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Wheatbelt Development Commission Board Nominations

Nominations for appointments to the Board of the Wheatbelt Development Commission are now open until close of business Thursday 3 April 2014.

Vacancies exist for appointments to the Board of the Wheatbelt Development Commission.

The role of the Commission is to coordinate and promote economic development in the region. The Commission’s strategic intent is to ensure the Wheatbelt is valued as a key contributor to the State’s prosperity.  The Commission partners, plans, facilitate and promotes development that results in the Wheatbelt being a place of choice to live, work and invest.  The Commission facilitates the effective implementation of a range of Royalties for Regions programs within the Wheatbelt.  

The Minister for Regional Development will make the appointments to the Board.

People may nominate themselves or others; organisations may also nominate individuals. Prospective nominees should possess interest and knowledge relevant to regional communities and live within the region. Relevant fields of involvement include business and industry; education; employment and training; health; tourism, recreation and marketing.

Applicants will be considered against the following criteria: proven decision making abilities at an executive level; a demonstrated involvement in either the economic, social or environmental development of the region; and the demonstrated ability to work cooperatively to achieve agreed goals across a wide range of issues and stakeholders.

Terms of appointment will range up to three years.

Nomination forms and further information can be obtained by contacting:

Ms Teresa Drew
Ph: 9622 7222
Email: teresa.drew@wheatbelt.wa.gov.au

Nominations are open until close of business Thursday 3 April 2014.

Nominations should be made by submitting relevant details to the Minister for Regional Development through the Wheatbelt Development Commission, PO Box 250, NORTHAM WA 6401.

Wheatbelt Development Commission Employment

Currently there are no vacancies for positions at the Wheatbelt Development Commission.

About Us

The Wheatbelt Development Commission is a statutory authority charged with the role of implementing the State’s Regional Development Policy. This role incorporates project management and program delivery, coordination of community dialogue, strategic planning, promotion of investment opportunities and partnerships with local government.

Our Mission

Maximise community well-being through self-sustaining regional development.  

Our Vision 

To seize global opportunities, suited to the Wheatbelt's resources and skills, which will maximize sustainable economic growth for the region.


  • To achieve more jobs by creating an environment conducive to entrepreneurial development and capable of capitalising on global opportunities

  • To develop an environment with resources employed in a sustainable, profitable, productive manner

  • To develop a market focus for the region

  • To develop infrastructure and services of sufficient standard to allow the region to compete at all levels

  • To increase the profile and priority of the region