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  • Kulin Bush Races
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WELCOME TO THE WHEATBELT DEVELOPMENT COMMISSION

The Wheatbelt has a growing and diverse economy and is a region of innovative thinkers and entrepreneurs.

 

The Wheatbelt Development Commission supports the development of the region by collaborating to create practical solutions that result in a prosperous future for the Wheatbelt, its people and businesses.

The Wheatbelt Development Commission respectfully acknowledges the Traditional Owners of the lands that we live and work on: the family and clan groups of the Ballardong, Gubrun, Kalamaia, Njaki-Njaki, Whadjuk, Wilman and Yued People of the Noongar Nation, their Elders past, present and emerging.

 

We acknowledge their living culture and important role in the sustainable economic development and prosperity of the Wheatbelt region.  We are committed to embracing opportunities for Aboriginal economic development, entrepreneurship and wealth creation, being a voice of change and reconciliation, supporting sustainable and healthy communities and empowering future leaders.

 

Photography Credit: PUBLIC Silo Trail, Newdegate (2018) by Brenton See. Photography by Bewley Shaylor, courtesy of FORM  | PUBLIC Silo Trail, Merredin (2017) by Kyle Hughes-Odgers. Photography by Bewley Shaylor, courtesy of FORM | South Cervantes beach credit Jordy Thompson, Still Shots Photography | 2019 Kulin Bush races 3 - Credit Kulin Bush Races

News

Round five RED grants now open to Wheatbelt businesses and organisations

June 29, 2022
The Wheatbelt Development Commission has welcomed the McGowan Government's opening of Round 5 of the Regional Economic Development (RED) grants.

Another step forward for WA's renewable hydrogen industry

March 30, 2022
In an exciting and positive step forward for renewable hydrogen in Western Australia, Infinite Blue Energy has purchased the Northam solar farm as part of a project set to lead the State's green energy industry towards a zero-emissions future.

First ever District Recovery Coordinator appointed to Wheatbelt following catastrophic bushfires

March 25, 2022
Wheatbelt Development Commission Chief Executive Officer Rob Cossart has been appointed as District Recovery Coordinator (DRC) to the Wheatbelt.

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