Amidst the high vis photo ops, campaign manoeuvres and the focus on ultra marginal seats it can be tricky to decipher the big visions and commitments outlined for regional Australia.Our electorates are diverse, expansive and sometimes misunderstood in election campaigns that only allow for 15...
  POLICY COALITION LABOR Regional Australia Backing Regional Australia policy focuses on rebuilding regional economies, regional development, boosting agriculture and exports, roads, aviation and regional communications; 450,000 more jobs in regional Australia over the next five years; 1089 new Indigenous Rangers by 2026-27; $2 billion...
Regional Capitals Australia has welcomed a breakthrough new report that outlines the regional infrastructure investment needed to lift Australia’s productivity. Today Infrastructure Australia has released their Regional Strengths and Gaps report which clearly identifies the role that regional capitals play in our nation’s economy.  Cr...
RCA WELCOMES WATERSHED MOMENT FOR REGIONS Regional Capitals Australia has welcomed the 2021 Australian Infrastructure Plan as a watershed moment for Australia’s regional capital cities, but cautions that it must be supported by clear government action. In the plan, Infrastructure Australia (IA) has articulated a...
Regional Capitals Australia (RCA) is pleased to announce our Executive Board for 2021.  At the 2020 Annual General Meeting (AGM) Cr Kevin Mack, Mayor, Albury City Council was elected as Chair and Cr Grant Henley, Mayor, City of Busselton as Deputy Chair. In his first statement as...
This week Regional Capitals Australia noted the Economic and Fiscal Update delivered by Federal Treasurer, the Hon Josh Frydenberg, MP and the Minister for Finance, Senator the Hon Mathias Cormann.  The update indicated the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on Australia’s economy. The Treasurer provided an economic update, stating: Real GDP...
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