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  • Agricultural Hall of Fame 2022 May 18, 2022 - Media Announcement May 12, 2022 On Wednesday May 11, the Royal Agricultural Society of WA hosted the 2021 Agricultural Hall of Fame ceremony at David Buttfield House in the Claremont Showground.Each year, RASWA welcomes new inductees into the Agricultural Hall of Fame, proudly sponsored by Wesfarmers, in celebration of outstanding contributions to the development and progress of Western Australian… » Read More
  • WA Sydney Royal Easter Show Winners April 27, 2022 - A huge congratulations to all of our WA winners and runner up contestants who competed at the Sydney Royal Easter Show last month.The show celebrates and showcases the diverse range of skills needed in the agricultural field, and it's fantastic to see such incredible talent come from WA.Congratulations to all of team WA’s winners and… » Read More
  • Perth Royal Art Prize Returns For 2022 – Entries Are Now Open April 11, 2022 - The Royal Agricultural Society of WA is thrilled to announce the return of the Perth Royal Art Prize after a two year hiatus. Entries are now welcome for this sought after Prize which will include a number of new awards this year and an increased prize pool of $26,500. As one of the most prestigious… » Read More
  • Young Rural Ambassadors represent WA in National Finals April 4, 2022 - Join us in wishing well Kelly Gorter and Joshua Antonio as they fly to Sydney on Tuesday April 5 to represent Western Australia in the National Finals for the Rural Ambassador Awards. The Awards finals will be held on April 9 & 10 at the Sydney Royal Easter Show. Ms Gorter, 27, of Wagin, and… » Read More
  • Jack Bendat Vale February 28, 2022 - The Royal Agricultural Society of WA wishes to acknowledge the passing of Mr Jack Bendat. Jack Bendat was an inspiring and generously giving person, who on arrival in Perth Western Australia in 1966 immediately made an impact on both business and the community. Jack Bendat had many achievements in business, including Shopping Centre development, Media,… » Read More
  • New CEO Announcement February 2, 2022 - Following an extensive search and recruitment process, Mr David Thomas, President of the Royal Agricultural Society of Western Australia is pleased to announce that Robyn Sermon has been appointed as the new Chief Executive Officer of the Royal Agricultural Society of Western Australia (RASWA). “The RASWA Council is extremely pleased that Robyn will be joining the… » Read More
  • Celebrating 100 Years of the Quairading Agricultural Society Inc. November 3, 2021 - Any event that spans one hundred years is a story full of nostalgia and history that must be told. The story of the Quairading Agricultural Society’s centenary is the story of us, reflecting the things that define the indomitable Quairading spirit. It is hard to separate the events that surround the Quairading Ag Society from the… » Read More
  • Last night, team WA took home second place in the 2021 Australian Young Farmer Challenge National Final! October 25, 2021 - Congratulations to Jacob Walmsley, Joshua Antonio, Kelly Gorter and Ashton Hagboom – a mighty result! » Read More
  • Royal Agricultural Society of WA announces a team to compete in the National Australian Young Farmers Challenge October 21, 2021 - The 2021 Australian Young Farmer Challenge is set to be delivered in a whole new virtual world on Thursday 21 October. Once a year, the cream of the crop from each state comes together to battle it out for the title of Australian Young Farmer Challenge champions. Normally the teams would come together at one… » Read More
  • RASWA Media Response: Town of Claremont Community Survey – RASWA operation of Claremont Showground events April 27, 2021 - » Read More