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Connecting our people, coast and valleysWelcome to RDA Mid North Coast.

Regional Development Australia – Mid North Coast is an information and advocacy organisation. Our role is to inform all levels of government, and the community as a whole, about issues that affect the ongoing development of the NSW Mid North Coast. If you live in one of the many great communities between Taree and Coffs Harbour, we invite you to browse this website where you will find the latest statistics, reports and news on your region.

If you want to stay in the know, our monthly newsletter gives you a comprehensive snapshot of current regional initiatives, delivered right to your inbox in the first week of every month. Or why not simply follow us on Facebook?

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2013-16 Regional Priorities Summary

This summary document contains a brief description of the regional priorities that were identified in RDA Mid North Coast’s 2013-16 Regional Plan. The purpose of this summary document is to provide a quick snapshot of the region, its current economic development priorities and some of the possible opportunities for addressing these priorities.

The Numbers Say

Alarmingly, our youth unemployment rate is around 50% higher than the state average and the number of youth receiving unemployment benefits is more than double.

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Our Say

NSW State Budget – Mid North Coast Breakdown

June 23, 2014

RDAMNC has provided a breakdown of items relating to the Mid North Coast region (by LGA) in this week’s 2014-15 NSW State Budget. Coffs Harbour Coffs Harbour (Sapphire) to Woolgoolga.. read more



July 10, 2014

Lorraine Gordon has been appointed as the new CEO of Regional Development Australia (RDA) Mid North Coast. RDA Mid North Coast is about encouraging sustainable economic development across our region,.. read more