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Major Projects Conference sees business and government figures meet to discuss Mid West’s future

Jamie ThannooGeraldton Guardian
Mid West Development Commission's Hayley Palmer, Regional Development Australia Mid West Gascoyne's Yvonne Messina, and Karin Grima.
Camera IconMid West Development Commission's Hayley Palmer, Regional Development Australia Mid West Gascoyne's Yvonne Messina, and Karin Grima. Credit: Jamie Thannoo

Many big players in the region’s businesses and government met at the 2022 Mid West and Gascoyne Major Projects Conference to discuss the development of the area.

When not attending the plethora of speeches and discussions over two days, figures from across many industries and sectors including agriculture, energy, tourism and transport, mingled.

After-event drinks on Tuesday were a high note on what was generally a positive conference, with a sense of optimism and progress, despite some challenges, a common theme of many talks.

“Concepts and potential from last year has to turned to real appetite and desire, and we’re now seeing some meat on the bone for many of these great projects,” managing director of Gascoyne Gateway Limited Michael Edwards said.

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