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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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Recent News

Volunteer Museum Skills Grants

Volunteer Museum Skills Grants

The Volunteer Museum Grant Program provides assistance to volunteer-initiated community museums and Aboriginal Cultural Centres (with artefact collections and displays) in NSW. Leg Up Grants are ‘quick response’ grants for volunteers who require financial assistance to attend some form of skills development activity or bring an activity into their museum.

NDIS Information Session

NDIS Information Session

An information session on the rollout of the NDIS (National Disability Insurance Scheme) will be held at the Orange Ex-Services Club on Thursday 8 June, 10am – 12pm. This session is designed to help people with disability, their families, carers and the wider community to get ready for the NDIS which will commence in Western NSWRead More

Regional Investment Corporation, Central West NSW

Media Release: Regional Investment Corporation to be located in Central West NSW

Regional Development Australia (RDA) Central West has welcomed the announcement today that the Federal Government’s new Regional Investment Corporation (RIC) headquarters will be located in Orange, Central West NSW.

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.