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Regional Australia Institute

The RAI is Australia’s first national, apolitical, independent think tank devoted exclusively to regional issues.

Our job is to conduct research into priority policy areas for regional Australia.

Australia’s regions are currently experiencing massive opportunities for growth and development, particularly in mining, food and telecommunications.

Board members include Professor Sandra Harding, Vice-Chancellor and President of James Cook University and Professor Ngiare Brown, Foundation CEO of the Australian Indigenous Doctors' Association (AIDA).



Australia Post: more than letters. Alison Curtis/Flickr

The future of Australia Post will be off the beaten track

In the near future a trip to the Post Office in regional and remote Australia may mean picking up a parcel or a letter. It could also mean a virtual meeting with your tertiary education provider, a virtual…

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