Orange to host first regional public hearing

ORANGE will host the first regional public hearing of the Select Committee on Regional Development and Decentralisation

The Chair of the Committee, Dr John McVeigh MP said, “the Committee is looking forward to kicking off our public hearing program in Orange.  This will be the first of a series of public hearings we will hold around the country.  The Committee wants to engage with regional and rural towns about the issues affecting them, and to learn more about best practice for the development of sustainable and engaged regional communities.”

“Orange is a good example of a regional town with a mix of public and private decentralisation, as well as regional development initiatives driven by the local community.  ” Dr McVeigh said. 


Public hearing details: 10:00 am to 2:30 pm, Monday, 18 September, Moresby Room, Ex-Services’ Club, 231-243 Anson St, Orange, NSW 

10.00 am: Orange City Council
10.45 am: Regional Development Australia Central West
11.30 am: Centre for Economic and Regional Development
12.15 pm: Lunch
1.00 pm: NSW Department of Primary Industries and NSW Rural Assistance Authority
1.45 pm: Orange Business Chamber
2.30 pm: Close

The hearing will be broadcast live at


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