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INLAND GROWTH SUMMIT, A UNITED VOICE FOR INLAND AUSTRALIA

11 January 2019 Regional Development Australia Orana Director Megan Dixon invites you to join RDA Orana on the 31st of January 2019 for the inaugural Inland Growth Summit. Mrs Dixon said the Summit will put a spotlight on the role of Inland Australia and the challenges faced by Inland Centres to maintain population and achieve growth. “When Government talks about…

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TAKE ADVANTAGE OF SMALL BUSINESS MONTH EVENTS

16 October 2018 RDA Orana Director Megan Dixon is encouraging local small business owners and entrepreneurs to attend local events for NSW Small Business Month over the coming weeks. All NSW councils have been invited to participate and run events for their business communities. Local Chambers of Commerce and other business groups will also hold sessions to upskill and build…

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Have your say on addressing skills shortage

5 October 2018 Orana RDA Director Megan Dixon is encouraging everyone to have their say during the public consultation period for the proposed Orana region Designated Area Migration Agreement (DAMA) application. Answering the need to address critical skill shortages being experienced by local business, DAMAs are custom-designed arrangements which support a tailored, regional response to labour needs. The over-arching nature…

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EXPERT NEGOTIATOR SHARES HIS SKILLS

The power of negotiation is a necessary element of business, so an upcoming masterclass in Dubbo will work towards gaining this important skill. Hosted by Charles Sturt University, presenter Kevin Ryan will reveal the ‘Secrets of the Great Negotiators’ to participants to empower them with this knowledge. RDA Orana Director of Regional Development Megan Dixon said the 1.5 hour class…

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Riding the Lightwave of Technology

Riding the Lightwave of Technology brings scientists, researchers, community stakeholders, policymakers and industry leaders together to discuss the many aspects and impacts of light pollution and artificial light. The combination of expanding urban growth and cheap energy efficient lighting is resulting in artificial light at night becoming one of the fastest growing, yet most poorly understood or documented, forms of…

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Digital Bootcamp for Cobar

Cobar businesses will be privy to a Digital Bootcamp on September 18 to help them become more active in the digital world. Learn more about customer personas and the buying cycle by understanding buyer needs and behaviour. Other elements of the workshop include design thinking, startup learning and growth hacking for small business. There will also be strategies and tactics…

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Destination Network Country and Outback NSW Tourism Forum

A tourism guru, event management specialist and an entrepreneur will be the talking point of Destination Network Country and Outback NSW’s upcoming tourism forum in Orange. One of the guest speakers will be Holly Galbraith (pictured) who can bring social media and marketing know-how to food, tourism and agri-tourism projects, campaigns and events. Remote hiring solutions is the area of…

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Passage to India

The NSW Government is leading a delegation to Mumbai and Delhi in September to provide opportunities for NSW food and beverage exporters. The purpose of the visit is to promote producers and capabilities and to create government supported networking and business matching opportunities with Indian buyers. The delegation will run for one week from September 23-30. Travel and accommodation expenses…

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Chamber of Commerce information session

The Dubbo Chamber of Commerce is hosting an information session about the upcoming Rhino Awards. Anyone who is curious about the nomination or entry process is encouraged to attend. Past winners and sponsors will be present to discuss why the awards are so valuable. The Rhino Awards and the information session is open to members and non- members of the…

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Smashed avo with Salt

With terms like PUMCIN, goat’s cheese curtain and NETTELS,* the creator of the smashed avo generation kept the audience enthralled with stories about gen gaps and using cushions as status symbols. As the keynote speaker at RDA Orana’s inaugural Orana@Work Employer Summit, futurist Bernard Salt cleverly used societal shifts to analyse business trends. He advised that Australia is ideally placed…