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Subsea 7 is committed to driving local industry participation and workforce development. As part of this commitment, Subsea 7 has engaged consultants GHD to develop a Local Supplier Register (detailing local business capabilities) for use on the proposed Learmonth Bundle Site Project. The Local Supplier Register will be used for either direct tendering or the potential to subcontract. In addition, the Local Supplier Register will be issued to every Bidder on the Project; maximizing opportunities for local businesses. How you can participate To register, please email David Morgan, Procurement and Contract Manager at GHD, with details of your business’s capabilities, project experience, skills and resources. Email to:      Subject Line:      WA Bundle Fabrication Facility – Local Supplier Register   Suggestions on what to include:
  • Company profile
  • Capability statement
  • Contacts/organisation chart
  • Accredited systems (Quality, HSE, Management etc.)
  • Project reference list
  • Case studies
From the registrations obtained, Subsea 7 and GHD will endeavor to tailor works packages to suit local business capabilities (where possible). For further information, please contact Odile May, Exmouth Project Officer on 9949 2090 or email Alternatively, you can email David Morgan direct.

DOT Media Statement – Preferred Airlines

DOT Media Statement - Preferred Airlines

Gascoyne Development Commission Presentation

Gascoyne Local Content Officer

            Your Local Content Officer will develop, promote and maximise opportunities for local suppliers, contractors and jobseekers in the regions by connecting to relevant government, industry, businesses, Aboriginal Corporations, employment and training stakeholders. Your Local Content Officer aims to:
  • Increase regional businesses’ knowledge, skills and capability to capture regional opportunities as per the Building Local Industry Policy.
  • Increase the portion of State Government and Industry contracts secured by regional contractors and businesses.
  • Provide regional perspectives to support decision making for the awarding of State Government contracts.
  • Maximise regional supplier and subcontracting arrangements and outcomes through Industry Participation Plans.
  • Engage with lead contractors and suppliers to promote maximum local jobseeker participation.
  • Monitor the performance of contracts and report best practice and instances where Buy Local Policy or intent has been overlooked.
  For further information please contact:  

There Are Big Things Happening in Regional WA

GO LIVE: Royalties for Regions Investment Map

To visit the Live Royalties for Regions Investment Map, please click on the following link:   Royalties for Regions Investment Map - Frequently Asked Questions rfr-live-map-flyermedia-statement               Click on above images to enlarge the view

Regional Development Strategy 2016-2025

RD StrategyThe Strategy provides the common direction for regional development in Western Australia into the next decade. It is a plan to build on the potential of our regions for the benefit of all Western Australians. [Link to document]

Ningaloo Coast World Heritage Area


Fact sheets were recently completed by the Shire of Exmouth with support from the Gascoyne Development Commission and Royalties for Regions Funding.  The fact sheets enhance the existing play and interpretive material at the Exmouth Water Spray Ground and represent key elements of the Spray Ground including:

Fact sheets can be also viewed on the Shire of Exmouth website here. EX-Fed-Park-Nov14-056 WSGEX-Fed-Park-Nov14-057 WSG EX-Fed-Park-Nov14-050 WSGdolphins

2016 Defence White Paper

12986977_483225225194558_3871819610650703035_n On Wednesday 13 April, Exmouth hosted Federal Minister for Defence the Hon Marise Payne and Federal Member for Durak Melissa Price MP. Minister Payne was meeting with the Shire of Exmouth to discuss the investment of over $400 million into Exmouth under the Federal Government’s 2016 Defence White Paper. Investment will provide a foundation for missile defence and space capability; including  the relocation of a space surveillance telescope to be set up near the Harold E Holt Naval Communication Station and spending at the Learmonth RAAF Base. The GDC was pleased with the discussions held with the Senator and look forward to project implementation.

Aboriginal Business Development Forum

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Join the GDC in the delivery of the Aboriginal Business Development Forum - “Collaboration- One Team, One Goal” being held on Wednesday 23 March 2016.

The forum will address the importance of collaboration, highlight support available for businesses and provide an opportunity for people to come together to advance sustainable economic outcomes for the local Aboriginal community through: 1. Overcoming barriers that could inhibit business success; 2. Promoting services and programs that assist with business startup and development; 3. Sharing knowledge and experiences of successful Aboriginal businesses; and 4. Exploring opportunities, including business partnerships and tender/ business registers.

For more information and to register your interest please contact the GDC office on (08) 9941 7000 or email

Aboriginal Business Development Forum Flyer

Program Outline