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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

Funding & Grants

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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Australian Government strengthening the Focus of RDA Program

The Australian Government has announced reforms to strengthen the focus of the RDA program on growing strong and confident regional economies that harness their competitive advantages and drive economic growth.  RDA Committees will move forward under a new charter which focusses on growing strong and confident regional economies that harness their competitive advantages and drive economicRead More

Building Better Regions Fund

Media Release: Bumper infrastructure boost to Central West NSW through Building Better Regions Fund

Central West NSW is set to receive an $11.9 million infrastructure boost from the Australian Government’s Building Better Regions Fund (BBRF) Round 1, Infrastructure Stream. Funding was awarded to Councils and Not-for-Profit organisations for five projects in the Central Western region, located in Bathurst, Orange, Forbes, Lachlan and Weddin Local Government Areas. These projects representRead More

Sheep in Focus 2017 Agribusiness Today Forum

Sheep in Focus – Forum & Field Day

Want the opportunity to network, improve decision-making in your agricultural business and hear from sheep industry innovators? The 2017 Agribusiness Today – ‘Sheep in Focus’ Field Day and Forum will be held in Orange 10th & 11th August.

Regional Development Australia – Central West

Regional Development Australia – Central West is part of a national network of 55 locally managed, not -for-profit incorporated associations and is jointly funded by the Australian and NSW Governments. 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.