• Diverse Economy

    The Goldfields-Esperance region is the largest region in Western Australia, with a highly dispersed population and a mixed economy of agriculture, fisheries and mining.

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  • Largest Region in WA

    The region includes nine local government areas – a land area of 771,276km²

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  • Explore the GEDC Region

    The Goldfields-Esperance Development Commission (GEDC) aims to make the region an even greater place to live, work and invest.

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  • A great place to live

    Opportunities to engage in arts, cultural, sporting, heritage and recreation activities with numerous facilities available.

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The Goldfields-Esperance region of Western Australia is vast and diverse, from the rich red deserts with mineral wealth, the magnificent Great Western Woodlands, to the iconic white sandy beaches and crystal clear waters of the Southern Ocean.

The Goldfields-Esperance Development Commission (GEDC) acknowledges the traditional custodians throughout the Goldfields-Esperance region and Western Australia, both past and present. We recognise their continuing connection to land, waters and community and pay our respect to them and their cultures.

What We Do

The aim of the Goldfields-Esperance Development Commission (GEDC) is to make the region an even greater place to live, work and invest and the GEDC works with business, industry, the community and government to achieve this goal.

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REGIONAL Economic development (red) Grants Program 

The WA Government is investing $28.8 million (over five years) into the RED Grants program to stimulate job growth and economic development in regional Western Australia.

The RED Grants program is designed to support projects and programs that build local capacity, attract new investment, expand industry and create sustainable employment opportunities.

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RED Grants Program Open Now

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