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MWDC Disability Access & Inclusion Plan (2017-21)
17 May 2017 4:22 PM

The Mid West Development Commission's Disability Access and Inclusion Plan (DAIP) for 2017-21 will run until 31 December 2021, meets the requiremen...

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 ...

Monsignor Hawes Heritage Centre opened
8 Sep 2016 11:13 AM

Premier and Tourism Minister Colin Barnett officially opened the $3.6 million Monsignor Hawes Heritage Centre on 3 September, part of the St Franci...

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Physical Infrastructure

With an economy underpinned by traditional agriculture, fishing and the resources sectors, the Mid West requires extensive and efficient supply chain infrastructure and transport networks to facilitate access to its domestic and overseas markets.  As global demand grows, the region will focus on expanding supply of its products and services to new and expanding domestic and global markets.

Many of the region’s natural resource assets are presently stranded by strategic infrastructure capacity constraints (eg port, power, roads, rail). These constraints will continue to impede regional productivity and substantial investment in physical infrastructure is essential to unlock the region’s significant future growth and development potential. This chapter identifies the Blueprint's key Physical Infrastructure focus and priorities.