Major retail stores, general shopping and specialty services provide a significant number of jobs in the region. The region’s hospitality offerings have grown in number and quality in recent years with numerous award-winning venues available from high end restaurants to boutique hotels and everything in between. The hospitality sector has a steady employment base year-round, with seasonal peaks.
Our Region The Great Southern is one of nine regions in Western Australia, taking in several hundred kilometres of the State’s pristine southern coastline. Our region’s geography includes ancient mountain ranges, deep forests, productive farmland, and breathtaking coastal scenery. View All Regions
Our Focus We focus on the Great Southern’s people, and its economy, culture and natural environment. We aim to create a stable and diverse economy, promote and support regional liveability, and strengthen our communities. Find out more
Our Support One of our key roles is advocating for and supporting strategically important regional projects, including through funding programs. We administer various grant programs as determined by the State Government. Find out more