• A place of discovery
  • A vibrant and diverse economy
  • Family focused communities
  • Wide Open Spaces
  • An adventure playground

Discover the Wheatbelt

A growing region of opportunity

The Wheatbelt Development Commission website is the perfect way for you to find out about our amazing region.

Discover opportunity waiting for you in the Wheatbelt's vibrant economy. Join the growing number of clever people who make the Wheatbelt innovative and strong.

Learn about the many liveable communities where the lifestyle is relaxed, safe and community-focused and soak up the valued natural amenity that makes the Wheatbelt unique.

Wheatbelt Blueprint

The Wheatbelt is a region of enormous opportunity. It’s proximity to markets, diverse productive landscapes, strong economic base, its people and their strong sense of community are all foundations for growth.

The Wheatbelt Blueprint articulates a vision for the Region and provides a framework to guide future growth.

The Wheatbelt Blueprint and Overview can be viewed on the Blueprint publications page.


$22.1million Royalties for Regions investment in Agricultural Research

September 2, 2015
Hon Terry Redman MLA, Minister for Regional Development officially opened the Dowerin Field Days and with his Ministerial colleague Hon Ken Baston MLC, announced a $22.1 million Agricultural Sciences Research and Development Fund.

Expanded Mobile coverage for Wheatbelt towns

September 2, 2015
Tammin and Westonia are now experiencing improved telephone coverage and high speed wireless broadband.

National Ballooning Championships in Northam

September 2, 2015
The National Ballooning Championships are currently underway in Northam. (Photo by Michelle Blackhurst)

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