On Wednesday 6 April, Senator the Hon Fiona Nash, Minister for Regional Development, met with the Regional Development Australia (RDA) Chairs Reference Group (CRG) at Parliament House.
The CRG comprises of eight RDA Committee Chairs representing each state and territory. It provides strategic advice to the Minister for Regional Development on issues raised by RDA Committees and meets twice per year.
This meeting was the first opportunity for the Chairs to engage with Senator Nash and discuss current regional development issues that are impacting their jurisdictions.
Senator Nash outlined her passion for working across regional development, regional communications and rural health, and how these three portfolios give her the policy levers