Positive Hospitality Course Outcome

Visiting Gawler on RDA business today, we bumped into one of our graduates from last years immersive hospitality bootcamp that we conducted in conjunction with the Barossa Campus and working hospitality venues in the Barossa. It’s really rewarding when you...

Barossa Future Leaders Wine Class

On Tuesday night (6/04/22), Australian National Treasure Jane Ferrari and Barossa Australia Members CEO James March, took our Barossa Future Leaders through the story of the Barossa region. We learned so much about the variety of grapes, the effect of...

Food Projects Update

On the menu for our first Food Projects newsletter: Developing & Accessing New Markets Destination Development Industry Support and Assistance Workforce Development How Can You Get Involved & Benefit? Click here to read. Email mark@barossa.org.au to be added to Food...

Skills to Workforce Training

  What an amazing day to take our wonderful Skills To Employment trainees for a walk around the Barossa Bushgardens! The Skills to Employment programs is a 11 week intensive program training these wonderful people up for careers in the...

Gawler River Cleanup Assistance

Image: Wikimedia Commons Assistance is now available for landholders adjacent to the Gawler River who would like their section of the river assessed for potential clean up, levy strengthening and other flood protection activities under a new program run by...

Northern Adelaide Plains Food Cluster 2022

The Northern Adelaide Plains Food Cluster was set up in 2020 as an organisation that would help grow and develop the food industry within the Adelaide Plains region. A Collaborative Plan was developed that set the strategic direction of the...

Jobs Fair Comes To The Barossa Valley

The Hon Stuart Robert MP Minister for Employment, Workforce, Skills, Small and Family Business The Hon Luke Howarth MP Assistant Minister for Youth and Employment Services Mr Tony Pasin MP Member for Barker MEDIA RELEASE 28 March 2022 Job seekers...

SA Premier Peter Malinauskas names new cabinet

A new South Australian cabinet has been sworn in, under the newly elected SA Premier Peter Malinauskas Peter Malinauskas: Premier Susan Close: Deputy Premier, Minister for Industry, Innovation and Science, Minister for Defence and Space Industries, MInister for Climate, Environment and Water...

World Water Day 2022

The theme for World Water Day 2022 is “Groundwater – making the invisible visible.” Did you know groundwater is the main, affordable source of water for many rural communities? You can save water at home by: – Taking a 4...

Barker Producers to Benefit from $68 Million Step Up on Ag Traceability

RDA is excited to work with the government to maximise the opportunities in provenance tracing and the commercial benefits of provenance tracing in the region. More than $68 million in Australian Government funding will shore up Australia’s agricultural traceability systems...

Think Tank Review

Thank you to all who joined us for our Think Tank Review last Friday (December 10th 2021). We recapped our Think Tank 2019 event, and updated on  progress and future priorities. We heard from James March and Jon Durdin on the...

Future Drought Fund: Supporting Resilience in Barker

Farmers and interested organisations in Barker are encouraged to apply for a share of $23 million with applications open for the Future Drought Fund’s Drought Resilient Soils and Landscapes Program. Member for Barker Tony Pasin said the competitive grants process...

Linking Your Vaccine Certificate to mySA Gov

From the SA Government website: How to add your COVID-19 digital certificate to the mySA Gov app You will need a mySA Gov account to add your proof of COVID-19 vaccination to the mySA Gov app. Creating an account is easy and...

Walk-In COVID-19 Vaccination Clinics

A walk-in vaccine clinic in Salisbury will be open from today (23/11/2021) for first and second doses of Pfizer Mobile vaccine clinics will be popping up in the Virginia Institute on the 29th of November and the 20th of December...

2021 South Australian Regional Blueprint

Welcome to the 2nd Edition of the South Australian Regional Blueprint. All eight South Australian RDA’s have continued to develop as a cohesive and collaborative force, working both across regions and within their own to develop strategic plans to drive...

Hail Storm Damage to Local Farms and Businesses

Many business across our council regions sustained damages from hail storms, lightning strikes and flash flooding on the 28th of October. Adelaide Plains growers were particularly badly affected with the hail shattering the panels of their glasshouses and destroying crops....

Transforming Business 2021

Our biennial business conference Transforming Business was held on the 19th of October at the Barossa Valley Novotel resort. The Hon. David Pisoni opened the event with a speech on the state’s economic recovery from COVID-19. A brief re-cap of...

National Economic Development Awards

Our Barossa Recycling Initiative was voted the winner for the Economic Development Australia 2021 Awards for Excellence – Sustainable Initiatives. Our project aims to improve recycling outcomes for Barossa wine-based businesses, and open up the facilities to other industries and...

Give A Little More Barossa Soup Stall

The first installment of Give A Little More Barossa Soup Kitchen has come to an end after five sell-out weeks, with an incredible 632 serves of soup delivered. A phenomenal 250+ litres of soup and 60+ loaves of delicious sourdough...

Over $1 million Injected into Projects in the Barossa & Light Region

RDA Barossa Gawler Light Adelaide Plains joins regional business and industry in being excited to see over a million dollars injected into projects in the Barossa & Light region, as part of the South Australian Tourism Commission’s Tourism Industry Development...

Foundation Barossa ‘BUILD’ Business Coaching Scholarships

Are you a small business in the Barossa? Would you benefit from four months business coaching and mentorship to develop the sustainability of your business and ensure its capacity to grow? Our BUILD small business scholarships offer three x four...

Tony Pasin – Hansard – Bushfire Condolence

SPEECH TONY PASIN MP MEMBER FOR BARKER   Mr PASIN (Barker) (19:12): It has been an unprecedented beginning to the season. My deepest sympathies go to all those who, devastatingly, have lost homes, property, stock and, tragically, loved ones. In...

Barossa Valley On Demand Public Transport Services Now Being Trialled

Barossa Valley On Demand Public Transport Service is a temporary extension of the existing Dial-a-Ride service. Book online or through the Keoride App today! For IOS and Android. Payments will be made over the phone using a credit card. Service...

Adding to Your Staffing Crew

Are you thinking about adding to your staffing crew? There is a lot to consider when looking to take on an employee. Trainee and apprenticeships can be a good option to train new employees and upskill current employees with solid...

NAIS Pipeline – First 10kms

Since April 2018 workers have been building a 29km pipeline, which will carry high-quality, climate-independent recycled water, irrigating a new horticultural precinct north of the Gawler River.

New Campus Opens

The Barossa Campus offers a place to study and succeed without the added pressure and costs of community or living away.

Red Centre & Lyndoch Hill

Red Centre, established by Nadia and Yuandamarra in 2014, is an agribusiness business that works to give Indigenous communities access to commercial markets for produce, and to generate employment; the Red Centre Enterprise also grow their own commercial crops of...

“She Is Becoming” Barossa SALA Exhibition

The five Barossan ladies, Janelle Amos, Renee de Saxe, Beryl Hunter, Sally Etherton and Kirsty Radford have come together to share their passions, fears and creative urges with like-minded women.