Regional Development Australia Illawarra Shoalhaven

RDA Illawarra Shoalhaven's role is to help drive economic growth, innovation and entrepreneurship through facilitating investment in community, industry and the environment.


Enabling infrastructure to improve connectivity between Illawarra and Sydney/Western Sydney to unlock investment opportunities


Create a diverse economy that maximises jobs and industries for the region’s future


Secure innovative solutions that drive a resilient and sustainable region

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A little bit more about us

    RDA Illawarra Shoalhaven Board, its CEO and staff are neutral brokers and collaborators across all levels of government, community, business and stakeholders for the growth of the region's economy (including Wollongong, Shellharbour, Kiama and Shoalhaven LGAs).


    Acknowledgement of Country

    RDA Illawarra acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of Dharawal Country and recognises their continued connection to the land. We pay our respects to Elders past, present and future. We are committed to honouring Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples’ unique cultural and spiritual relationships to the land, waters and seas and their rich contribution to our community.


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