A progressive rural community, the region is predominantly a sheep and grain producing area with a growing interest in aquaculture, viticulture, horticulture and tourism. The Shire has a population of over 1,100 people and covers around 2,813 square kilometres.
The Shire has two townsites, Broomehill and Tambellup, that offer the advantages of rural lifestyle with the convenience of most essential services including recreation and leisure facilities plus government, health and education services.
Regional Development Assistance Program (RDAP)
The Regional Development Assistance Program, also known as RDAP, helps Local Governments to address the high costs associated with residential, industrial and commercial land developments in regional WA. Through these partnerships, LandCorp, on behalf of the State Government, is helping to deliver the land needed to support regional growth and to build great communities.