Candidates are required to submit their applications electronically by 5pm Tuesday 30 April 2019 to The Chair, Ms Christine Weston, via email: email@example.com
Regional Development Australia (RDA) is a national network of committees made up of local leaders who work with all levels of government, business and community groups to support the economic development of their regions.
RDA Central West seeks a dynamic Director of Regional Development with high level management skills to provide professional support and advice to the Board. The DRD will work with a diverse organisation of volunteers and dedicated members of staff in a complex environment to deliver high value economic development outcomes for the Central west region.
The position provides an opportunity to work in a team environment where strategic, creative and innovative thinking are encouraged.
This is a challenging and rewarding role which will provide significant opportunities to work with a wide range of government, business and community stakeholders and make a positive contribution to the growth and development of communities across the region.
HEAR ABOUT AUSTRALIA’S LATEST FREE TRADE AGREEMENTS
Discover how to grow your business with Australia’s Free Trade Agreements. 20th March 2019 – Wentworth Golf Club, ORANGE NSW
The Hon Mark Coulton MP, Assistant Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment invites you to an information seminar to learn more about the benefits and opportunities created by Australia’s current and newly signed Free Trade Agreements (FTAs) for businesses like yours.
Whether you’re an experienced exporter or just getting started, this is an opportunity to hear from key government and industry representatives about:
the growth opportunities for your business through exporting and utilising FTAs
where FTAs fit in your overall export journey and how you can benefit from them
what tariffs and Certificates of Origin are and what grants and other government assistance is available.
At the completion of the FTA Seminar, there will be an information session on Trusted Trader.
The On-Farm Emergency Water Infrastructure Rebate scheme is available to eligible primary producers who can claim a rebate of up to 25% on new farm water infrastructure costs up to a maximum of $25,000.
The Rebate Scheme can be applied to the cost of new purchases, and installation of pipes, water storages and water pumps, de-silting dams, and associated power supplies such as generators. This Rebate scheme can be applied to costs incurred from 1st July 2018.
The maximum that can be claimed is $25,000 per farm enterprise. The availability of rebates is subject to funds being available. No rebates will be offered beyond the allocated funding of $12 million.
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…)
Central NSW Councils (Centroc) and RDA Central West welcome a Federal Government report into regional development and decentralisation, which recommends a new approach to developing regional economies emphasising long-term policy making, decentralisation and human capital. (more…)
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…)
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…)
The 2018 NSW/ACT Regional Achievement and Community Awards are open for nominations to recognise individuals, businesses and community members who have made positive contributions to regional NSW. (more…)
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…)