Established under the Regional Development Commissions Act 1993, the Pilbara Development Commission is responsible to the Hon. Alannah MacTiernan Minister for Regional Development. The Commission provides the regional link between government policy and planning and regional aspirations and needs.
As defined in the Act, the Commission’s objectives are:
Read more in the Pilbara Development Commission Strategic Plan 2019-21.
The vision for the Pilbara region is vibrant and sustainable communities underpinned by a strong, diverse economy.
The Pilbara will deliver new jobs, contributing significantly to the State's regional jobs
target outlined in its whole-of-government targets and Diversify WA economic development
framework. People will be living in vibrant, modern and inclusive cities and communities
which offer quality services, career choice, affordable living and strong social connection.
The economy will feature diverse, innovative and resilient local and international firms
underpinned by the resources and renewable energy industries. Aboriginal people of the
region will share in the benefits through expanded employment and business
The Pilbara Development Commission’s purpose is to be the catalyst for development and growth in the
The Commission is a values-driven organisation, which promotes a positive working environment, making it a partner of choice. The overarching value of excellence drives a culture
of continuous improvement and leadership with the agency. Our values are:
Excellence in all we deliver
Integrity: to act ethically, honestly and with transparency
Unite: to connect, respect and collaborate
Care: to be positive and supportive
Impact: to make a difference
1. Prosperous and diverse economy
2. Regional liveability
3. Aboriginal economic participation and prosperity
4. Organisational excellence