Growing our South (Southern Investment Initiative)


Growing our South (Southern Investment Initiative)


Project status: In planning


The Growing our South - Southern Investment Initiative is a five-year $600 million Royalties for Regions program to implement major infrastructure and community projects in the Peel, Wheatbelt, South-West and Great Southern regions.

The Growing our South initiative ensures WA's nine regions have similar access to social and economic development funds through Royalties for Regions as it aligns with:


14 priority projects have been identified to receive funding from the first allocation of $26.9 million. The priority projects have been chosen by the Southern Investment Initiative Advisory Group, made up of the four Regional Development Commission Chairs.


Great Southern

  • Katanning Early Childhood Hub
  • Mainstreet Stage 2: Richardson to Railway Upgrade
  • Stage 1 Affordable Student Accommodation Project – Norman House
  • Torndirrup National Park Visitor Infrastructure
  • Regional and Strategic Waste Management Approach



  • Boddington Recreation and Community Centre Stage 1
  • Byford and Districts Country Club Community Project


South West

  • Northcliffe Aged Accommodation Units
  • Pemberton Retirement Village Extension
  • Ferguson Valley Tourism Route
  • South West Ageing in Place Pilot



  • Jurien Bay Sewerage Project Stage 1B
  • Narrogin Heavy Haulage Bypass – Wanerie Road Extension
  • Northam Townsite Drainage Improvement Works