The Wheatbelt has well-developed transport links, with most major highways and rail routes to Perth passing through. The region has 35% of the State’s roads and easy access to the Port of Fremantle and regional ports at Geraldton, Bunbury, Albany and Esperance plus the Perth International and Domestic Airports. A range of private air charter services are also available. Daily passenger rail services operate on the main east-west line and a variety of passenger road coach services exist.

The region has extensive educational, health, recreational and cultural services and is home to the C Y O'Connor College of TAFE and Curtin University's Muresk Institute of Agriculture. The region also offers affordable housing and business premises, including established industrial precincts ideal for manufacturing and new industry.