Our Agenda

Regional Australia is being confronted by major economic changes on multiple fronts. The RAI is developing a new agenda to help regions meet these challenges.

Our work is concentrated on five programs reflecting the areas where regional Australia must be successful.



Learn about the opportunities and impact of digital transformation on jobs in regional Australia.

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Learn about what makes a great small city and see how Australia’s regional cities stack up.

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Learn how communities are using innovative approaches to gather resources and deliver the services needed to prosper.

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Learn how communities can use their ageing population as a driver for economic growth.

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Learn how communities can escape boom and bust cycles to create new economic foundations.

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OtherWorkBrowse all of the RAI publications in our Library. 

Search by theme or publication type; publications are categorised as Knowledge, Policy or Practice.