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Diverse industry

The South West region has abundant mineral deposits, fertile soils for agriculture, and strong manufacturing, retail and tourism industries.

Mining is one of the largest industry sectors in the region, with latest estimates showing mining and minerals processing to be valued at about $2.7 billion per annum.

Click on the links below for more information on the region's main industry sectors:

Mining & minerals
Manufacturing
Building & construction
Tourism
Food & agribusiness
Wine & viticulture
Forestry
Fishing & aquaculture
Retail & commerce
Creative industries

Useful Links & Documents

The $20 million Collie Futures Fund aims to stimulate new investment in a diverse range of industries in the face of an evolving energy sector that is disrupting traditional areas of employment.

Work is underway on what will become Australia’s largest lithium hydroxide plant at Kemerton.