Kalannie is a key ‘inner regional’ Western Australian agricultural zone. The Governor received briefings on the important agritech (agricultural technology) and other operationally significant practices occurring in the region during his visit.
During the visit the Governor undertook the following activities:
- Visited local farm owned by Mr Bob Nixon and discussed harvest, agritech and other community issues with CR Steve Carter, Dalwallinu Shire President and community members.
- Toured CBH Kalannie (external link) wheat bin for grain delivery, testing and storage.
- Visited Kalannie Kochii Eucalyptus Oil Distillery (external link) which is seeking to incorporate a Biochar and renewable energy business.
- Met with students at Kalannie Primary School (external link) for afternoon tea.
In his Statement of Priorities, the Governor has outlined his commitment to ensuring that the State, national and international communities understand the critical roles the Western Australian minerals and energy, agricultural and fishing industries play in generating economic growth and development.
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