Regional Development Australia (RDA) is an initiative of the Australian Government that aims to enhance the growth and development of regional areas by bringing together the three levels of government (Federal, State and Local) to provide a strategic and targeted response to issues in regional areas.
RDA Goldfields Esperance is one of 55 committees representing regional areas across Australia.
The Hon. Fiona Nash is the Minister for Regional Development.
The core role of RDA Goldfields Esperance is to build strong and effective partnerships with key stakeholders and work with them to provide a coordinated approach to address economic, environmental and social issues impacting on the region. To achieve this RDA Goldfields Esperance will:
In Western Australia the RDA network comprises eight regional RDA Committees. The eight regional WA RDA Committees are non-profit community-based incorporated associations and their regions are based on the Western Australian Regional Development Commission regions:
A map of the WA RDA Committee boundaries can be found at: https://rda.gov.au/files/rda_map_westernaustralia.pdf
RDA Chairs and members contribute their time and energy and have a personal commitment to working in partnership with all levels of government for the benefit of their local and regional communities.
Each RDA Committee receives funding from the Australian Government and uses these funds for approved committee projects, employing staff, undertaking administrative operations and to implement the RDA charter.