoting initiatives that leverage regional competitive advantages and capitalises on emerging opportunities.

RDA Moreton Bay is also responsible for promoting federal government grant opportunities and acts as a conduit for regional information gathering to inform national policy directions.

The RDA Moreton Bay Committee comprises community representatives from diverse professional, business, and industry backgrounds, bringing their insights and expertise to set strategic priorities.

RDA Moreton Bay Committee
Sharon Armstrong and Julia Callaghan at Women in Business event

Regional Development Australia Charter

Regional Development Australia LogoRegional Development Australia (RDA) is 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 the regions.

RDA Committees have an active and facilitative role in their communities with a clear focus on growing strong and confident regional economies that harness their competitive advantages, seize economic opportunities, and attract investment.

Collaborating with other RDA Committees, all levels of government, and the private sector, RDA Committees will:

  • Facilitate regional economic development outcomes, investment, local procurement and jobs
  • Promote greater regional awareness of and engagement with Australian Government policies, grant programs and research
  • Improve Commonwealth regional policy making by providing intelligence and evidence-based advice to the Australian Government on regional development issues
  • Co-ordinate the development of a strategic regional plan, or work with suitable existing regional plans that will align with the Commonwealth’s regional priorities

Click below to learn more about the RDA network. 

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Our thanks to Moreton Bay Regional Council and Moreton Bay Region Industry & Tourism (MBRIT).

Acknowledgement of Country

We respectfully acknowledge the Traditional Country across our region. We also acknowledge and pay our respects to the Kabi Kabi, Jinibara and Turrbal Traditional Custodians, and their elders past, present and emerging.

Contact Us

RDA Moreton Bay 
12G (Suite G, Building 12)
2-4 Flinders Parade
North Lakes Qld 4509

M: +61 437 080 986

RDA Moreton Bay is part of the Regional Development Australia program, an Australian Government Initiative.