The new Board of Regional Development Australia Southern Inland (RDA Southern Inland) met for the first time this week, which included a regional visit to the Upper Lachlan Shire.
On Tuesday afternoon, Regional Development Australia Southern Inland (RDASI) launched their Your Business is Food Program in the Southern Highlands. Hospitality businesses from across the Highlands, including Mittagong, Bowral, Berrima and Exeter, attended the session.
On Monday, Year 8 mentors from Crookwell High School visited Year 5 students at Crookwell Public School to assist the students with their Science, Technology, Engineering, Maths (STEM) projects, as part of the STEM Industry School Partnership Program funded by the NSW Department of Education.
Josephine Gregoire, from Le Tres Bon in Bungendore, has won the Southern Inland Photography Competition with her inspiring picture of the local produce available in the Southern Inland Region.
The August 2018 RDASI newsletter is now available here .
On Wednesday, Crookwell High School hosted five primary schools from the Upper Lachlan area to participate in their ‘STEM Hook Day’.
The new Regional Development Australia Southern Inland (RDASI) Committee has some fresh and familiar faces. The new Committee was announced last week and draws upon the impressive skills, experience and dedication of a number of local community members.
Food businesses in NSW throw away around 30 per cent of their food. That’s a lot of money going into the bin.
Regional Development Australia Southern Inland (RDASI) is collaborating with RDA Hunter and RDA Central West to pilot a program that provides students in years 5 to 8 in each region with age appropriate STEM skills and pathways to STEM jobs.
The government has recently highlighted Regional Development Australia Committees as someone who can drive collaboration between education, industry and government.