Programs and Projects

Consistent with its strategic plan and regional development agency role, RAPAD is engaged in the administration and deliver of a range of program and project areas.  

RAPAD Employment Services Queensland [RESQ]

RESQ is a joint venture between RAPAD and Employment Services Queensland delivering the Federal Government’s Community Development Program in Central West and South West Regions of Queensland.

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RAPAD SKILLING

RAPAD SKILLING, a registered training organisation [RTO 32295], is the training arm of RAPAD, delivering accredited and non-accredited training in a range of industry areas.

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Regional Local Government Alliances

RAPAD has several long-term, collaborative alliances.  

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Rural Financial Counselling Service North Queensland

RAPAD administers the Rural Financial Counselling Service Program across North Queensland.

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Qld Feral Pest Initiative

RAPAD is currently delivering the Australian and Queensland Government’s Queensland Feral Pest initiative. This is currently supporting the fencing of 25 clusters.

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Smart Central Western Queensland

A digitally enabled community strategic plan. In 2017 The RAPAD Board endorsed a regional digital strategy to guide the Central West Region to be globally connection.

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Pathways to Futures

In 2015 the RAPAD Board invited Professor John Cole OAM, Executive Director of USQ’s Institute for Resilient Regions to work with the Board and communities to identify ideas and opportunities for the future.

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Pathfinder

The RAPAD region has the potential to deliver an annual output of $1.5 billion in Gross Value Added (GVA) by 2031.

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Regional Certifying Body

RAPAD is a Regional Certifying Body approved by the Minister for Immigration and Border Protection.

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