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RAI CEO, Ms Liz Ritchie to address National Press Club in Canberra

May 22 2023

Regional Australia Institute (RAI) CEO, Ms. Liz Ritchie will address the National Press Club in Canberra this Wednesday, 24 May.

Rebalancing the nation – empowering regional Australia for growth is the focus of Ms Ritchie’s first address to the National Press Club. Ms Ritchie will outline the Institute’s call for a common-sense, holistic approach to regional growth.

“People are continuing to move to the regions, regional job vacancies and workforce participation is at an all-time high, rental vacancies in many towns below 1% and access to GPs generally remaining difficult for those outside metropolitan areas – we need considered planning to achieve social and economic prosperity,” Ms Ritchie said.

Ms Ritchie will launch the Institute’s latest report, Regional Jobs 2022: The Big Skills Challenge, identifying the biggest gaps in critical roles in regional Australia.

Event Details 

 Title:  National Press Club Address – RAI CEO Liz Ritchie
 Date:  Wednesday, 24 May 2023
 Time:  Arrival 11:30am, Lunch served 12 noon - Address commences at 12:30pm
 Venue:  The National Press Club of Australia 16 National Circuit, Barton, ACT


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