• 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.

Quick Links


Small Town Sexy in the Wheatbelt

May 29, 2015
On 5 May 2015, the Wheatbelt Development Commission hosted a forum featuring Kim Huston, economic developer, international speaker and author of the book SMALL TOWN SEXY, the allure of living in small town America

Age Friendly Small Grants Scheme

May 29, 2015
Over 118 projects, valued at over $1.7M have been approved for funding as part of the Creating Age Friendly Communities in Small Towns project across the Wheatbelt.

Volunteering Workshops

May 29, 2015
Do what you do, but better! The Wheatbelt Development Commission has partnered with Volunteering WA to host short workshops aimed to increase community participation