Applications now open to join RDAFCW

Community members can nominate for Deputy Chair and Committee Member positions on the RDAFCW Committee.

On 10 April 2018,  the Minister for Regional Development, Territories and Local Government the Hon Dr John McVeigh MP has appointed Mr Grant Cassidy as the Chair of the Regional Development Australia Fitzroy and Central West Queensland Committee. (For more information about joining an RDA Committee, see

Applications are now open for the Deputy Chair and Committee member positions on the RDAFCW Committee. People with commitment to economic development, vision, drive and experience who are able to foster strong communication between local communities and all levels of government are encouraged to submit an application.

The Deputy Chair and Committee members are volunteer positions which provide input into strategic direction setting, contribute to reviewing progress in achieving objectives and outcomes, and oversee the effectiveness of governance processes within the Committee. Like the Chair, they also have a hands-on, active role in facilitating economic development opportunities for the region.  The Chair appoints the Deputy Chair and members after agreement is provided from the minister responsible for regional development (the Minister).

Apply by 5pm, 27 April 2018 to join a national network of local people developing local solutions to local issues. For more information, please refer to the following information packs.

Deputy Chair Information Pack     Application Form

Committee Member Information Pack        Application Form

The RDAFCW Committee comprises of 7 positions, including the Chair and Deputy Chair.