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Regional Plan

With our commitment to the future of the Central West region, the Regional Plan identifies priorities for economic growth and job creation. Read more

Our Initiatives

RDA Central West has a range of regional initiatives that address regional priorities and enable our region to continue to grow sustainably. Read more

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Find out more about available funding and grants that can assist your organisation and discover how RDA Central West can assist you. Read more

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Follow us! Join our Central West community

Follow us! Join our Central West community to keep up to date Facebook: @RegionalDevelopmentAustraliaCentralWest Instagram: @rdacentralwest Twitter: @RDAcentralwest Hashtags: For RDA CW in general: #RDAcentralwest  / or for Agribusiness Today Forum: #agribusinesstodayforum

It’s a wrap! Agribusiness Today Forum 2019. The round-up from Cowra

  Last week the Central West town of Cowra hosted a major agribiz forum for local beef, mutton and lamb producers. The annual Agribusiness Today Forum’s presentation of key-note speakers was held at the Cowra Services Club followed by Field Trips around the region the next day. This year’s theme was how to maximise redRead More

REMINDER! Rural Arts Fund applications close this month

Regional Arts Fund (RAF) Community Grant applications CLOSE 5pm, 25 August, 2019. The RAF is designed to benefit regional and remote arts practitioners, arts workers, audiences and communities like the many who live and practice in the Central West region. Arts OutWest executive director Tracey Callinan, will hold a workshop regarding general arts funding toRead More

Regional Development Australia – Central West

Regional Development Australia Central West is a locally managed not-for-profit, part of the national network of 55 RDA Committees funded by the Australian Government, to promote economic development and a stronger NSW Central Western region. Our region extends from Lithgow in the east to Lake Cargelligo in the west and comprises the local government areas of Lithgow, Oberon, Bathurst, Blayney, Orange, Cabonne, Cowra, Parkes, Forbes, Weddin and Lachlan.

We acknowledge and respect the traditional owners and custodians of this region, the Wiradjuri people. We honour their cultural, spiritual, and emotional connection to this land & acknowledge the many other Aboriginal people from other nations and lands who have come to the Central West to live or visit.