About Us

RDA Central West is an Australian Government funded initiative responsible for sustainable economic development in the region.


Find current and ongoing grants available to the Central West community. Looking for assistance with your grants writing? Download our guide.

Skilled Migration

RDA Central West has a key role in the delivery of the Skilled Employer Sponsored Regional (494) and Skilled Work Regional (491) visas for our region.

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Invest Central NSW

RDA Central West has a diverse range of current economic and community data to aid development and investment in the region.

Projects & Events

RDA Central West has a range of projects and events that address regional priorities and enable our region to grow sustainably.

News and Events

News & Events

Keep up to date with the latest news and upcoming events with our blog.


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Grants news 17 May 2023

  • Lynda Smart

Read our latest newsletter for information on the Growing Regions program and other available grants and see how we can...

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We aim to have

Competitive Region

A recognised nationally competitive region that actively builds on our existing and developing strengths

A region united

A region united through genuine collaboration and partnerships between private sector and three tiers of government

Future orientated skills

A diverse and future orientated skills base that has the motivation and capability to embrace any industry or opportunity

Business growth

A region with strong transport and information technology highways connecting its people and businesses to the state, country and rest of the world