Welcome to Wimmera Development Association

Our mission is to lead, support and encourage the sustainable development of our region, in partnership with government, business and the community.

Leadership Wimmera


Applications are now open for Leadership Wimmera's 2022 programs.

Learn more


connect.pngLearn about ByFive - a place-based early childhood project aiming to improve outcomes for children in the region.


Climate and energy


A range of initiatives are working to ensure the region can adjust and thrive in a changing climate.




Share your observations and stories of surviving and adapting in tough climatic times in the Wimmera Southern Mallee.

Complete the survey here

Visit the region


Read about the tourism, lifestyle, arts and cultural opportunities to explore in the Wimmera Southern Mallee.


Settlement services


Read more about the support available locally for people from migrant and refugee backgrounds.



Wimmera Development Association is the peak economic development organisation for the Wimmera Southern Mallee region - encompassing the Horsham Rural City municipality and Hindmarsh, Northern Grampians, West Wimmera and Yarriambiack shires.

Wimmera Development Association works with the community and governments to attract new investment, further develop existing business and promote the Wimmera's sustainable development opportunities - both within and outside the region.
Wimmera Development Association is a vital link between industry and government and has a proven track record of advocating for and attracting new development to the region. 

Wimmera Development Association acknowledges the financial support of Wimmera Southern Mallee councils - Horsham Rural City, Hindmarsh, Nothern Grampians, West Wimmera and Yarriambiack - along with GWMWater and ACE Radio Broadcasters. 

Wimmera Development Association acknowledges the Traditional Owners of the lands upon which we work - the Wotjobaluk, Jaadwa, Jadawadjali, Wergaia and Jupagulk peoples. We pay our respects to their culture and Elders past, present and emerging.