The Orana region and economy stretches across the Central West and Western region of NSW. The Orana, meaning ‘Welcome’ in Wiradjuri, is the largest and most diverse region in the State, covering an area of 25% of NSW. It services a population of over 120,000 people. The region encompasses 13 Local Government areas.

43,968 jobs are formally advertised but research indicates 61% of Orana employers advertise through informal networks.