Reinstatement of a freight rail service between Mount Gambier and Heywood could benefit local business by as much as $15.6 million annually according to a report released today by Regional Development Australia Limestone Coast (RDALC). Commissioned by RDALC, the report was undertaken by CSIRO which used modelling to map the region’s freight task and supply…

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Priorities to enable our region towards 7750 jobs In 2018 the region undertook a process of coming together to explore its investment potential and look at where strategic investment needs to occur to build and enable further investment. The project was underpinned by a Regional Infrastructure Audit. Strategic infrastructure that underpins the efficient movement of…

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Priorities to enable our region towards 7750 jobs In 2018 the region undertook a process of coming together to explore its investment potential and look at where strategic investment needs to occur to build and enable further investment. The project was underpinned by a Regional Infrastructure Audit. Strategic infrastructure that underpins the efficient movement of…

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Workshops help businesses expand reach A fantastic opportunity is coming up for business owners and operators looking to improve and develop their interstate and/or overseas markets. The Adelaide Business Hub and Food South Australia are combining forces to present two half day workshops specifically for local businesses in Naracoorte, Thursday 21 November and Mount Gambier,…

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A new export hub has recently been established to help South Australian small to medium food and beverage businesses become export ready and fast track their export growth. The South Australia Food and Beverage Export Hub is a one-stop-export-shop specifically focused on food and beverage manufacturers, processes and producers with fewer than 200 full-time employees.…

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Bioenergy is energy or power produced from organic matter derived from plants, animals and organic by-products. Referred to as ‘biomass feedstocks’, this organic matter can be used to produce electricity, heat, fuel and other bio-based products. Many are familiar with the term’s biomass and bioenergy, but few have probably ever considered what opportunity the production…

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The quality of a society’s infrastructure is critical to its economic performance and social capital. Building schools, hospitals and roads, protecting our environment and enhancing our cultural and sporting facilities are all part of planning and providing for the long term. Sound investment in infrastructure can boost the productive potential of the economy and growth…

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The Strategic Plan outlines our priorities and our commitment to enhancing the vibrancy and prosperity of the region through economic development. Our organisation’s prime goal is to plan for, and deliver regional development initiatives in conjunction with our funding partners. Our objectives are shared by these partners and they help us make things happen at…

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