Future of the Peel Region

Future of the Peel Region

Nov 12
CEDA welcomes the Hon. Terry Redman MLA and Alan Cransberg, Managing Director of Alcoa Australia, along with a fantastic line-up of speakers, as we explore the future of industries, services and infrastructure in the Peel region.


Alan Cransberg, Chairman and Managing Director, Alcoa of Australia
The Hon. Terry Redman MLA, WA Minister for Regional Development; Lands: Minister Assisting the Minister for State Development
Paddi Creevey, Former Mayor of Mandurah
Mellisa Teede, Chief Executive Officer, Peel Development Commission

Event overview

The Peel region has a varied economy that includes agriculture and tourism, yet it is mining that is a major linchpin in the region. Newmont's gold and copper mine in Boddington is expected to be the largest open-cut gold mine in Australia when it reaches full production, while Alcoa's refineries in Pinjarra and Wagerup are major employers in the region. What plans are in place for these vital operations?

Rapid population growth in recent decades has seen increased calls for investment into infrastructure and community projects. With the population expected to further increase, particularly in the aged demographic, will local services be able to cope? How has the Royalties for Regions program impacted the region, and what further ventures have been proposed?

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Meet the keynote speakers

Alan Cransberg
Chairman and Managing Director, Alcoa of Australia

The Hon. Terry Redman MLA
WA Minister for Regional Development; Lands: Minister Assisting the Minister for State Development

Meet the speakers

Paddi Creevey
Former Mayor of Mandurah

Mellisa Teede
Chief Executive Officer, Peel Development Commission

Kevin Cass-Ryall
Operations Manager WA/SA/Indonesia & Malaysia, Ramsay Health Care

Frank Marra
Chief Executive Officer, Landcorp

Su McCluskey
Chief Executive Officer, Regional Australia Institute

Professor Andrew Taggart
Interim Vice Chancellor, Murdoch University

Javier Brodalka
Manager Sustainability and External Relations, Newmont Mining Corporation

Ted Hart
Board Member, South West Aboriginal Land and Sea Council

John Nicolaou
Chief Officer, Member Services and Advocacy; Chief Economist, Chamber of Commere and Industry of WA

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