A vibrant future for Regional Australia

Independent and informed by both research and ongoing dialogue with the community, the Regional Australia Institute develops policy and advocates for change to build a stronger economy and a better quality of life in regional Australia – for the benefit of all Australians.

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New [In]Sight release – Economic Fundamentals

December 10, 2015

The RAI today releases its final [In]Sight Theme Paper titled Economic Fundamentals, as part of a …

Which high growth SME’s are driving job creation in your local area?

December 10, 2015

Generating new jobs is a key issue for many regional economies. One relevant area to this …

Jack Archer’s speech at launch of new economic agenda

December 3, 2015

Contrary to popular belief, regions and regional Australians are not hapless victims of change. However, for …

The economic contribution of regions to Australia’s prosperity

December 3, 2015

Australia’s economic performance of the last 20 years has been unlike anywhere else in the world. …

The Future of Regional Australia: Change on our Terms

November 27, 2015

The Regional Australia Institute (RAI) has been working with government, researchers, development practitioners and the community …