Regional Minds, Regional Policy, Regional Outcomes

The dates have been set for the 2015 Building Regional Australia (BRA) Summit.  This is the second such summit held in a regional powerhouse city to raise the profile of country NSW. On the 14, 15 and 16 July, decision makers from throughout Australia will gather in Dubbo, the geographical centre of NSW, to examine the major issues facing country Australia and to create a platform to draw attention to non-metropolitan country, coastal and regional Australia - the engine room of our nation.

The theme for the 2015 Building Regional Australia Summit is ‘Building Regional Australia through Infrastructure Partnerships’, and is designed to bring together communities, businesses and politicians, who will provide information on how to access and enhance the infrastructure in each local government area.  Regional development issues are also on the program.

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Program Snapshot

Day 1: Welcoming networking function

Day 2: Full day of keynote addresses by community, business and regional development specialists with the aim of informing the delegates about strategies and examples of building infrastructure partnerships in regional Australia. The Gala Dinner will be held that night.

Day 3: Breakfast at Dundullimal National Trust Homestead, followed by bus tours to best practice examples of business working towards regional development.

“It is a great opportunity for communities and businesses alike to create ties to build working relationships into the future,” CEO Peter Bailey says. “By coming together in a centrally located country city, the people involved in growing our great nation can crowd-source ideas from each other, show innovative new practices and implement what they learn.”

Media questions to the Summit CEO, Peter Bailey, 02 67715633 or 0428 724 790.

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