About The EMRC’s Region 

The EMRC Region is a significant gateway to greater Perth, hosting major air, road and rail transport hubs.

Significant recent investment in transport infrastructure has driven rapid improvements in freight capability and has enhanced the EMRC Region’s attractiveness to national and international businesses seeking well connected locations. Developments including Tonkin Gap Project, EastLink WA and various Metronet projects, will continue to support regional development and infrastructure improvements.

Development of Perth Airport; Airport Central, future runway expansion and improved terminal infrastructure continue to support future growth and access to the Region. The EMRC Region’s environment provides a high quality of life for its residents.

Amenities include national parks, walking and cycling trails and reserves on the banks of the Derbarl Yerrigan, linking the - main waterways that cover the Region; Helena River, Woodbridge and Blackadder Creek, Jane Brook, Susanna Brook and Wooroloo Brook. Heritage, culture and arts attractions include one of the oldest settled areas in WA and the ever-popular Swan Valley and boutique wineries in the Perth Hills.

The EMRC Region’s diverse economy, access to a skilled workforce and a range of leisure, lifestyle and living opportunities represent an attractive investment destination and is well-positioned for continued growth. Major industrial areas are Malaga, Kewdale, Hazelmere, Forrestfield, Bayswater, Ashfield and Bassendean. Major contributors to employment include the following sectors; Retail Trade, Health Care and Social Assistance, Transport, Postal and Warehousing and Construction.