News & Media
ROA Partners with Captain Cook Cruises Relaunch
ROA joins Captain Cook Cruises as a charity partner is celebrating the re-opening fo Sydney with #ThankYouThursdays cruises. This morning the team were joined by Sam Mac from Channel 7's Sunrise program.
One Harvest Supports Regional Migrant Employment
ROA has recently formed a partnership with One Harvest to source migrant employees for a variety of roles.
Meet Our Mentor: Steve
What's it like to be a ROA mentor? To find out first hand, we asked Mentor Steve about his experiences as a mentor on the program, and the excitement that comes when mentees start to "make things happen".
ROA CEO says children of young migrant families are the future of regional Australia
As a keynote speaker at a forum hosted by the Ethnic Council on the challenges faced by migrants settling in regional areas, ROA CEO Mahir Momand spoke of the need for sustainable migration solutions to ensure the success of future generations of regional Australians.
Alvin and Tye
"The migrants and refugees we work with are highly qualified, motivated and skilled, they just need a hand up" - Tye Gerrard, Macquarie Capital Investment Banker and Regional Opportunities Australia Mentor.
ROA calls for more robust framework to support sustainable migration intake
Regional Opportunities Australia (ROA) welcomes the Government's broadening of the definition of "regional areas", but says that stronger frameworks to provide lasting outcomes for regional Australia and its newest inhabitants are needed.
Nicola Kaldor appointed to Board of Directors
Regional Opportunities Australia is delighted to announce the appointment of Ms. Nicola Kaldor to the Board of Directors.
Migrants make the move to regional Australia for long term jobs
The story as told by SBS Australia of Ali Hussein and his family's successful resettlement in Leeton, New South Wales, made possible through the help of Regional Opportunities Australia.
Official launch of Regional Opportunities Australia
Regional Opportunities Australia (ROA) was officially launched today by Her Excellency the Honourable Margaret Beazley AO QC, Governor of New South Wales, at Government House, Sydney.
Usman Iftikhar is appointed on the Board of ROA
Usman Iftikhar is the Co-Founder and CEO of Catalysr. Usman is a World Economic Forum Global Shaper
We are glad to have Wendy Machin join us as a Patron
Ms. Machin is an experienced non-executive Director, and former politician. She served as the Chair of NRMA, Customer Owned Banking Association (COBA)
Mandy Richards joins the Board of ROA
Mandy is a well-known social entrepreneur, human rights advocate and champion of women entrepreneurship.
David Keegan becomes founding director on the Board of ROA
David is a well-known name in the Australian settlement sector and has served in several senior settlement roles. As founder and CEO of HOST International, David’s work is focused on assisting migrants and refugees to achieve a sense of humanity, hope and dignity while on their journey to a new home.
ROA announces appointment of Wendy McCarthy AO as its new Patron
Wendy McCarthy is an experienced manager and company director who has held many significant leadership roles
Regional Opportunities Australia for Migrants and Refugees
Regional Opportunities Australia (ROA) is a not-for-profit organisation recently established to connect refugees and migrants with jobs in regional Australia.