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Regional Activators Alliance (RAA)

Become a Member of the RAI today and show your commitment to building a better future for regional Australia.

Thinking about how your organisation can help shape the debate, inform solutions and benefit from the Regional Australia Institute’s unrivalled research, events and initiatives?

Keen to help drive informed debate, unlock solutions and be part of our national network of regional activators?

Want to unlock national exposure opportunities through the RAI’s Move to More initiative? Join our growing Regional Activators Alliance (RAA) and help us drive positive change for communities’ regions and businesses across regional Australia.

Open to Australian businesses and associations, local and state government agencies, community organisations and academic institutions. RAA Members are at the forefront of a powerful national movement which is changing the narrative on the value of regional Australia.

Our Members

Advance Cairns
Albury City Council
Banana Shire Council
Bathurst Regional Council
Broken Hill City Council
Central Highlands Development Corporation
Central NSW Joint Organisation
City of Ballarat
City of Mount Gambier
Committee for Greater Shepparton
Dubbo Regional Council
Glen Innes Severn Council
Greater Whitsunday Alliance
Hay Shire Council
Heritage Bank
Mid-Western Regional Council
Moree Plains Shire Council
Neon Logic
Orange City Council
Parkes Shire Council
RDA Goldfields Esperance
RDA Mid West Gascoyne (RDAMWG)
RDA Murray
RDA Orana
RDA Riverina
RDA Southern Inland
RDA Wide Bay Burnett
Regional Angel Investor Network
Regional Development Australia - Central West
South Gippsland Shire Council
Tamworth Regional Council
Tatiara District Council
Temora Shire Council
Think Regional
Tilma Group
Toowoomba and Surat Basin Enterprise
Western Downs Regional Council
Wimmera Southern Mallee Development
Work+Stay SSI

Membership Benefits 


  • 1 x complimentary tickets to the Regional Australia Institute (RAI) National Summit (valued at $2000) plus a 50% discount on Corporate Tables at all Regions Rising events and Seminars
  • 2 x invites per Regions Rising State events
  • 2 x invites per Thrive Together Workshops
  • Calendar of Events


  • Quarterly Regional Australia Alliance (RAA) meetings with ministerial access
  • Speaker opportunities
  • Regional Australia Council (RAC) and Regional Australia Alliance (RAA) Member contact list


  • Advance access to the monthly Job Vacancy Report and Regional Movers Index
  • Education through a series of webinars, roundtables and capability building sessions


  • Regular updates and member only briefings
  • Support with your pledges to rebalance the nation 
  • Engagement with other rebalance the nation community members 


  • Annual event and meeting calendar
  • RAI Member Contact List
  • Weekly Top 5 regional issues email
  • Monthly CEO Newsletter
  • Monthly Move to More Newsletter and offer to be a contributor

In supporting the RAI’s Regionalisation Ambition 2023, the Regional Australia Alliance (RAA) focuses on our five key pillars:

Become a Regional Activator

Regional Australia is ready to grow, and you can benefit from being at the forefront of this transformation. For more information or to enquire about investing in the Regional Activator Alliance, please complete the form below or contact: [email protected]