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 Media AwardsDecember 4, 2018-RASWA were proud to sponsor and support The Rural Media Awards recently held at the Oxford Hotel in Leederville. The Rural Media Association of WA holds these awards each year to recognise the work undertaken by rural media to represent our regions and farmers. Our very own Vice President David Thomas presented the ‘Best News » Read More
Congratulations – Year 11 Residential ScholarshipsNovember 19, 2018-Congratulations to the following students who received a scholarship to a residential college for 2019. 2018 Winners Cassiopeia Middleton Tim McLean Deahna Keam Emma Varis Peter Tremby Hannah Husbands Edmund Rice College, Bindoon WA College of Agriculture, Cunderdin WA College of Agriculture, Denmark WA College of Agriculture, Harvey WA College of Agriculture, Narrogin WA College » Read More
Thank you messages at the 2018 IGA Perth Royal ShowNovember 13, 2018-At the 2018 IGA Perth Royal Show, close to 2,000 messages were left to 'Thank a Farmer' in the Walk Through WA Pavilion. These were left by passersby from a range of age groups and backgrounds. It was fantastic to see the amount of support behind the agricultural industry! Click the image below to view » Read More
Murdoch representing Australia in the USAOctober 10, 2018-A big congratulations to the Australian national meat judging team which was announced in Brisbane last week, with five of the best students set to represent their country on a USA tour in January 2019. Lauren Smith from Murdoch University was among the students and supported by coach Sarah Stewart from the Intercollegiate Meat Judging » Read More
Squiers Family 8th Governors CupOctober 5, 2018-Squiers Family accepting the 2018 Governors Cup. Congratulations to the Squiers Family from Quairading who were awarded their 8th Governors Cup at the 2018 IGA Perth Royal Show.
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.