Wheatbelt Development Commission Board Nominations
Nominations for appointments to the Board of the Wheatbelt Development Commission closed Friday, 5 April 2013.
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 promote 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 the 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 on 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.
Terms of appointment will range up to three years.
Wheatbelt Development Commission Employment
Currently there are no vacancies for positions at the Wheatbelt Development Commission.
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.
Maximise community well-being through self-sustaining regional development.
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