Author Archives: RDA Central West


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…)

Smart Cities Program

Smart Cities and Suburbs Program

The Australian Government’s Smart Cities and Suburbs Program Round 2 is providing local government agencies and bodies with grants to support projects that apply innovative technology-based solutions to urban challenges, improving the liveability, productivity and sustainability of Australian cities, suburbs and towns. (more…)

Message from the Executive Director – Julia Andrews

We are delighted to Welcome our new Chair, Christine Weston, to RDA Central West.

Born in Parkes, Christine is an accomplished marketing executive with 20 years international experience working in Australia, New Zealand, UK, Germany and throughout Asia Pacific.  Christine has been involved with Boards for over 10 years in both not-for-profit community sector with executive roles to reporting to the Board of multi-national companies. (more…)

ABC Heywire Program

ABC Heywire Youth Innovation Grants

Do you think one of these ideas could make a positive impact on your community?

ABC Heywire and the Foundation for Rural and Regional Renewal (FRRR) have partnered to offer $10,000 in seed funding to community organisations interested in implementing one of the seven innovative 2018 Heywire Ideas developed by 55 young people at the Heywire Regional Youth Summit in Canberra.   (more…)

National Freight and Supply chain, transport NSW

Drought Transport Fund

The NSW Government’s Drought Transport Fund provides low-interest loans of up to $20,000 per enterprise to transport stock, fodder, or water to/from drought affected properties.

The first two years of the 7 year loan being interest and repayment free. (more…)