About Us

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

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.

Grants & Funding

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

Our Projects

RDA Central West has a range of projects 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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Recent News

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Sep 22

22 September 2021 eNews

  • Lynda Smart

Find out more about our new grant writing booklet, photography competition, telecommunications review and COVID-19 support measures available in NSW...

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Sep 10

9 September 2021 eNews

  • Lynda Smart

The annual Central West is Best Photography Competition is open and the theme for 2021 is ‘there’s no place like home’.  Find out...

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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