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Career opportunity - Regional

Agriculture, tourism, retail, services and manufacturing account for around two thirds of Australia’s export earnings. Our regions have a unique and diverse culture, landscape, history and people which is integral to our values and sense of identity. Work in partnership with regional, rural, remote and Indigenous communities to realise the potential of our regions.

Priorities include:

  • Developing regional Australia and progressing regional deals such as the Barkly Regional Deal.
  • Delivering regional and community programs to benefit communities and regions around the country.
  • Driving growth in jobs and investment in Northern Australia for the benefit of all Australians.
  • Managing the national network of Regional Development Australia Committee to support economic development in our regions.

Administering Regional Recovery Partnerships to support recovery and growth in 10 investment regions across Australia.

If you'd like to find out more about this portfolio area, visit our Regional and Local Government sections.

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