The Royal Agricultural Society of NSW has been mission purposed to forge the future of sustainable Australian agriculture, and award-quality produce and animal breeds through competitions, education and events since its foundation in 1822.
The RAS is a not-for-profit organisation committed to supporting rural agricultural communities, and to driving the development of ag business and ag tech alike, to ensure prosperity and sustainability for generations to come.
The RAS hosts Australia’s largest annual ticketed event, the Sydney Royal Easter Show as its primary fund-raiser,
Sydney Showground is the world-class venue and event management business arm of the RAS, which channels all revenues back into the RAS’ work in the community,
The Australasian Animal Registry offers the most comprehensive not-for-profit animal registration and recovery service in Australia and New Zealand,
The RAS Education Program’s school-based curriculum, on-site farm experiences, professional teacher development, and food technology workshops are highly sought-after and are driving the nation’s approach to ag-education,
The RAS Foundation is mission-purposed to build a strong, vibrant and skilled NSW through charitable investment in education, training and development of rural communities.