Prioritising, de-risking and brokering agricultural development in Western Australia

Broadacre Cropping
Strategic policy development
Reference number
CRCNA funding
Total project value
Project length
6 months
Finish date
Project Status
Project Manager
Carla Keith


  • Western Australian Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development (WA DPIRD)
  • NAJA Business Consulting


This WA-focused project is part of a wider collaboration between the CRCNA and the Northern Territory, Queensland and Western Australian Governments to support the development of new agricultural activity across northern Australia. Solutions to key policy, regulatory, budgetary and regional development challenges at the Commonwealth, State/Territory level need consideration, analysis, solution building and negotiated resolution.

By focusing strategic effort on exploring key issues constraining priority agricultural developments in WA, this project will partner the WA Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development (WA DPIRD) and other agencies related to development approval, the Commonwealth, industry and other stakeholders to explore the issues at hand and propose innovative and WA-specific solutions.

Expected outcomes

The development of WA-specific policy, regulatory and other solutions to facilitate agricultural development which balances economic, environmental and social outcomes.