Enabling Regional Development through State Government grant programs, project support for stakeholders, and a range of other funding resources.

  • GEDC ANNUAL REPORT 2022-2023

    The GEDC strives to create an economically and culturally diverse region that supports our many vibrant regional communities.

  • 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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  • 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 ten local government areas – a land area of 955,276 km²

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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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Goldfields-esperance economy profile

Remplan Economic Profiles detail industry contribution to employment, wages and salaries, as well as exports and imports.

The profile provides valuable data on the Goldfields-Esperance regions workforce, the value of tourism and allows benchmarking over time and against state and national data. 

Goldfields-Esperance Economy Profile
Goldfields-Esperance economy