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