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"What are the conditions of enabling of healthy, resilient, sustainable human communities?"
20 Jan 2017 7:22 PM

This was the question co-founder of social enterprise Pollinators, Andrew Outhwaite asked himself before embarking on a 10 year commitment to worki...

New mobile phone towers a big win for the Mid West
2 Dec 2016 6:50 PM

Yesterday’s announcement by Regional Development Minister Terry Redman for 78 new mobile phone towers throughout WA was perfect timing for the M...

Mid West to be showcased to investors
12 Nov 2016 9:43 PM

Innovators and enterprises in the Mid West could be given the support they need to reach their full potential with the Greater Geraldton Investor S...

Bridge brings greater access over Murchison
13 Sep 2016 11:56 AM

Greater inland access over the Murchison River during periods of heavy rainfall and rising river levels has been assured thanks to a Liberal Nation...

Opening of Abraham Street bridge marks end of Karloo Wandina Project
8 Sep 2016 3:01 PM

The official opening of the Abraham Street bridge and roundabout at the intersection of Abraham Street and Utakarra Road marks the completion of ...

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Level 2, Foreshore Business Centre
209 Foreshore Drive, Geraldton 
Western Australia, 6530

Phone: 

+61 8 9921 0702

Our Staff

The dynamic team at the Mid West Development Commission is made up of a diverse group of professionals with significant and varied experience in both the private and public sectors. Some have spent all their lives in the Mid West while others have been attracted to the region to become long term residents. The one thing that they all have in common is that they are passionate about the sustainable development of the region.

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Gavin Treasure

Chief Executive Officer

Tel: (08) 9921 0701


Neil Condon

Assistant Director Strategy and Commercial

Tel: (08) 9921 0704 Mobile: 0428 210 700


Steve Douglas

Assistant Director Infrastructure and Digital

Tel: (08) 9921 0725 Mobile: 0428 210 713

  • Energy
  • Innovation
  • Digital & Communications

Trevor Price

Assistant Director Communities and Learning

Tel: (08) 9921 0718 Mobile: 0428 210 701

  • Management of the Mid West Investment Plan
  • Education
  • Workforce Development 
  • Spaces and Places
  • Health and Well Being

Trish Palmonari

Assistant Director Economic Development and Communications

Tel: (08) 9921 0703 Mobile: 0428 210 712

  • Business and Industry Development
  • Land Availability
  • Security
  • Communications & Marketing
  • North Midlands Project Manager

Rob Smallwood

Mid West Digital Economy Strategy Manager

Tel: (08) 9921 0721 Mobile: 0428 210 710

  • Mid West Digital Economy Strategy development
  • Telecommunications
  • Strategic partnerships
  • Business case development

Mike Kendall

Project Manager

Tel: (08) 9921 0712 Mobile: 0428 210 704

  • Trade Development
  • Agriculture and Food
  • Marine based Aquaculture

Brendin Flanigan

Project Manager – Murchison

Tel: (08) 9921 0785 Mob: 0428 210 705

  • Client Manager for Yalgoo, Murchison, Wiluna, Sandstone, Mount Magnet, Meekatharra, Mullewa and Cue
  • Regional Housing
  • Remote Communities
  • Community Development
  • Assist Murchison local governments in obtaining funding for projects and events throughout the region
  • Develop partnerships with Federal and State agencies to strategically address issues in the Murchison

Anne Finlay

Project Manager

Tel: (08) 9921 0786 Mob: 0428 210 709

  • Resources
  • Water
  • Movement
  • Mid West Strategic Infrastructure Group

Adam Murszewski

Manager - Project Development and Evaluation

Tel: (08) 9921 0714 Mob: 0428 210 711

  • Mid West Regional Blueprint Management
  • Grants support
  • Maintaining statistical information for the Mid West
  • Business Case Development

Fiona Shallcross

Project Manager

Tel: (08) 9921 0708 Mob: 0408 210 285

  • Mid West Regional Grants Scheme/ Community Chest Fund Management
  • Tourism 

Kylie Paine

Grants Administrator

Tel: (08) 9921 0723

  • Mid West Regional Grants Scheme
  • Mid West Community Chest Fund
  • Mid West Investment Plan

Jacinta Wasley

Corporate Services Manager

(08) 9921 0711


Regina Frewen

Reception

(08) 9921 0702

Kris Nestoridis

Finance and Administration Officer

(08) 9921 0700