Media Release - Orana Region Economic Profile


After several months of development, Regional Development Australia (RDA) Orana is pleased to be able to launch its ‘Orana Region Economic Profile’. The Chair of the RDA Orana Committee, Mr John Walkom, is scheduled to launch the Economic Profile at today’s Annual General Meeting of the Committee, to be held at the Dubbo Western Plains Cultural Centre.

Earlier this year, RDA Orana commissioned the Western Research Institute (WRI) to develop a comprehensive and current economic profile for the entire Orana region. Funded by the Australian Government, the profile presents key statistics and analysis around employment, education, income, population, industry performance and social and economic trends and provides an important benchmark for the region and for each of the 13 LGAs that comprise the Orana. The profile also provides further analysis on some of the region’s key industries such as agriculture, mining and public administration across clustered LGAs and identifies opportunities for diversification into new markets and supports the reskilling of workers to meet new and increasing industry demands. The Economic Profile will be updated annually to provide a regular ‘State of the Region’ report.

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