• 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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Regional Alliance formed

January 7, 2015
The Shires of Chittering, Dandaragan and Gingin have recently established a Regional Alliance. Recent planning by the Wheatbelt Development Commission identified several common issues which prompted the formation of the alliance.

Regional Grants Scheme closed 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. The deadline for WRGS applications has closed as of 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.