Discover the Eastern Wheatbelt Region

From the soaring granite outcrops and expansive salt lakes to the rolling fields of green and gold in Winter and the vibrant colours of the wildflowers in spring, the Eastern Wheatbelt with its rich heritage, vibrant communities and natural beauty, offers a visitor and lifestyle experience unlike any other.


The Wheatbelt East Regional Organisation of Councils (WEROC) Inc. is an incorporated not-for-profit organisation whose membership is comprised of representatives from the Eastern Wheatbelt Shire’s of Bruce Rock, Kellerberrin, Merredin, Tammin, Westonia and Yilgarn.

WEROC Inc. exists to support the growth and development of the Eastern Wheatbelt through:

Leadership: Taking an active interest in and being a strong partner and voice on all matters impacting on the people and industry of the Eastern Wheatbelt.

Action: Delivering projects and services considered beneficial to the whole of the Eastern Wheatbelt region.

Promotion: Gaining greater recognition of the Eastern Wheatbelt as an ideal place to visit, do business and live.

Collaboration: Achieving real outcomes for the Eastern Wheatbelt through strengthened partnerships and understanding that we work smarter and better together.

An estimated resident population of 7,412 across the WEROC region

852 registered businesses as at June 2020

GRP is estimated at $1.6 billion (24% of the GRP for the Wheatbelt region)

Median age is 43. 18.2% of the WEROC population is aged over 65.

Agriculture accounts for 44% of registered businesses across the WEROC region

Mining is the largest value-add industry at an estimated $909 million