Regional Development Australia (RDA)
Regional Development Australia (RDA) is a partnership between the Commonwealth, State/Territory and Local Governments to support the growth and development of Australia’s regions.
RDA is delivered through a national network of 55 RDA Committees. RDA Committees build partnerships between governments, regional development organisations, local businesses, community groups and key regional stakeholders to provide strategic and targeted responses to economic, environmental and social issues affecting the regions of Australia.
RDA is part of the federal Department of Regional Australia, Regional Development and Local Government.
Download a copy of the current Autumn 2014 Melbourne East RDA Newsletter.
Melbourne’s East RDA region covers 2964 square kilometres, extending from densely populated urban areas in the west to less populated rural areas in the east.
It includes the Local Government areas of: