Transitioning Regional Economies conference

Location: Rendezvous Hotel Melbourne, 328 Flinders St. Melbourne, Victoria

Start Date: June 6 2017

End Date: June 7 2017

Contact: Kim Aldridge


Phone: 02 9080 4316


Details: This timely event will offer an in-depth examination of how regional, rural and remote economies can embrace new strategies and policies for sustainable economic growth and prosperity, in the wake of a growing economic gap between Australia's major cities and regional areas. 

The program will be policy and case study driven, offering insights where diversification opportunities have been, such as health and aged care, tourism, food and agribusiness, digital and knowledge economies, education, sustainability and renewable energy, infrastructure, advanced manufacturing, public and private sector decentralisation, arts and culture.

Topics include:

  • Economic outlook: The economic factors influencing Australia's regional economies;
  • Government initiatives: Updates on the investment initiatives from federal, state and local governments to encourage regional economic growth;
  • Development plans: Local council and development organisation plans for regional areas;
  • Financing: What are the opportunities for private sector investment;
  • Innovation and diversification: Identifying and investing in new sectors offering sustainable growth opportunities for regional areas - Identifying the right sectors, projects and plans for your region; and
  • Case studies: How are others tackling regional economic transformation? Practical insights from real case studies.

For a more detailed look at the event agenda, head over to the Informa website and request for the conference agenda.