RDA Riverina Development Officers Forum

Wednesday 17 June 2015
The RDA Riverina Development Officers Forum was held on Wednesday 17th June 2015, at the Hay Golf Club.  With 23 people from across the region attending the forum.

Presentations were provided by:

  • Lani Houston, CEO RDA Riverina.
  • Kylie Walker, Regional Clean Energy Coordinator
  • Tim Farrah, Australian Industry Group
  • Gilli Williams, REgional Manager, AusIndustry
  • Erin Lenon, Local Engagement Officer, Commonwealth Environmental Water Office
Jack Terblanche, Economic Development Officer, Hay Shire Council provided everyone with an update of projects and events in the Hay Shire, including the Paint the Town Red Market Day held once a month.

Attendees participated in a bus tour of the Auscott Gin led by Eddie Redfern, Grower Services Representative at Auscott. 

For more information about the National Stronger Regions Fund, presented by Lani Houston please visit National Stronger Regions Fund 

For more information on Renewable and Energy Efficient Opportunities in South West NSW as presented by Kylie Walker please visit The Regional Clean Energy Program

To view the information presented by Tim Farrah from the Australian Industry Group on Entrepreneurs Infrastructure Programme or The Industry Skills Fund Growth Stream click on the link.

Gilli Williams provided information about the numerous programmes available through AusIndustry including Accelerating Commercialisation. For more information about these programmes please email Gilli at gilli.williams@industry.gov.au. 

Erin Lenon, Local Engagement Officer for the Commonwealth Environmental Water Office provided an update on Environmental Watering under the Murray Darling Basin Plan. To view Erin's presentation click here .

For more information please contact Nicole Lucas at nlucas@rdariverina.org.au