Community Updates

February 2018

Community Update 11 – Airborne Electro Magnetic Survey – February 2018

February 1st, 2018|Community Updates|

The Department of Water and Environmental Regulation and CSIRO are working in partnership with the Peel Development Commission to better understand the water resources of the Peel region. They will be conducting an airborne electromagnetic (AEM) survey of the proposed Peel Food Zone area that will help us to better understand the regional groundwater system. […]

January 2018

Community Update 10 – Peel Food Zone – January 2018

January 11th, 2018|Community Updates|

  Peel Food Zone Land Suitability Assessment & Mapping A study commissioned for the Peel Food Zone has identified areas suitable for intensifying agriculture in the investigation area and will inform the future management strategy of the zone. The study confirmed the east is suitable for growing a variety of crops and pastures including vegetables […]

November 2017

Community Update 9 – November 2017

November 17th, 2017|Community Updates|

The Peel Development Commission (PDC)’s Transform Peel program comprises three integrated, strategic elements:  a 42,000 ha Peel Food Zone, a 1,000 ha Peel Business Park and the Peel Integrated Water Initiative.  The best overview of Transform Peel can be gained from this newly updated 2 minute YouTube video: Transform Peel Flyover 2017. Currently, the PDC […]

October 2017

Peel Food Zone Community Workshops – October 2017

October 2nd, 2017|Community Updates|

Transform Peel – Peel Food Zone Community Workshops These community workshops aim to provide a forum for landholders and interested members of the local community to participate in the planning for the Peel Food Zone. Wednesday 11 October – Serpentine Tuesday 10 October – Pinjarra The workshops will: provide an opportunity for landholders and community […]

July 2017

Community Update 8 – July 2017

July 25th, 2017|Community Updates|

Investment Attraction – regional collaboration is the key The amalgamation of government departments is already having a positive outcome on Peel. Having staff of key government partners employed by the same department has enabled effective sharing of resources that will support our investment attraction strategy for Transform Peel. This month, we have welcomed Andrew Duff, […]

June 2017

Community Update 7 – June 2017

June 21st, 2017|Community Updates|

Transforming Peel’s workforce: Opportunities for Job Seekers ::: Did you know that by 2050, approximately 65% of employment will be in jobs that do not exist today? Technology developments and economic shifts are altering the profile of future jobs. Transform Peel aims to generate 33,100 local jobs by 2050 and an annual economic output of […]

May 2017

Community Update 6 – May 2017

May 17th, 2017|Community Updates|

Building industry value-chains in Peel :::   The Peel Development Commission is working with several industries to support the establishment of full value-chains within the Peel region. The strategy will lead the development of industry hubs where activities include all stages of production from raw materials, processing, manufacture, packaging and distribution, streamlining the entire process. […]

April 2017

Community Update 5 – April 2017

April 13th, 2017|Community Updates|

Transform Peel is the perfect vehicle to demonstrate the importance of Royalties for Regions, and the Western Australian Government’s vision for WA. Transform Peel is strongly aligned with the Labor Government’s ‘Plan for Peel’ to develop the Peel Business Park, the Peel Food Zone, and its year round sustainable water supply secured through the Peel […]

March 2017

Community Update 4 – March 2017

March 15th, 2017|Community Updates|

Well, what a hectic few weeks it has been. While much of the work has been focused on the promotion of the Peel Food Zone, we can also give you updates below on preparation for the Peel Business Park and the Peel Integrated Water Initiative. What is a Food Zone and what will it mean to […]

February 2017

Community Update 3 – February 2017

February 15th, 2017|Community Updates|

  This year is flying by and we continue to lay the foundations of partnerships that will shape the future of Peel. Together with the Department of Water and Department of Agriculture and Food WA, we joined consultants GHD to scope the potential of the Peel Food Zone. We visited working sites of innovative infrastructure, […]