Regional Development Australia (RDA) Central West has welcomed the NSW Government’s 2017-18 Budget committing funding to a raft of essential services and infrastructure projects across the region, including for freight connectivity, safety, youth support, education, water and health.
“This much-needed funding is vital for the continued functioning of our essential services and infrastructure” said RDA Central West Deputy Chair, Reg Kidd. “It is great to see the NSW Government recognising and catering for the growth of the region and to see them walking the talk when it comes to regional development.” (more…)
Business people, industry groups, freight consumers and suppliers, forwarders, primary producers and land developers are all invited to make submissions commenting on infrastructure needs and how these may be able to be met in the future to remain globally competitive. (more…)
Round two of Innovation Fund grants are now available for Councils to develop new solutions and to help address the unique issues and challenges faced in these communities and maintaining local services. (more…)
EngFest is a four-day event at Charles Sturt University’s Bathurst Campus that will bring together industry, educators and the community, to showcase the works of the engineers of the future and to discuss and celebrate regional engineering.
Community members are warmly invited to attend the EngFest Community Day at Bathurst Campus, on Tuesday 6 June 2017 from 9am. (more…)
In the lead up to the 2017 May Budget, not many punters were predicting an $8.4 billion allocation for the construction of the Inland Rail. The announcement surpassed expectations and represents a stunning development to making this nation building infrastructure project finally come to fruition. (more…)
This year there are nine categories which are open to each state and territory. If you are involved in protecting or improving your local environment, farm, coastline, bushland, wetland, waterway, school, region, catchment or backyard, there is a category for you. (more…)
Applications are now open for the following 3 grants – (more…)
The Aussie Farmers Foundation $50,000 Rural Hero Grant is now open for Expressions of Interest. This is an opportunity for charities to pitch their innovative solution to an issue impacting country Australia – using the power of social media.
Shortlisted applicants will be invited to create a short, fun and engaging video about their project. (more…)
Researchers, innovators, teams and startups are invited to share their impactful research by applying to present at IMPACT7 in Melbourne on Tuesday 1 August 2017. (more…)
This summit is an opportunity to hear about the current state of the labour market in Cowra, discuss skills needs and work with Cowra Council to identify and act on some proven local solutions with government support. (more…)
This event will cover the practical steps you can take to help put your business on Google Maps & Search and be found online by new customers. As well as what to do to respond to the increasing influence of mobile devices on consumer behaviour. (more…)
Applications are open for the new $23 million Incubator Support Initiative to develop new innovation ecosystems in Australian regions and improve the prospects of Australian start-ups. (more…)