Supporting primary industry and rural communities since 1831.
RASWA holds the benchmark of quality for agriculture related competitions in WA, awarded at the IGA Perth Royal Show each year.
Conducted by RASWA, the Perth Royal Show is WA’s largest annual community event.
The Perth Royal Food Awards held annually by RASWA set a benchmark in WA for producers, and a mark of distinction for consumers.
RASWA presents an array of awards and scholarships each year recognising hard working individuals in our community.
2018 Rural Ambassador Harris ThompsonSeptember 13, 2018-Harris Thompson, 21 of Boyup Brook and representative of the Southwest, has taken out the recent Rural Ambassador Award. Mr Thompson’s ongoing research in agriculture and mentionable participation in regional and state agricultural shows made him the preferred choice. Mr Thompson hopes to raise awareness for the need to support local Agricultural shows, “I am » Read More
Why Not Package at Tradewinds HotelJuly 17, 2018-‘Why Not’ Package at Tradewinds Hotel: $225 per night Package includes: A spacious Studio Room, featuring a king size bed and an ensuite complete with a luxurious rain shower. You will also enjoy: A complimentary breakfast at the Tradewinds Bar & Bistro Mumm Champagne on arrival Complimentary in-room movies and Wi-Fi on the house. A » Read More
2018 Bendat Family Foundation ScholarshipJuly 6, 2018-Scholarship continues to create awareness for Agriculture in Western Australia The Royal Agricultural Society of Western Australia announced Lauren Rayner as the recipient for the 2018 Bendat Family Youth Scholarship, awarded to a youth in Western Australia who is enrolled into a bachelor level course at an Australian University in an agricultural related discipline. Residing » Read More
Perth Royal Beer Awards – Record NumbersJuly 3, 2018-Record numbers have been entered in the 2018 Perth Royal Beer Awards. Listen below to Event & Competition Coordinator John Clark talk all things beer with Geoff Hutchinson! LISTEN HERE and go to 1:46:15
2018 Perth Royal Food Awards OpeningJune 16, 2018-A glorious morning was had at the 2018 Perth Royal Food Awards Opening held at Channel Nine Studios, Perth on the 14 June 2018. Attended by the Hon. Alannah MacTiernan and a range of chefs, producers and guests live crosses occurred on Channel Nine throughout the morning.
2018 Farmer on Your PlateApril 10, 2018-On the 23 March 2018, The Royal Agricultural Society attended Farmer on Your Plate run by Farming Champions. Each year the event showcases family farming, agri-tourism and rural communities and we were there to present an array of Perth Royal Food Award winners and also discuss our RASWA Membership. Farmer on Your Plate celebrates the » Read More
Mr Luigi Giglia – Funeral NoticeApril 4, 2018-The Royal Agricultural Society of WA sends our deepest sympathy to the family of Mr Luigi Giglia, Past President and Agricultural Hall of Fame Inductee. The Funeral Mass for Mr Luigi Giglia, of Mount Pleasant, will be celebrated in St Benedict's Catholic Church, Corner Ardross Street and Canning Highway, Ardross commencing at 10:00 AM on » Read More
Showbag DonationDecember 21, 2017-Pictured: RASWA PR & Communications Executive Robyn Fitzgerald Each year, RASWA hold the Annual Showbag Launch in preparation of the Perth Royal Show. Lucky children arrive at the Claremont Showground to participate in the thrill and rush of taking a firsthand sneak peek at over 250 showbags, with the opportunity to keep one or two » Read More
International Volunteer DayDecember 11, 2017-RASWA Staff and Volunteers enjoying an afternoon at Government House for International Volunteer Day on Tuesday 5 December - pictured with Governor Kerry Sanderson!
IAFE Contest – Award WinnerDecember 11, 2017-RASWA are incredibly proud to have received an award from the International Association of Fairs and Expositions Contest with our entry in the Agricultural Awards Individual Photo Category. Highlighting our amazing 2017 IGA Perth Royal Show and our photographer’s talents (thanks Matt Jelonek), RASWA’s submission grabbed the judge’s attention and we couldn’t be happier!