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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 economic growth. (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 represent 16% of the number of projects funded in NSW, with a combined total value of $57.5 million. (more…)

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ClubGrants Infrastructure Funding

Liquor & Gaming NSW offers grants to communities across NSW to support the building, renovation and fitout of infrastructure.

Funding is available for sport and recreation, arts and cultural infrastructure, and projects that enhance facilities used to shelter communities and provide emergency services.  (more…)

LLS Incentives Funding

Local Land Services – Incentives Funding

The Central Tablelands Local Land Services 2017 funding and grants program is investing $1.6 million to support resilient and productive landholders, landscapes and communities.

The Central Tablelands LLS 2017-18 Incentives Funding will cover a range of projects including soil erosion, ecosystem management, paddock trees, property management planning and small grants for groups and schools. 

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Cabonne Community Assistance Program

Community groups in the Cabonne Shire can apply for Council grants to improve the liveability of the Cabonne area and benefit the community, through the Community Assistance Program 2017-18.

Applicants must be not-for-profit organisations located in the Cabonne Local Government Area, and be undertaking a project on non-commercial facilities within the Shire to be eligible. (more…)

RAS Foundation

Rural and Regional Journalism Scholarship

Australian rural journalism is again being celebrated through the Royal Agricultural Society of NSW (RAS) Foundation’s JB Fairfax Award.

This prestigious national award encourages and supports a young university student under the age of 30, who is passionate about pursuing a career as a rural or regional journalist upon graduation. (more…)