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REGIONAL EMPLOYMENT TRIALS

REGIONAL EMPLOYMENT TRIALS An ambitious 12 month project led by Councils in partnership with CCA Regional Economic Development Unit and National Joblink 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 [...]

2019-08-12T16:38:20+10:00August 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 [...]

2019-08-30T11:00:36+10:00August 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 and [...]

2019-08-09T16:48:22+10:00August 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 has [...]

2019-08-09T16:49:04+10:00August 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 Futures Plan, [...]

2019-08-08T13:10:05+10:00August 1st, 2019|

IMPLEMENTATION OF THE TASMANIAN CAT MANAGEMENT PLAN

The North West Coordinator for the Tasmanian Cat Management Project is based at Cradle Coast NRM for the next three years. The Project is funded by the Tasmanian Government to support the implementation of the Tasmanian Cat Management Plan and promote responsible cat ownership. Visit the Tassie Cat website: TASSIE CAT WEBSITE

2019-08-29T16:54:18+10:00July 22nd, 2019|

DISTINGUISHED EDUCATOR APPOINTED TO OVERSEE NEW, HIGH POWERED GROUP

Distinguished education professional, Sheree Vertigan AM, will chair a new high powered group being established to boost economic development in the region. The appointment was made by the Cradle Coast Authority’s (CCA) owner representatives, following a rigorous selection process.The Regional Economic Development Steering Group is an initiative of the Regional Futures Plan, developed and lead by CCA. The group’s role will include identifying, prioritising and advocating for industry and infrastructure [...]

2019-08-08T12:34:56+10:00July 19th, 2019|

AWARD WINNING ENTREPRENEUR TO ASSIST WITH FUTURES PLAN

Daryl Connelly and Carol Bracken Award winning entrepreneur, Carol Bracken, will join the Cradle Coast Authority in a role funded by the Tasmanian Government to assist with implementation of the Regional Futures Plan. Completed by the Cradle Coast Authority in December, the Futures Plan provides the blueprint for an ambitious new approach to economic development and has received significant backing from all levels of government, industry and the [...]

2019-07-17T00:33:07+10:00July 4th, 2019|

SWINBURNE UNIVERSITY BACKS CRADLE COAST ECONOMY

The Cradle Coast Authority (CCA) welcomes Swinburne University of Technology’s plans to fund a PhD scholarship which will support the Regional Futures Plan. Based at Burnie with visits to Swinburne’s Hawthorn campus, the scholarship recipient will work with Swinburne’s Centre for Social Impact (CSI) and CCA to explore the challenges and opportunities associated with supporting innovation and entrepreneurship in regional areas. CCA led the development of the Regional Futures Plan [...]

2019-07-17T00:08:01+10:00June 4th, 2019|

APPLICANTS SOUGHT FOR NEW ROLE TO HELP SHAPE REGION’S FUTURE

The Cradle Coast Authority (CCA) is seeking applications for the Chairperson of a new Regional Economic Development Steering Group (REDSG) which will oversee implementation of the Cradle Coast Regional Futures Plan. The Chairperson will also become a Director of the Cradle Coast Authority. This new approach has received strong support from state and local government, with the Premier recently committing $300,000 and councils agreeing to make their staff available to [...]

2019-07-17T00:14:02+10:00May 15th, 2019|