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Regional Development Australia (RDA) Illawarra is the peak regional development consultative organisation for the Illawarra region (Wollongong , Shellharbour and Kiama local government areas). It is a locally based not-for-profit, incorporated association and is part of a national network of RDA committees serving rural, regional, remote and urban communities across Australia. RDA Illawarra is governed by a Board of 12  Illawarra business and community leaders, jointly appointed by the Commonwealth and NSW Governments, who volunteer their time to promote the sustainable development of the Illawarra region.  A small team of regional development practitioners are employed by the Board, which receives operational funding from the Commonwealth and NSW Governments.

RDA Illawarra's role is to be a link between community, business and government by:

RDA Illawarra has a central focus on sustainable economic development leading to  employment growth by working with partner organisations to identify and implement strategies and projects that:

To find out more about RDA Illawarra go to www.rdaillawarra.com.au


The Illawarra ITeC Ltd has a host of business services available to help you grow your business. Specializing in micro, small and medium business enterprises, we have over 28 years of experience in business success.   Through its Australian Small Business Advisory Service (ASBAS) Program and with partial funding through the Commonwealth Government, ITeC provides low cost and confidential business advice and training to assist new and existing businesses in the Illawarra.

The Small Business Advisory Service provides specialist business advice through business workshops and individual mentoring to help you:

Illawarra ITeC and our Business Advisors have a clear understanding of business in the local area and have been an influential factor in the success of many locally owned businesses.  Business Advisors help you realise your potential for real business growth by conducting an initial assessment of your business to determine the current situation in the following areas:

The Small Business Advisory Service caters to start-up, micro, small and medium sized businesses and has been delivering Business Assistance services to the Illawarra, Southern Highlands and South Coast regions for the last 27 years. Our highly experienced business facilitators can provide support and advice through personalised, confidential one-on-one meetings.

Illawarra ITeC is a member of the National BEC Association covering the BEC service regions of Illawarra, Shoalhaven, Southern Highlands and far South Coast and also offer the following services:  

Let our Business Advisors steer you in the right direction through our extensive list of business services and contacts.

For further information about our business services and accredited and non-accredited training, check out our website www.illawarraitec.com.au, facebook site or call 02 42233100 today and speak to one of our friendly staff.


Wollongong City Council’s Economic Development Unit is the first point of contact for many businesses looking to establish, expand or relocate to Wollongong. The Unit also manages and coordinates the Wollongong City Centre, including the Crown Street Mall. We can help you with:

For more information on the Economic Development Unit please click on the link below:


IMB Building Society was established in 1880 and has become one of Australia’s leading and largest mutual financial institutions. For more than 135 years, IMB has provided competitive banking solutions for individuals and businesses.

IMB is committed to offering members a better value banking alternative to the major banks with 96% customer satisfaction. IMB offers full-service face-to-face and electronic banking facilities, including home and personal lending, savings and transaction accounts, term deposits, business banking and more.

With a range of business accounts on offer, IMB Business Banking has a team of experienced Relationship Managers on hand ready to help determine the best financial solutions for each unique business.

IMB Business Banking can help with a range of competitive and flexible business finance options and offers convenient and easy ways for businesses to transact and stay on top of their accounts to effectively manage cash flow.

To speak with an IMB Business Banking Relationship Manager, visit www.imb.com.auor call 133 462.


WAVE FM continues to be the Illawarra's Adult Contemporary Radio Station, specifically targeting the dominant, key spending 30 - 54 years age group.

WAVE FM's programming combines a mix of popular music with a promise to listeners of the best from "The 80's to Now".The station reaches 77,100 listeners 10 years + each week, combining on-air program features, listener competitions and promotions all designed to appeal to the 30 - 54 years demographic. When you need to capture the most affluent and fastest growing market in the Illawarra today, you need Wave FM.

Consistency, great music, fun contests, community involvement and  a strong commitment to local news, makes WAVE FM the No 1 choice for advertisers when it comes to effectively reaching the all important adult listening radio audience in the Illawarra. 

WAVE FM Radio Advertising - why advertise?

Like to find out more about WAVE FM?... go to www.wavefm.com.au

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