Land use planning

The land use planning challenge for agriculture and food industries is to have sufficient and suitable land and water resources to support the current and future development needs of agriculture and food in Western Australia.

The Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development is committed to achieving this goal by providing information and advice to the Western Australian Planning Commission, the Department of Planning, and local governments to ensure their strategic planning processes give consideration to the continued growth of agriculture and food processing industries.

Articles

  • The La Grange project was established in 2012 to investigate the opportunities for Irrigated Agricultural development in the La Grange region, south of Broome, Western Australia.

  • Land conservation district committees (LCDCs) are statutory committees appointed by the Commissioner of Soil and Land Conservation to administer land conservation districts in accordance with an Or

  • Reforesting previously cleared farming land with permanent environmental plantings can potentially earn carbon credits for the carbon stored in the trees and litter.