Welcome to RDA Orana’s publication page.

Find below a range of RDA Orana’s own publications including Industry Research Reports, Annual Reports, Quarterly Reports, Government Submissions and more.

2018/ 2019 Annual Report

In October 2019 the RDA Orana team produced the 2018/2019 Annual Report including a message from the Chairman, Director of Regional Development, 18/19 achievements and goals for 19/20.

Remote Area Tax Concessions and Payments Submission

In October 2019 the RDA Orana team made a submission to the Productivity Commission Inquiry into the effectiveness of the current Remote Area Tax Concessions and Payments. We applaud moves to ensure this system provides successful outcomes for communities and industry, particularly in inland regional and rural NSW.

Annual Business Plan

In June 2019 the RDA Orana team produced the 2019/2020 Business Plan including 18/19 achievements and the key functions for the organisation until June 2020.

Regional, Rural and Remote (RRR) Education Strategy Review

In March 2019 the RDA Orana team made a submission to improve tertiary education participation and outcomes for students from RRR areas.

Download the 2018 Bracing For Change Report

With a $7.9 billion project pipeline in the Orana region over the next 5 years, in 2018 RDA Orana undertook extensive community consultation and industry research to better understand the Orana region skills shortage and made recommendations to tackle this issue.

Fill out the form below to download the 10 chapters of the 2018 Bracing for Change Report including an executive summary and 9 position papers.

2018 DAMA Submission

In December 2018 RDA Orana made a submission to the Commonweath Government, to create a Designated Area Migration Agreement (DAMA) for the Orana region. A summary of the submission can be found HERE

The Orana DAMA agreement was granted in April 2019, RDA Orana are now in the processes of implementing the Agreement, it is expected that applications will open in the new financial year, sign up to our DAMA mail list HERE to receive updates.

2016 Orana Freight and Logistics Capability Study

In December 2016 RDA Orana produced the Orana Freight and Logistics Study. Find the full report HERE

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