RDA Committees were established on 01 January 2010 by the Australian Government with the aims of:

  • bringing together all levels of government
  • enhancing the growth and development of regional Australia
  • providing a strategic framework for economic growth in each region

The Peel Regional Plan 2013-2016 has been developed to provide strategic direction for the Peel Region. The Plan sets out the region’s 5 priority areas: Priority 1. Increase the number of local jobs available Priority 2: Improve Educational outcomes in the region. Priority 3: Maintain and enhance the environmental assets of the region. Priority 4: Improve social outcomes for the region Priority 5: Ensure the ongoing sustainability of the region by:

  • Advocating for the Peel to remain a standalone region in the eyes of State and Australian Governments
  • Investing in leadership development
  • Investing in development of social enterprise and social innovation

The Peel Regional Plan 2013-16 will be updated in the second half of 2015 to take account of the release of a number of other plans, strategies and policies impacting on the Peel region.

Business Plan Priorities for 2014-15

The annual business plan defines activities RDA will undertake to support implementation of the Peel Regional Plan.

Priorities for 2014-15 are:

  1. Working with project proponents to identify infrastructure priorities for the Peel region.
  2. Continued implementation of the Peel Region Digital Futures Strategy.
  3. Arts and Culture Sector Development.