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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

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.

Julia Andrews RDA Central West

Message from the Interim Executive Officer – Julia Andrews

Welcome to the latest RDA Central West e-newsletter – ‘tis the season for grant funding applications! Many of you will be aware that the NSW Government has announced a raft of new funding opportunities within the Regional Growth Fund. There are six individual infrastructure-focussed funds under this banner, including:

Tourism, Parkes Elvis Festival

Inclusive Tourism Networking Events

Businesses and Councils are invited to attend these morning networking events on how to take advantage of the emerging market for accessible travel and recreation, including for elderly people and/or those with a disability. 

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.