4.1 An Explanation

The overall regional vision will benefit from strategic investment in proposals that will fundamentally change the region, flowing beyond the original investment to support jobs, industry, community and regional liveability.

It is important that transformational projects are grounded in reality and what’s achievable, but do allow some space so the South West can dare to dream. The highlighted areas will:

  • Attract private as well as public investment
  • Echo the pillars of regional development analysis
  • Have regional reach
  • Benefit the State and national economies
  • Provide sustainable jobs
  • Work with the environment
  • Change the way the South West is perceived
  • Enhance existing regional advantages
  • Look to the future
  • Offer an enviable quality of life