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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Introducing RAI’s newest offering in regional strategy – Pathfinder

July 24, 2015

The RAI has begun work in the Namoi region of NSW and Toowoomba Surat Basin in …

Access to finance: growing SME’s in regional Western Australia

July 20, 2015

The Regional Australia Institute have released a new report which investigates whether regional SMEs in some …

RAI’s submission to the Productivity Commission’s Inquiry into Migration Intake into Australia

July 8, 2015

Research by the RAI to date on the settlement of permanent entrants into regional Australia clearly …

From little things, big things can grow again in Northern Australia.

June 26, 2015

We have the right plan, now it’s time for the ‘hard yards’.   Jack Archer is …

Business Recovery Presentation

June 10, 2015

Last week, our Deputy CEO Jack Archer was part of the 3rd Business Leaders’ Lunch in …