Collaborate with relevant stakeholders to identify economic opportunities and leverage private and public sector investment to the regions.
Connect regional businesses, councils and industry sectors with international trade partners, financial markets and potential investors.
Promote and disseminate information on Australian Government policies and grant programmes to state and local governments and industry, business and community sectors.
Support community stakeholders to develop project proposals to access funding.
Develop and maintain positive working relationships with the local government bodies in their regions.
Facilitate public and private sector decentralisation.
Assist in the delivery of Australian Government programmes, where relevant and where requested by the Minister.
Engage with regional entrepreneurs and emerging business leaders to explore new opportunities to grow local jobs in their regions.
Provide information on their region’s activities and competitive advantages to federal, state and local governments and industry, business and community sectors.
Produce evidence-based advice to the Australian Government on critical regional development issues that are both positively and negatively affecting their regions.