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Projects and Development

Expanding Community Infrastructure 

As a key regional centre, the State Government of Western Australia has invested significantly in the community of Northam and its surrounds. These investments have enhanced this already vibrant community, and have attracted new businesses and job opportunities to the region.

The Shire of Northam is proactive in seeking funding opportunities to improve the infrastructure that is available to the community. Recent community development projects include:

  1. Northam Aquatic Centre development
  2. Northam Youth Precinct development
  3. Shire of Northam CCTV expansion

Youth Precinct

Northam Youth Precinct during development

Northam Aquatic Facility Concept Walk Through

Diversifying Our Local Economy

The Shire of Northam is conscious of its pivotal role in creating an expanded, more diverse economy, which offers a broader selection of job opportunities to allow Northam to evolve into a diverse and sustainable regional centre. This requires the Shire of Northam to work closely with industry to find ways of developing a more robust, flexible and adaptable local economy.  

The Shire of Northam is experiencing unprecedented growth, with a large number of exciting new development projects currently being facilitated. This includes:

  1. Mauravillo Rural Residential Estate development
  2. Dome Cafe development
  3. Northam Hospital redevelopment
  4. Commercial Hotel redevelopment
  5. Northam Eco Lifestyle Village
  6. Carnegie Clean Energy Solar Farm
  7. Procon Truck and Travel Roadhouse
  8. El Caballo Lifestyle Village expansion

Mauravillo Rural Residential Estate development

To view some of the recent developments that have taken place in the Shire of Northam, see the Shire of Northam Developments 2017 clip.

Regional Capitals Alliance Western Australia

The Shire of Northam is a proud member of Regional Capitals Alliance Western Australia (RCAWA). RCAWA members are home to over 250,000 people – half the population of regional WA.

Combining strong economies and relaxed lifestyles, our regional centres are growth leaders for our state, building outcomes that benefit not just our immediate communities, but also provide growth to the whole of regional Western Australia. For more information head to: