Strategically located, Perth's Eastern Region hosts Western Australia's major air, road and rail transport hub for movement of freight and passengers throughout Perth, intrastate, interstate and overseas. The major industrial areas of Malaga, Welshpool, Kewdale, Hazelmere, Forrestfield, Bayswater and Bassendean play key roles in transport, storage, manufacturing and logistics servicing the state's construction and resource sectors.
Perth's Eastern Region is undergoing rapid expansion and growth with major capital investments including intermodal freight terminal development, major airport and road redevelopment, and education and health investment. Increasingly, the inner city areas are becoming home to large national and international companies seeking office and commercial accommodation within close proximity of the city, key stakeholders and major transport routes.
The region has world class wineries, an abundance of heritage and cultural attractions and some of the state's most beautiful national parks and walking trails, all within 5-45 minutes of Perth's CBD. The Swan River provides an iconic recreational and heritage precinct, as well as supporting the renowned vineyards along its valley. Other major features include the Perth Hills wine region, Mundaring Weir and Lake Leschenaultia.
With a diverse regional economy, access to a skilled workforce and a range of leisure, lifestyle and living opportunities, Perth's Eastern Region is well positioned for continued strong growth and represents an attractive investment destination.
EMRC has access to REMPLAN with economic data for 111 industries and an economic impact modelling capability. A summary of this information is available here.
An interactive online profile of Perth's Eastern Region provides accurate and easy to understand information drawn from the Australian Bureau of Statistics Census of Population and Housing. This information assists community organisations, businesses, industry and government agencies to understand, plan, develop and deliver products and services in Perth's Eastern Region.
View the community profile (profile.id) for Perth's Eastern Region online at: http://www.id.com.au/profile/emrc.
The community profile also has a new component named atlas.id, which allows users to map selected socio-demographic characteristics on thematic maps to show clusters of selected community characteristics. The software program produces maps and data that can easily be copied and pasted. Atlas.id can be accessed online at: http://www.id.com.au/atlas/emrc.
For additional information about Perth's Eastern Region, please contact:
Theresa Garvey - Manager, Regional Development
Phone: (08) 9424 2225