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30 03, 2017

Funding for Regional Environment and Tourism Attractions – closes 6 April 2017

March 30th, 2017|

Food and wine regions, walks through national parks and heritage buildings are among the great regional tourist attractions that are set to benefit from the NSW Government’s new $300 million Regional Growth – Environment and Tourism Fund. Regional communities are being urged to submit expressions [...]

30 03, 2017

Bridges for Renewal Program – Applications close 15 May 2017

March 30th, 2017|

Round Three Applications close 15th of May 2017 The Australian Government has committed $360 million over five years to 2019-20 to the Bridges Renewal Programme. The Programme upgrades and repairs bridges to enhance access for local communities and facilitate higher productivity vehicle access. Round Three [...]

30 03, 2017

Waste Less Recycle More – Applications are ongoing

March 30th, 2017|

Waste Less, Recycle More provides $35 million to help NSW businesses reduce waste and boost recycling. Four key programs provide funding to support businesses through advice, networking, and equipment that will make it easier to recycle rather than landfill: • Bin Trim business grants provide [...]

30 03, 2017

Environmental Education grants – EOI’s for 2017 close: 10th of April 2017

March 30th, 2017|

The aim of the Environmental Education Grants Program is to support educational projects or programs that develop or widen the community's knowledge of, skills in, and commitment to, protecting the environment and promoting sustainable behaviour. The objectives of the program are to: • facilitate changes [...]

23 03, 2017

$4 million in funding for new Maker Projects grants (STEM) – Inspiring Australia – Science Engagement Programme

March 23rd, 2017|

Thursday, March 16, 2017The Australian Government will invest $4 million over the next four years to help Australian school students put their science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) learning into action through Maker Projects. Maker Projects will provide grants between 2016-17 and 2019-20 to foster [...]

23 03, 2017

Prime Minister’s Prizes for Science now open

March 23rd, 2017|

Opened Friday, March 10, 2017 Nominations for the Prime Minister’s Prizes for Science are now open until 12 April. The prizes include the Prize for New Innovators and the Prize for Innovation. These prizes recognise exceptional innovators from both industry and research - innovators like [...]

20 03, 2017


March 20th, 2017|

Screenworks, Screen NSW and the ABC to fund eight short films in Regional NSW Now in its third year, Screenworks’ initiative Createability 2017 will this year increase its total funding to $40,000 to support regional filmmakers in NSW to produce eight short films. Northern NSW [...]

14 03, 2017


March 14th, 2017|

For the past 3 years, Colonial First State has given away over $135k to the best-of-the-best Australian junior sporting stars through Sports Boost; a Colonial First State initiative helping junior athletes fulfil their sporting potential and helping national sporting organisations develop junior talent. Now, with [...]

21 02, 2017

Renew The Far West NSW Empty Spaces Project

February 21st, 2017|

RDA FW are calling for Expressions of Interest to occupy empty spaces, applications open Friday 24 February 2017. For further information please contact the RDA FW Office on 8087 8383

20 02, 2017

RDA Far West Workforce Development Study

February 20th, 2017|

In 2016 Regional Development Australia Far West (RDA FW) committed to undertake research into the workforce capacity of the Far West region. The purpose of the study was to build an evidence base around workforce issues affecting the region to inform the future planning, training [...]