Quarterly Report to Region


We highlight our key outcomes and achievements for the Illawarra Region, in line with our Strategy, in our Quarterly Reports to the Region.

 


March 2021 Quarterly Report to the Region

March 2021 Quarterly Report to the Region

March 2021 Quarterly Report to the Region

Top 5 Achievements:

1) RDA Illawarra Deputy Chair, Joanna Kubota, and all board members reappointed until June 2023

2) Illawarra Hydrogen Hub receives groundswell of support

3) Skilled Migration Visa services (491 and 494) launched

4) COVID-19 Job impacts – year in review stakeholder briefing

5) Future of Work thought leadership – 8 articles published

December 2020 Quarterly Report to the Region

December 2020 Quarterly Report to the Region

December 2020 Quarterly Report to the Region. 

Top 5 Achievements:

1)Eddy De Gabriele, RDA Illawarra Chair reappointed by Minister till 2025

2)Illawarra-Shoalhaven City Deal advocacy kicks goals – with 8% of funding achieved

3)Leadership Illawarra Program secures 27 participants for 2021-2022 cohort

4)Thought-provoking new remote work models discussed at RDAI Future of Work Roundtable

5)RDAI Submissions to Illawarra-Shoalhaven Regional & Transport Plans (NSW)

June 2019 Quarterly Report to the Region

RDA Illawarra's top 5 activities for April to June 2019

  • RDA Illawarra hosts Peak Bodies Collaboration Workshop
  • Wollongong City Deals initiative revitalised
  • Gas Terminal given the green light 
  • Princes Highway Corridor Strategy Joint Submission 
  • Wollongong Economic Development Strategy (draft) 2019-2029

March 2019 Quarterly Report to the Region

RDA Illawarra's top 5 activities for January to March 2019

  • Fast Rail – Federal Government announcement includes Wollongong
  • Port Kembla, NSW next Container Terminal
  • Port Kembla gas fired power station shortlisted
  • Building Better Regions Fund – Round 3 recipients announced
  • Aged Care & Disability Employer Toolkit goes national

December 2018 Quarterly Report to the Region

RDA Illawarra's top 6 activities for October to December 2018:

  • 2 submissions support Mount Keira Mountain Bike activity
  • Stormwater Project funded by Federal Government under Smart Cities Program and Regional Strategy
  • 1 submission supports Port Kembla Gas Terminal Project EIS
  • 22 participants join 2018-20 Leadership Illawarra Program
  • iAccelerate demonstrates successful outcomes
  • Advantage Wollongong launches Investor Prospectus.

September 2018 Quarterly Report to the Region

RDA Illawarra's top 6 activities for July to September 2018:

  • NSW Freight & Ports Plan
  • Australian Industrial Energy support
  • Cruise Wollongong support
  • WIN Entertainment Project
  • Small Business support
  • Leadership Illawarra Program 

June 2018 Quarterly Report to the Region

RDA Illawarra's top 5 projects from April to June 2018:

  • Supported the Sandstone Mega Region - Uniting Newcastle, the Central Coast, Sydney and Wollongong 
  • Supported and advocated for LNG Import Facility at the Port of Port Kembla 
  • Supported development of Illawarra-Shoalhaven Smart Region Strategy 
  • Minister for Regional Development, The Hon Dr John McVeigh, endorsed appointment of new RDA Illawarra Board 

March 2018 Quarterly Report to the Region

RDA Illawarra's top 5 projects from January to March 2018:

  • Manage Leadership Illawarra Program (with partners UOW & TIC) to grow the Next Generation future leaders of the Illawarra Region
  • Support and educate micro and small businesses through the Wollongong Small Business Club 
  • Collaborate to identify Blue Economy opportunities and develop a cluster of marine and related industries 
  • Co-ordinate a Wollongong City Deal collaborative to demonstrate we are ready for the whole of government City Deal
  • New RDA Illawarra organisation, New Chair, New Deputy Chair, New Board Members, New Director of Regional Development 

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