About us

Regional Development Australia (RDA) committees are non-profit, community-based organisations that build partnerships between governments, regional development organisations, local businesses, community groups and key regional stakeholders to provide strategic and targeted responses to economic, environmental and social issues affecting the regions of Australia. 


RDA Adelaide Hills, Fleurieu and Kangaroo Island region is an economically prosperous region made up of resilient local communities providing homes and jobs for healthy, engaged populations who are well connected to each other, to services and economic opportunities.


Our committee of local people with diverse skills and broad networks, is committed to developing and growing the region’s economy and liveability by:

  • Consulting and engaging with the community on economic, social and environmental issues, competitive advantages, solutions and priorities
  • Exploring and promoting economic and employment growth including contributing to business development, trade, funding access and investment attraction
  • Being a first point of contact for government agencies, providing advice on local issues, competitive advantages, solutions and priorities
  • Promoting government policies, programs, services, grants and initiatives to the regional community.