Regional Vision for the Avon River Basin:
A sustainable commercial tree crops industry integrated with existing regional land use systems which enhances the social and environmental benefits for the Avon River Basin.
The Avon River Basin (ARB)
The Avon River Basin (ARB) covers approximately 12 million hectares of Western Australia. Extending from Northam in the west to beyond Coolgardie in the east, from Dalwallinu in the north, to beyond Lake Grace in the south. Agriculture is the major industry in the region.
Tree crops have been identified as an important element to address environmental, social and economical degradation issues in the ARB.
Key Issues for the ARB
Key regional issues; investment and research & development, salinity, loss of biodiversity, water quality, erosion and a declining population. Read More >