Pastoral Lands Reform

In October 2017, the State Government announced a renewed focus on pastoral lands reform to drive new economic opportunities and income streams across Western Australia's pastoral estate.

The Minister for Regional Development; Agriculture and Food; Minister Assisting the Minister for State Development, Jobs and Trade (the Minister) has been given responsibility for progressing the government's commitment to pastoral lands reform.

The Minister is working with the Minister for Lands and the Pastoral Lands Board to identify key priorities for consideration which provide opportunities for sustainable economic growth and development and support improvements in the ongoing management of the resource.

Engagement with industry and key stakeholders will build on the consultation undertaken by the Pastoral Lands Board with pastoral leaseholders.    

Media Statement 19 October, 2017

​Minister's Update June 2018

An Update on Pastoral Lands Reform was hosted by the Hon Alannah MacTiernan MLC, Minister for Regional Development; Agriculture and Food in Carnarvon on Friday 8 June, 2018.

This event provided an opportunity to hear from the Pastoral Lands Board about its consultation with industry on reform; and the Minister on priority areas and proposed next steps.

Please visit the link below for the written update distributed during the event. 

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Minister's Update: Pastoral Lands Reform 8 June 2018