REGIONAL EMPLOYMENT TRIALS

An ambitious 12 month project led by Councils in partnership with CCA Regional Economic Development Unit to deliver a two stage program to create more jobs and better jobs for the Cradle Coast region. KEY MESSAGES Providing 70 jobseekers with employability skills training and work experience with councils. Employment pathway mapping for current and future council jobs. Clarify future workforce gaps and requirements. Refine recruitment processes so they [...]

2020-01-20T11:15:54+11:00August 12th, 2019|

COASTAL PATHWAY

COASTAL PATHWAY Covering approximately 110km, this continuous shared pathway once complete will provide outstanding infrastructure for our region and connect more than 85,000 residents between Wynyard and Latrobe.  In addition to the continuous length there will be approximately 24km of additional shorter connecting links. In 2009, The Cradle Coast Authority, in conjunction with Safer Roads for Cyclists Tasmania, the co-operating local [...]

2020-01-17T14:41:52+11:00August 12th, 2019|

COMMUNITIES ENVIRONMENT PROGRAM NOW OPEN

The Communities Environment Program is funding small, community-led environment projects that address local environmental priorities. In consultation with their community, each Federal Member of Parliament must identify potential applicants and projects in their electorate and invite them to apply for a grant. The Communities Environment Program aims to support the environmental priorities of local community and environment groups in their regions and neighbourhoods, to recover and strengthen the environment [...]

2020-01-17T13:20:57+11:00August 9th, 2019|

REDUCING WINTER EROSION CRUCIAL FOR SOIL HEALTH

As we enter the final month of winter, the price our productive soils pay for being left unprotected during periods of heavy rainfall are again becoming evident. During the wetter months, there are extended periods where soil is left bare during fallow periods and crop establishment, presenting a high risk of soil erosion. Rills are visible in paddocks with little or no ground cover where downhill water movement [...]

2020-01-17T13:25:05+11:00August 9th, 2019|

NEW SCHOLARSHIP TO HELP BOOST REGIONAL ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT ON CRADLE COAST

The University of Tasmania and the Cradle Coast Authority have partnered to offer a new scholarship for research into the challenges and opportunities associated with regional economic development, innovation and  entrepreneurship. The scholarship provides funding of $105,000 over three years for a PhD candidate to be embedded within the Cradle Coast Authority, working on a project of regional significance that feeds into the Regional Futures Plan. The Regional [...]

2020-01-17T13:29:30+11:00August 1st, 2019|