Regional Development Australia Hunter


Smart specialisation strategy for the Hunter region: a strategy for innovation-driven growth

Australia's first Smart Specialisation Strategy (S3) is an integral part of RDA Hunter’s economic development agenda to advance the region’s innovation network and grow the Hunter’s international competitiveness. Smart specialisation is an OECD framework implemented widely across the European Union to deliver regional economic transformation...

Prospects and Challenges for the Hunter: A strategic economic study

This study has examined the longer term influences which are likely to shape the Hunter economy over the next two decades, both across the lower and upper parts of the region. The study contains a number of possible actions and priorities for enhancing the region's...

Urban planning for the Hunter's future

Major decisions by governments on infrastructure planning and investment over the next 12 to 18 months will have a significant impact on the future lifestyles, employment options and well-being of people living in the Hunter region.

Connecting the Hunter: A regional approach to infrastructure

Connecting the Hunter is the first in a series of short papers aimed at establishing a regiona approach to Hunter growth strategies. It does not provide details or analysis of infrastructure proposals. Instead, it recognises that infrastructure - water, energy, communications and transport - has...