Company Location Harvey, Australia
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Community demographics

The Shire is recognised as one of the fastest growing shires in Western Australia with an increase in population of 35.56% over 10 years or approximately 3.5% per annum.

In 2016 the estimated residential population for the Shire of Harvey was 27,723, an increase of approximately 16.1% over the past five years. It is estimated there were 10,120 households in the Shire in 2016. Female and male residents represent approximately 50% each of the population. The dominant household type is couple families with dependents. Population forecasts are that the Shire population will reach 32,567 by 2026.

Strategic Community Plan 2021 - 2031

Our vision

Together, towards an even better lifestyle.

Our values

We value:

  • Effective stewardship of our environment and heritage;
  • A safe community that has a strong community spirit and sense of belonging;
  • Effective communication and cooperation;
  • Strong leaders and fair decisions; and
  • Our heritage – acknowledging our history in creating our future.

We are committed to being an inclusive, enterprising and engaging community that:

  • Actively works together and respects each other;
  • Acts with honesty, integrity and fairness; and
  • Is open minded, approachable, tolerant and responsive.

Strategic directions

  • Diverse Economy: A diversified and thriving economy that offers a wide range of business and work opportunities as well as consumer choice.
  • Connected Communities: A safe, accessible and connected community where everyone has the opportunity to contribute and belong.
  • Protected Natural Environment: A natural environment that is highly valued, protected and enjoyed.
  • Sustainable Built Environment: A liveable, sustainable and well-designed built environment that is accessible to all.
  • Effective Civic Leadership: A representative leadership that is future thinking, transparent and accountable.

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