RDA Central West is an Australian Government funded initiative responsible for sustainable economic development in the region.
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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.
RDA Central West has a diverse range of current economic and community data to aid development and investment in the region.
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RDA Central West has a range of projects and events that address regional priorities and enable our region to grow sustainably.
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RDA Central West
Regional Development Australia Central West is a not-for-profit community-based organisation funded by the Australian Government as part of a national initiative responsible for the economic development and long-term sustainability of the regional Australia. Our region extends from Lithgow in the east to Lake Cargelligo in the west. Read more about our region.
We aim to have
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
A region with strong transport and information technology highways connecting its people and businesses to the state, country and rest of the world