Apr 11, 2023
International buyers get a taste of the Great SouthernThe Taste WA Premium Food and Non-Alcoholic Beverages Trade Mission earlier this month promoted local products to visiting international delegates. The week-long program focussed on connecting buyers with premium food and non-alcoholic beverage producers from Perth, the South West and the Great Southern region.
Mar 21, 2023
Taste WA Trade Mission Promotes Great Southern Food and BeveragesThe Taste WA trade mission is set to commence 27 March 2023, bringing 25 international food buyers from more than 10 countries to tour the Great Southern, as well as Perth and the South West region.
Mar 21, 2023
World Indigenous Tourism Summit Held in WAThe World Indigenous Tourism Summit (WITS), organised by the World Indigenous Tourism Alliance (WINTA), and the WA Indigenous Tourism Operators Council (WAITOC), was held in Perth 13 – 16 March, and was attended by GSDC representatives, and 5 Great Southern operators.
Mar 15, 2023
TEDx Kinjarling Brings Great Southern Speakers to the World for the Second YearSpeakers from diverse backgrounds took to the stage at the second ever TEDx Kinjarling on 25th February in Albany, an event supported in part by the GSDC.
Mar 15, 2023
Hon. Don Punch MLA Tours AlbanyThe GSDC Board and team welcomed the Hon. Don Punch, Minister for Regional Development to the Great Southern to provide further context on current Great Southern opportunities and challenges, and navigate the path for a diversified, engaged, and prosperous future for the people of the region.
Mar 15, 2023
Inaugural Regional Development Collaboration WorkshopThe inaugural Regional Development Collaboration Workshop was held in Mandurah from the 14 – 15 February 2023. Bringing together over 70 regional development practitioners from the nine regional development commissions and the Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development, the purpose of the workshop was to collaborate and work towards the shared vision for regional development.
Feb 07, 2023
About the GSDCThe Great Southern Development Commission's role is to help our community grow, develop and take advantage of the benefits our region has to offer including its enviable lifestyle, natural landscapes and thriving economy.
Dec 14, 2022
Drought Plan Nominated for IPAA WA AwardLast week, the GSDC’s Kaylene Parker attended the Institute of Public Administration Australia WA (IPAA WA) Achievement Awards, in support of a joint nomination for the Regional Drought Resilience Planning (RDRP) program.
Dec 12, 2022
Great Southern Showcased in SingaporeThe inaugural ‘Discover Great Southern’ series of events were held in Singapore in November, focused on securing the Great Southern’s place on the international stage as a producer of premium food and wines.
Dec 09, 2022
Five Great Southern Projects to Share $564,500 in RED GrantsRegional Development Minister Alannah MacTiernan visited Albany’s Historic Whaling Station in Kinjarling / Albany to announce the fifth round of Regional Economic Development (RED) Grants for the Great Southern on Friday 9 December 2022. Five Great Southern Projects were funded, sharing a total of $564,500 of State Government Funding.
Nov 30, 2022
Blueback Screens in AlbanyBlueback, the film adaptation of Tim Winton’s best-selling novel, had it’s Albany premier to a crowd of local stakeholders ahead of the national release on New Years Day.
Nov 10, 2022
Katanning Country Club OpensGSDC Board and staff attended the opening of the redeveloped Katanning Country Club on Sunday 16 October 2022.
Nov 08, 2022
New Look Albany Business CentreThe Albany Business Centre redevelopment has successfully opened following a $200,000 refurbishment, focussed on upgrading the complex.
Oct 30, 2022
Great Southern Food and Beverages a Hit at Meet the BuyerFor the first time, a team from the GSDC attended the Eat Best Buy West Meet the Buyer Trade Show to showcase a variety of Great Southern food and beverage products, receiving positive feedback from buyers, producers and event organisers.
Oct 14, 2022