New Statement of Strategy 2019

For the past number of months the staff and board of the WDC have been preparing a new strategy for the period 2019 to 2024. This process has involved the following:

Those participating in both these consultations were provided with a detailed consultation document that you can read here. Taking these two consultation activities as input, the board and staff of the WDC both considered the strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats to both the Western Region and the WDC itself. Based on these, they identified three strategy themes for the organisation:

  • Regional Promotion
  • Regional Leadership
  • Sustainable Enterprise

And identified key projects for the coming years under each of these themes.

Have your say

A summary draft of the new strategy is available here. The WDC welcomes comments on the strategy, including the proposed new vision, strategy themes and proposed projects areas from all interested parties. Comments received will inform the final version of the strategy that will be submitted to the Department of Community and Rural Development for approval.

Please email comments by 14th February to