RDA Orana is an incorporated not for profit association, lead by a regional committee of industry and government representatives supporting economic development across the Orana region. We achieve this by building partnerships and working with all governments and agencies to respond to local priorities and needs.

Our region, (the Orana meaning ‘Welcome’ in Wiradjuri), is the largest and most diverse region in the state, covering an area of 25% of NSW. It services a population of more than 121,000.

Our region extends from Mudgee in the east to Bourke in the west. It comprises the local government areas of Bogan, Bourke, Brewarrina, Cobar, Coonamble, Dubbo Region, Gilgandra, Mid-Western Region, Narromine, Walgett, Warren and Warrumbungle.

Regional Development Australia Orana is part of a national network of 52 committees made up of local leaders who work with all levels of government, business and community groups to support the development of their regions.

Our Purpose

To support the development of the Orana Region by facilitating industry collaboration, encouraging public and private investment and supporting cooperation between all stakeholders.

Our Vision

A regional powerhouse recognised for production, value-adding, linkages and entrepreneurship.

Our Mission

Provision of regional intelligence to:

  1. Create connections and growth
  2. Grow industry and infrastructure investment
  3. Grow our workforce


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