Industry

Industry

Over the past 10 years, regional employment by industry sectors has changed dramatically, especially in relation to manufacturing sector job reduction and health, aged care, and community sector job growth. 

This diagram shows the overall industry sector changes between 2006 and 2016.

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RDA Illawarra is continually working with local organisations to strengthen the region's industry capabilities. The Illawarra is home to key industry players in the steel production by BlueScope and B...

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Significant growth has occured in the Aged Care, Disability and Community (ACDC) Services sectors over the past 10 years.  The ACDC sectors are undergoing regulatory reforms, including consumer choice...

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RDA Illawarra has been collaborating with stakeholders to identify Blue Economy opportunities and to develop a Cluster of marine and related industries in our region. The Blue Economy is a business an...

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Shellharbour City Council has partnered with Frasers Property Australia to progress the $1.5 billion development of the Shellharbour Marina. RDA Illawarra continues to support the development of the s...

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The Green Jobs Illawarra initiative commenced in 2009 and the project was concluded in 2013.  However, this has not be the conclusion of Illawarra 'Green' initiatives, with the Australian Government f...

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Cruise Wollongong, Illawarra Business Chamber and RDA Illawarra joined together to make a call to the NSW Government to invest in Port Kembla Harbour.

Wollongong is ideally situated to provide an alt...

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RDA Illawarra has proactively supported and liaised with Australian Industrial Energy (AIE) since early 2018. We have been a part of a regional consortium who have welcomed the investment to the Port ...

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It is imperative that we support the development and capability of industry growth in the Illawarra region. Key sectors for future growth have been identified and we will also continue to foster our existing business capability and sustainability.

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