RDAMR Events – Get connected!

See the events that RDAMR recommend and supports within our community.

If you have an event you think other members of the community might be interested in, get in touch with us.

Two Day Workshop – Drive Change in your Community
Free Workshop

15&16/08/24

Are you ready to drive change in your community? Join our Tintinara Changemaker Workshop to learn how!
We’re excited to bring you this two-day workshop that dives deep into the dynamics of change within your community. Whether you’re aspiring to be a changemaker, influencer, or community advocate, this event is designed to equip you with the tools and knowledge needed to drive positive change.
What you’ll learn:
  •  Assessing readiness for change and overcoming resistance
  • Community engagement techniques that build trust and connection
  • Understanding what forms and shapes a community
  • How to harness the power of storytelling to connect with your community.
  • When: 15 & 16 August, 8:30am – 4:30pm
  • 📍 Where: Tintinara Town Hall
This RDAMR workshop is free thanks to the Australian Government’s Future Drought Fund and delivered by the Australian Rural Leadership Foundation.
Sign up now! Spots are limited, and registrations close 7 days before the workshop.
Find out more!
Two Day – Mental Health First Aid Course
Free Berri Course

03&04/09/24

Assistance for Small and Family Business Owners and Employees.

Join us for a two-day Mental Health First Aid Course at the Berri Hotel. This in-person event will equip you with valuable skills to support individuals in need. Don’t miss this opportunity to make a difference in your community. Register now to secure your spot!

Fully Accredited. Totally free.

About Mental Health Partners:

You’ll soon see why Mental Health Partners are the preferred training provider for many organisations across South Australia.

Fully accredited through Mental Health First Aid Australia, our experienced team pride themselves on going over and above to deliver exceptional service.

Alongside our in-depth counselling and training, you’ll get complimentary on-going support and aftercare to ensure you can deliver real changes in the workplace.

Find out more!
Two Day – Mental Health First Aid Course
Free - Tailem Bend

05&06/08/24

Assistance for Small and Family Business Owners and Employees.

Join us for a two-day Mental Health First Aid Course at the Tailem Bend Community Centre. This in-person event will equip you with valuable skills to support individuals in need. Don’t miss this opportunity to make a difference in your community. Register now to secure your spot!

Fully Accredited. Totally free.

About Mental Health Partners:

You’ll soon see why Mental Health Partners are the preferred training provider for many organisations across South Australia.

Fully accredited through Mental Health First Aid Australia, our experienced team pride themselves on going over and above to deliver exceptional service.

Alongside our in-depth counselling and training, you’ll get complimentary on-going support and aftercare to ensure you can deliver real changes in the workplace.

Find out more!
8 Day – Regional Leadership Development Program
8 Day Program

July - December

Transform Your Leadership Journey with Regional Leadership Development Program (RLDP) 2024!
Are you a resident of the Murraylands and Riverland region eager to enhance your leadership skills and drive meaningful change? The Regional Leadership Development Program (RLDP) 2024 is designed just for you!
Why Choose RLDP 2024?
🌟 Inside-Out Leadership
🌟 Collective Leadership
🌟 Regional Focus
Program Highlights
🌟 8-Day Intensive Program
🌟 Vibrant Regional Activation Event
🌟 Holistic Development
Our Commitment: The RLDP 2024, we believe that personal growth is the foundation for leading others. Our goal is to empower leaders to foster collective leadership that drives regional transformation ✅
Your Commitment: Online induction in early July and workshops commencing on Tuesday 23rd July in Berri. It is compulsory to attend the opening retreat and 75% of the remaining workshop days. 90% of program costs are being funded by PIRSA, reducing your individual participant contribution to just $590 exc. GST per participant 💥
Visit www.rdamr.com.au/rldp to learn more and submit your application. Don’t miss out on the opportunity to redefine your leadership journey with RLDP 2024!
📍 For any inquiries, reach out to Mandy Tennant at mtennant@rdamr.com.au or call 0400 781 390.
Find out more!
Two Day Workshop – Drive Change in your Community
Free Workshop

05&06/06/24

Are you ready to drive change in your community? Join our Mannum Changemaker Workshop to learn how!
We’re excited to bring you this two-day workshop that dives deep into the dynamics of change within your community. Whether you’re aspiring to be a changemaker, influencer, or community advocate, this event is designed to equip you with the tools and knowledge needed to drive positive change.
What you’ll learn:
  •  Assessing readiness for change and overcoming resistance
  • Community engagement techniques that build trust and connection
  • Understanding what forms and shapes a community
  • How to harness the power of storytelling to connect with your community.
  • When: 5 & 6 June, 8:30am – 4:30pm
  • 📍 Where: Mannum Motel
This RDAMR workshop is free thanks to the Australian Government’s Future Drought Fund and delivered by the Australian Rural Leadership Foundation.
Sign up now! Spots are limited, and registrations close 7 days before the workshop.
Find out more!
Free Workplace Update: Riverland
The Renmark Club

08/05/2024

BOOKINGS ESSENTIAL – RSVP by Friday 3 May 
Tea, coffee and morning tea included.

Date: Wednesday 8 May 2024

Time: 8.45am for a 9am start until 12.30pm

Location: The Renmark Club – 160 Murray Avenue, Renmark

Details:

The Federal Government has introduced the most substantial revisions to employment law in decades, signalling profound impacts on every single business in Australia.

Join us on Wednesday 8 May 2024 at the The Renmark Club for a comprehensive briefing on recent changes to the Fair Work Act.

This event offers a valuable opportunity to stay ahead of the curve regarding the third tranche of legislative changes that will affect nearly every business.

Key topics of discussion include:

  • Changes to the casual worker definition
  • Changes to the union right of entry rules
  • Introduction to the new right to disconnect
  • Enterprise bargaining changes
  • Who is an employee and who is a contractor
  • Important dates and more
  • 2023 Regional Voice Report and where to next

Discover how these changes will likely affect your business and gain insights from our policy and advocacy team Kendall Crowe and Karen van Gorp.

Our facilitators will also be providing a briefing on the findings from our recent Regional Voice report, taking questions and feedback on the issues impacting your region.

Find out more!
Two Day – Mental Health First Aid Course
Free Waikerie Course

20&21/06/24

Assistance for Small and Family Business Owners and Employees.

Join us for a two-day Mental Health First Aid Course at the Waikerie Hotel Motel. This in-person event will equip you with valuable skills to support individuals in need. Don’t miss this opportunity to make a difference in your community. Register now to secure your spot!

Fully Accredited. Totally free.

About Mental Health Partners:

You’ll soon see why Mental Health Partners are the preferred training provider for many organisations across South Australia.

Fully accredited through Mental Health First Aid Australia, our experienced team pride themselves on going over and above to deliver exceptional service.

Alongside our in-depth counselling and training, you’ll get complimentary on-going support and aftercare to ensure you can deliver real changes in the workplace.

Find out more!
Small Business Week is coming to Berri!
Free Berri Event

30/04/24

Join us for a special Small Business Week event tailored specifically for local small and family businesses in the Riverland. Hosted by the Office for Small and Family Business, this event is designed to offer vital insights and support, helping you tackle current challenges and seize new opportunities.

Location: Berri Hotel
Date: Tuesday 30 April
Time: 9:00am – 2:00pm

Attend the full day or choose between the morning and afternoon session based on your interest. The two sessions include:

SA Government Update and Business Insights: Gain valuable perspectives on mental health and business growth from government, business experts, and local organisations. Our Project Manager Mandy Tennant will be discussing the new Individualised Care for Mental Health and Wellbeing program during this session.

One-on-One Connect: A unique chance to engage directly with business support representatives in short, impactful one-on-one meetings.

Morning tea, lunch, and refreshments will be available. Plus, take advantage of networking opportunities between sessions!

Find out more!
FREE Study Adelaide Networking Event
Free Berri Event

09/04/24

Ready to tap into a world of skilled and resilient talent?
Join us in Berri for a FREE StudyAdelaide networking event connecting local employers to highly qualified international students and graduates.
Every year, thousands of highly qualified and experienced international students graduate from South Australian universities and colleges, with the ability to work full-time in South Australia from the moment they complete their studies.
What to bring: banner, position description, brochures, and business cards.
Don’t miss this chance to find a solution to your workforce challenges!
Find out more!
FREE Study Adelaide Networking Event
Free Murray Bridge Event

09/04/24

Ready to tap into a world of skilled and resilient talent?
Join us in Murray Bridge for a FREE StudyAdelaide networking event connecting local employers to highly qualified international students and graduates.
Every year, thousands of highly qualified and experienced international students graduate from South Australian universities and colleges, with the ability to work full-time in South Australia from the moment they complete their studies.
What to bring: banner, position description, brochures, and business cards.
Don’t miss this chance to find a solution to your workforce challenges!
Find out more!
Workforce Planning Series of ONLINE Webinars
Online - Webinar

11/04/24

“Aligning Workforce Planning with Regional Development Goals”

Presented by: Wendy Perry, Managing Director at Workforce BluePrint 

Explore the intersection of workforce planning and regional development in this insightful session. Learn how to harmonise your organisation or industry sector workforce goals with broader regional development objectives. Discussing strategies for leveraging workforce planning to contribute positively to your region’s growth and prosperity.

Find out more!
Workforce Planning Series of ONLINE Webinars
Online - Webinar

04/04/24

“Strategic Workforce Planning for Business Resilience”

Presented by: Wendy Perry, Managing Director at Workforce BluePrint 

In an ever-changing business landscape, business resilience is key to survival. This session delves into how strategic workforce planning can fortify your organisation against challenges and uncertainties. Discover how to align your workforce with your business strategy to ensure continuity and adaptability.

Find out more!
Workforce Planning Series of ONLINE Webinars
Online - Webinar

27/03/24

“Mastering Workforce Planning with TAKE ACTION: A Step-by-Step Guide” 

Presented by: Wendy Perry, Managing Director at Workforce BluePrint 

This webinar/workshop is your comprehensive roadmap to mastering the TAKE ACTION workforce planning system. Walking you through each step, from identifying the need for workforce planning to co-designing solutions with stakeholders. Whether you’re new to workforce planning or looking to refine your strategies, this session will equip you with the knowledge and tools you need for success.

Find out more!
Women’s Wisdom & Wellbeing – Walker Flat Community Hall
Walker Flat

17/03/24

📣 FREE wellbeing and mental health sessions for rural communities. 🍽️ Join Women’s Wisdom and Wellbeing in Walker Flat on 17 March. The event includes a free meal provided by local businesses. Supporting local communities in more ways than one! 👏

Find out more!
Emerging Leaders Program – Murray Bridge
Murray Bridge

25/03/24

Exciting opportunity for emerging leaders!
Join our free workshop for employers and managers looking to create mentally healthy workplaces. Learn to understand brain basics, manage stress, and lead in mental wellness.
Workshop overview:
💡 Recognising signs of mental health issues.
💡 Supporting employees with mental health concerns.
💡 Building a supportive culture around mental health.
💡 Training in Mental Health First Aid.
Featuring: Suzi Evans, renowned Mental Health First Aid Trainer and founder of “Workbench for the Mind.”
Limited spots (15 only)
For more info, contact Lorena Lyon: ✉️ llyon@rdamr.com.au
Proudly part of the Regional Workforce Connector & Collaboration Program, supported by the Government of South Australia and the Department for Industry, Innovation and Science.
Find out more!
Emerging Leaders Program – Berri
Waikerie

13/03/24

Exciting opportunity for emerging leaders!
Join our free workshop for employers and managers looking to create mentally healthy workplaces. Learn to understand brain basics, manage stress, and lead in mental wellness.
Workshop overview:
💡 Recognising signs of mental health issues.
💡 Supporting employees with mental health concerns.
💡 Building a supportive culture around mental health.
💡 Training in Mental Health First Aid.
Featuring: Suzi Evans, renowned Mental Health First Aid Trainer and founder of “Workbench for the Mind.”
Limited spots (15 only)
For more info, contact Lorena Lyon: ✉️ llyon@rdamr.com.au
Proudly part of the Regional Workforce Connector & Collaboration Program, supported by the Government of South Australia and the Department for Industry, Innovation and Science.
Find out more!
Changemaker Workshop – Waikerie
Waikerie

26/02/24

Passionate about your community?  Join the Changemaker Workshop and learn how to become a catalyst for change!
RDAMR in partnership with the Australian Rural Leadership Foundation and the Foundation for Rural Regional Renewal is bringing a two-day leadership development workshop to the region to foster self-awareness, community engagement, resilience, leadership skills, and the ability to create positive change while considering diverse perspectives and community well-being.
If you are interested in preparing our region for drought and climate resilience and more, join us on the 26th and 27th of February in Waikerie.  Apply now!
Find out more!
Home Fire Safety Information Session
Renmark

28/07/23 11:30am

Come and hear MFS trained firefighter, Phil Evans, talk about how to minimise risks and prevent fires in your home.

Topics covered include:

  • Common causes of house fires
  • Preparing for emergencies
  • Reducing your fire risk
  • Smoke alarms
  • Using a fire blanket
  • Home fire escape plans

For further information please contact Renmark Paringa Library

Find out more!
Let’s talk about small business insurance!
Berri

21/09/23 & 18/10/23

Resilient Ready are helping shape the conversation around small business insurance!

Meet up with like-minded small businesses and grab a free breakfast along the way.

RSVP to join!

Round 1: Questions

Thursday 21st September 2023

Round 2: Answers

Wednesday 18th October, 2023

Find out more!
Regional Leadership Workshop Roadshow
Barmera

29/09/23

The Regional Leadership Workshop Roadshow is in BARMERA on Friday the 29th September at the Barmera Club.

Join us to explore how good governance practices and a thoughtful succession process can ensure your organisation or committee’s sustainability.

Find out more!
Roadmap to Workplace Health and Wellbeing Webinar
Murray Bridge

20/09/23 10-11am

Come along to the 1hr free webinar to hear from our experts in workplace health and wellbeing.

Date:
Wednesday 20th September 2023 10-11am

Hosts:

  • Kylie Cocks – Program Manager at Healthy Workplaces
  • Mardi Webber – Mentally Healthy Workplace Consultant from ReturntoWorkSA

Book Now for free!

Find out more!
Roadmap to Workplace Health and Wellbeing – Murray Bridge
Murray Bridge

23/11/23

The Roadmap to Workplace Health and Wellbeing workshop is being held in Murray Bridge on Thursday the 23rd of November from 9:30 am to 1:00 pm at the Bridgeport Hotel.

Our presenters Kylie Cocks from Wellbeing SA and Mardi Webber from ReturnToWorkSA will help guide you through a Roadmap to your destination of building a safe and thriving workplace.

You’ll learn how to implement your plan with the assistance of resources and tools.

Find out more!
Home Fire Safety Information Session
Renmark

28/07/23 11:30am

Come and hear MFS trained firefighter, Phil Evans, talk about how to minimise risks and prevent fires in your home.

Topics covered include:

  • Common causes of house fires
  • Preparing for emergencies
  • Reducing your fire risk
  • Smoke alarms
  • Using a fire blanket
  • Home fire escape plans

For further information please contact Renmark Paringa Library

Find out more!
Let’s talk about small business insurance!
Berri

21/09/23 & 18/10/23

Resilient Ready are helping shape the conversation around small business insurance!

Meet up with like-minded small businesses and grab a free breakfast along the way.

RSVP to join!

Round 1: Questions

Thursday 21st September 2023

Round 2: Answers

Wednesday 18th October, 2023

Find out more!
Regional Leadership Workshop Roadshow
Barmera

29/09/23

The Regional Leadership Workshop Roadshow is in BARMERA on Friday the 29th September at the Barmera Club.

Join us to explore how good governance practices and a thoughtful succession process can ensure your organisation or committee’s sustainability.

Find out more!
Roadmap to Workplace Health and Wellbeing Webinar
Murray Bridge

20/09/23 10-11am

Come along to the 1hr free webinar to hear from our experts in workplace health and wellbeing.

Date:
Wednesday 20th September 2023 10-11am

Hosts:

  • Kylie Cocks – Program Manager at Healthy Workplaces
  • Mardi Webber – Mentally Healthy Workplace Consultant from ReturntoWorkSA

Book Now for free!

Find out more!

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