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 and increase access to premium overseas markets. Member for Barker Tony Pasin said investing in…

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Building Drought Resilience in the Northern and Yorke Region

Media release Regional Development Australia Yorke & Mid North Building Drought Resilience in the Northern and Yorke Region Community input towards a drought resilience plan in the Adelaide Plains, Barossa, Mid North, Yorke Peninsula and Southern Flinders Ranges will be the key feature of engagement activities due to commence in February 2022. The development of…

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Grants for Food and Beverage Manufacturers in Barker

Small and medium food and beverage manufacturers in Barker can now apply for a grant of up to $25,000 each to save money on energy bills, improve energy efficiency and adopt new energy technologies under the latest $19.9 million round of the Energy Efficient Communities (EEC) program. Federal Member for Barker Tony Pasin the program…

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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. Multiple businesses in the main streets of Tanunda and Gawler experienced hail and flood damage.…

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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 regions. Thank you to BGWA, Green Industries SA and industry collaborators who worked with us…

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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 Fund. “This Fund is spurring investment in our state’s regional tourism industry, supporting operators to…

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