Committee Members, News

RDA Sunshine Coast Committee member profile: Leanne Layfield

Leanne worked in the tourism industry until 2012 when she became manager of the Caloundra Chamber of Commerce. She loved her six years there and developed a great respect for the contribution that local Chambers make to the vitality of their local community. Now retired, when Leanne’s not travelling, she’s volunteering and lending a hand […]


Regional Development Australia Sunshine Coast welcomes new CEO

Regional Development Australia Sunshine Coast has appointed senior executive Paul Fisher as its new Chief Executive Officer. Paul has more than 25 years’ international strategic and operational leadership experience, in sectors as diverse as logistics, international humanitarian aid, digital media and social impact. He has performed CEO, Managing Director and Board-level (NED) roles in high-growth […]


Committee member profile: Judi Lalor

Judi is a Partner of Firstpoint Marketing and Communications – a boutique international strategic, marketing, media and PR agency with bases in Europe and Australia. As a passionate communicator, brand builder and destination marketer, her work on the Sunshine Coast has included award-winning tourism campaigns, brand, precinct and event development; Sunshine Coast Light Rail Feasibility […]


Regional Development Australia Sunshine Coast welcomes new committee member

Regional Development Australia Sunshine Coast has welcomed new committee member, senior management professional Alister Morrison. The not-for-profit, community-based organisation is an Australian Government initiative. It is part of a national network of 52 Regional Development Australia (RDA) organisations created with the aim of strengthening and building regional communities. Now, RDA Sunshine Coast looks forward to […]


Committee member profile: Jason Law (Deputy Chair)

Jason is the National General Manager for Local Government and Smart Cities at Telstra. Jason has held a diverse range of senior roles across marketing, operations, sales and retail channels and is accountable for the development and execution of Telstra’s Local Government and Smart City strategy. Jason’s extensive 29 year experience in the industry coupled with […]


Applications are open for Committee member positions at Regional Development Australia (RDA) Sunshine Coast

Make a difference in your region Regional Development Australia (RDA) is seeking regional leaders with vision, drive and business experience who are able to facilitate economic development opportunities and investment for our regional communities and create jobs and growth. Your networking skills will help build forums which enable consultation between business, industry and all levels […]


RDA Sunshine Coast Committee welcomes new Chair

Former Brisbane City councillor Carol Cashman is the new chair of the Regional Development Australia (RDA) Sunshine Coast Committee. Her three-year appointment will provide leadership to the regional RDA committee, help drive economic growth and maximise the potential of the Sunshine Coast region. “I’m looking forward to working with government, business and the community to […]