Regional Australia Institute


Regionalisation Ambition 2032: 2023 progress report

One year ago, the Regional Australia Institute led the development of a holistic framework to better plan for and invest in the growth of regional Australia. This is the first 'Regionalisation Ambition' progress report. The report looks at progress made towards the Ambition’s targets and...

Regional jobs 2022: the big skills challenge

Regional job advertisements grew three times faster than in metropolitan Australia at the end of 2022, with demand for doctors and nurses skyrocketing. This report analyses regional job vacancy data from both 2022 and from the last decade to present a view of the labour...

Regionalisation Ambition 2032: a framework to rebalance the nation

This framework is designed to help direct the actions of government, industry and the community towards achieving a greater proportion of Australians living prosperously in the regions by 2032 and beyond. The framework has been developed from a decade of research and with extensive input...

Building the good life: foundations of regional housing

This report summarises a multi-stage project undertaken by a team at the University of South Australia for the RAI’s Intergovernmental Shared Inquiry Program in 2021-22.
Discussion paper

Rebalancing the nation: regionalisation consultation paper

The Regional Australia Institute (RAI) believes the creation of a National Regionalisation Framework will draw together common priorities for supporting a stronger regional Australia. This consultation paper kicks off the process for developing the framework. It sets out five themes which the RAI has identified...