Regional Resources and Assistance

Lithgow City Council works closely with a number of agencies to contribute to the development of Central West regional economic development strategies as well as awareness of industry opportunities, initiatives and incentives.  These agencies include NSW Government Trade and Investment, Regional Development Australia and CENTROC.

NSW Trade and Investment

NSW Trade and Investment provides key information services and assistance programs for prospective investors and existing business operators.  Follow the links below to see how this agency can assist you with your investment decision making and business activities in the Lithgow LGA.

View Regional Opportunities for Central West and Orana

View Regional Assistance

Find the contact details of the nearest regional office by following the link

View Regional NSW Offices

Regional Development Australia Central West (RDACW)

Regional Development Australia Central West is part of a national network of 55 locally managed, not for profit incorporated associations and is funded by the Australian and NSW Governments.  The Central West 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.

To find out more or contact the RDACW by following the link.


Lithgow City Council has worked with RDACW to input into several regional economic sector development studies.  These include the NSW Central West Region Export/Import Contribution Study, Invest Central NSW and the NSW Central West Freight Study

Follow the link to see these studies in detail


RDACW also facilitates access to funding and grants.  Follow the link to see information about funding opportunities for your business




CENTROC is a voluntary regional collaboration of Councils in Central NSW.  It exists to advocate for operational efficiencies of its member Councils and also provides regional promotion and advocacy for improvements to roads and transport, water infrastructure, telecommunications, and regional economic development and planning.

Follow the links below to see more information on CENTROC’s regional advocacy in regards to economic development:

View CENTROC » Invest Central West Regional Development Australia

View CENTROC Lithgow Info Page

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