Author Archives: RDA Central West

Farm to Institution Central West NSW

Media Release: Farm to Institution, Central West NSW Project

Regional Development Australia Central West is launching Farm to Institution Central West NSW – a first-of-its-kind project in Australia, and part of an embryonic movement in the region supporting not just regional economic development, but also social and environmental development.

Farm to Institution Central West NSW is about creating new pathways to market for regional producers and farmers into regional institutions. (more…)

Mixed Farming Technology, Agribusiness Today Forum

Media Release: Innovation and ag-tech for mixed farming on show

Innovation to improve the efficency and productivity of mixed farming operations across Central NSW is the focus of the Agribusiness Today Forum in Parkes next month.

The Forum on Thursday 2 August and Field Day on Friday 3 August will feature skilled speakers and live demonstrations of new technology in the livestock and cropping industries. (more…)

Julia Andrews

Message from the Executive Director – Julia Andrews

RDA Central West is about to embark on an incredibly exciting project – a first in Australia – that will create, in the long term, a more sustainable and profitable food economy in the Central West.

Called “Farm to Institution Central West NSW” this project is part of an embryonic movement in the region supporting not just regional economic growth, but also health, social and environmental development. (more…)

Youth Opportunities

Youth Opportunities Grants

The NSW Government’s  Youth Opportunities program provides one-off, time-limited grants between $10,000 and $50,000 to not-for-profit organisations and local councils for youth-led and youth-driven community projects that have a positive youth development focus. (more…)


Responsible Gambling Fund Grants

The NSW Government is offering grants for organisations to deliver programs and initiatives that support responsible gambling and prevent and minimise the risk of problem gambling related harm in the community.

Eligible activities include research, education and awareness, harm minimisation and support services, prevention and treatment leveraging technology and innovation.  (more…)


Grants for Cricket Clubs

The NSW Government is committing $6 million over the next three years (to 2020) to improve grassroots cricket facilities in the leadup to hosting the ICC World T20 tournament in 2020.

Eligible applicants include community cricket clubs, associations and local councils. (more…)