• 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 Regional Investment Blueprint articulates a vision for the Region and provides a framework to guide future growth.

The Wheatbelt Blueprint public comment period has now closed. However, the Blueprint and related documents can be viewed on the Blueprint publications page.

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News

Regional Grants Scheme closing 11 December

December 3, 2014
The latest rounds of the Royalties for Regions Wheatbelt Regional Grants Scheme and Community Chest Fund were open Friday, 31 October 2014. Applications for the 2014/15 WRGS, are coming to a close. The deadline for applications is 4.30pm on Thursday, 11 December 2014.

Good news for regional athletes, Great Northern Hwy, emergency water and regional businessess

December 2, 2014
It's good news for the Wheatbelt with the announcement of the Athlete Travel Subsidy Scheme, the Great Northern Hwy upgrade between Muchea and Wubin, Emergency Water grants for Wheatbelt towns and State Government grants available for regional businesses.

Creating Age Friendly Communities in Small Towns Project and Workshops

December 2, 2014
A series of workshops as part of the Creating Age Friendly Communities in Small Towns Project Toolkit commenced on 26 November in Toodyay and will continue in early December.