Regions Rising — Mount Gambier, South Australia

The Regional Australia Institute (RAI) is proud to present the second Regions Rising in-person event for 2022 to be held in Mount Gambier, South Australia on Tuesday 10 May.

Regions Rising presents the RAI’s research to support the development and investment into regional Australia.

In Mount Gambier, RAI Chief Economist, Kim Houghton will join Minister for Regional Development, the Hon Clare Scriven to launch the RAI’s Policymaker’s Guide to Regional Housing Markets.

This Guide is a follow up from the RAI’s Housing Discussion Paper – Building the Good Life which was launched in Bendigo in March.

Regional Australia is experiencing a renaissance. Take your place at the table in Mount Gambier and be part of this historic moment.

This is a hybrid event with in-person and online tickets.

Thanks to our national event sponsors Nutrien Ag Solutions and nbn co. for their generous support.

Coming soon!

Regions Rising – South Australia event has the following COVID-19 terms and conditions:

  • The event will be run in accordance with all relevant Government health orders
  • If you are unable to attend due to a positive COVID test or being identified as a close-contact and can show us proof, your ticket can be either refunded or we can provide you with access to a Livestream ticket.

There will be no refunds issued for live-stream tickets.

Please contact RAI directly regarding ticket refunds.


Date: Tuesday, 10 May 2022

Time: 10.00 am – 3.00 pm (AEST)

Doors open at 9.30 am (AEST)

Location: The Riddoch Arts & Cultural Centre – City Hall

1 Bay Rd, Mount Gambier SA 5290

In-person tickets: $198

Online tickets: $66 (free for RAA and RAC members)

Full table: $1,584

*Costs include GST


For all enquiries, please contact


        Hon Clare Scriven MLC          Shadow Minister for Primary Industries and Regional Development, Shadow Minister for Forestry

Kim Houghton (photo)

            Dr Kim Houghton                           Chief Economist                  Regional Australia Institute

Other speakers to be announced soon!