For the recovery of the North Coast region’s economy to begin and for businesses to be able to start employing workers, strategic planning and collaboration at all levels must occur.
Regional Development Australia Mid North Coast (RDAMNC) and Northern Rivers (RDANR) have launched the North Coast Workforce Strategy and Action Plan.
The plan is the culmination of collaborative efforts between the organisations and aims to be a catalyst for change and the beginnings of a new approach to solving regional employment issues.
Included in the strategy is the need to address the duplication of initiatives setup to deal with regional unemployment and the lack of consistent funding to support programmes.
The plan proposes a structured approach of how to address unemployment in the region and includes the forming of a regional board and working groups to implement key strategies and actions.
The strategy was launched by RDAMNC and RDANR today alongside federal members of parliament for each region, Mr Pat Conaghan, member for Cowper, and Hon Kevin Hogan, member for Page.
Download the plan – below