Be a collective voice:
coordinate effective liaison between the 38 rural councils, State and Commonwealth governments and key stakeholders.
Enable local solutions:
deliver key RCV events to facilitate networking, learning, capacity building, and external communication and identify opportunities to leverage/ partner with other regional events.
Create an interactive
lead and/ or contribute to the development of evidence-based policy and strategy in relation to key RCV priority areas in partnership with the State, MAV or other bodies e.g. Universities.
Build resilience and capacity:
build the capacity of councillors and council officers to support economic development and increase the sustainability of rural communities.
Strengthen a sense of place:
develop evidence-based strategies and initiatives to improve the attraction and retention of residents and businesses in rural communities.
Read the Annual Report covering Year One of RCV's program.
Planning and Economic Development workshop - 5 & 6 June 2013. Book here.
OPEN DAYS - on from May to August.
RCV 2012 - 2013 Mid Term Report - learn about what we do. See more »
Six phases to help deliver a
stronger, and more vigorous
local economy which leads
to sustainable townships.
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