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Outback on course to become regional Queensland’s drone capital

Outback leaders are in Brisbane to launch the next stage of their plan to make the region a centre for drone technologies ahead of hosting Australia’s only remote drone event – Outback Aerodrone Symposium 21-23 September in Barcaldine.

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Grants to Empower Communities in RAPAD Region Open for Submissions.

Grants of up to $20,000 are available through the Central West Empowering Our Community Small Grants Program for events and organisations that support people to connect, share experiences, enhance individual and community wellbeing and resilience, and to build strength and capacity for the future.

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CENTRAL WESTERN CLUSTER FENCING DEMAND CONTINUES TO OUTSTRIP FUNDING

The demand for cluster fencing in Central Western Queensland continues to outstrip State Government funding, with the Remote Area Planning and Development Board’s round three applications oversubscribed by almost $1.5m.

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Research project between University Queensland, Rural Financial Counselling Service North Queensland and Remote Area Planning and Development Board launched

The University of Queensland, the Rural Financial Counselling Service North Queensland (RFCSNQ) and the Remote Area Planning and Development Board (RAPAD) have joined forces to undertake research which will influence policy and benefit businesses in central western Queensland.

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Transport and Main Roads What’s the Delay with Take-off?

The seven councils of central western Queensland are calling on the state government to start work on its commitment to help rural, regional and remote Queenslanders who use regulated transport routes arrive at the best possible solutions for their remote air services.

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Muttaburra event ready to inspire Western Queensland’s future female entrepreneurs

RAPAD will host its first women’s entrepreneur retreat in Muttaburra 27 to 28 October 2018 as part of its plan to grow a community of female entrepreneurs in Outback Queensland and beyond.

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Wi-Fi Project Servicing 16% of QLD launched in Outback QLD

In a Queensland first, a free, connected Wi-Fi service over more than 300,000 square kilometres has been launched in central western Queensland.

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Everything you need to know about the Farm Household Allowance

While the Farm Household Allowance has been around since 2014 over the last few months there have been several changes to eligibility, an extension to a fourth year and the introduction of bonus payments which are available for a short time only.

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International delegation wowed by RAPAD’s inaugural Outback Aerodrone Symposium

The Remote Area Planning and Development Board’s Outback Aerodrone Symposium hosted more than 100 people including a delegation of 10 from Japan over the weekend at its inaugural event in Barcaldine.

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Outback Queensland’s First Entrepreneur in Residence A Success

The Remote Area Planning and Development Board (RAPAD) is celebrating the success of the regions first entrepreneur in residence.

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Digital Champions ‘Tribe’ Gather

Seventeen enthusiastic regional delegates came together at Blackall’s Living Arts Centre over the weekend to develop their digital and presentation skills to become Regional Digital Champions under RAPAD’s Outbackhubs.

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Chairman's 2017 wrap up

Read the Chairman's summary wrap up of 2017 here

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