South West's Health and Education Industry

The South West enjoys a suite of quality schools, South Regional TAFE with six campuses and a Bunbury-based university with outreach to Busselton.

It is serviced by the most advanced regional hospital in Western Australia, St John of God private hospital as well as 4 district hospitals and another 7 small hospitals.

The South West Health Campus features strong inter-relationships and education links between the public and private hospitals, Rural Clinical School, Year 11-12 high school, TAFE and Edith Cowan University.

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Health and Education Fast-Facts

  • Healthcare and social assistance – 11,366 jobs
  • Education and training – 7,345 jobs
  • Combined $1.78bn in wages and salaries
  • More than 250 courses at TAFE

Excellent infrastructure, 1GB fibre, renewable energy potential and transport links.

South West Infrastructure