Supporting primary industry and rural communities since 1831.
RASWA holds the benchmark of quality for agriculture related competitions in WA, awarded at the 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.
Agricultural Hall of Fame 2022May 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 WinnersApril 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 OpenApril 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 FinalsApril 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 ValeFebruary 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 AnnouncementFebruary 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
We acknowledge the Traditional Owners and custodians of country throughout Australia and their continuing connection to land, waters and community. We pay our respects to the people, the cultures and the Elders past, present and emerging.