The Mid West Gascoyne region of Western Australia is situated about three and a half hours drive north of Perth. It shares boundaries with the Pilbara, Goldfields- Esperance and Wheatbelt regions. Based on a comprehensive environmental scan and community consultations, the key education, skills and jobs challenges identified for the region
In 2011 the Mid West Gascoyne region had an estimated population of 67,839 people, up from 57,432 in 2006. The Western Australian Department of Regional Development and Lands estimates that around 70 per cent of residents in the Mid West and Gascoyne live in the City of Greater Geraldton, with 62.5 per cent of residents in the Gascoyne living in the Shire of Carnarvon. According to the 2011 Census, Christmas Island had a population of 2072 and Cocos (Keeling) Islands had a population of 550.
The education and social development of young children. Increased awareness of projects and funding opportunities to improve results in early childhood education learning opportunities.