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Gascoyne Overview

The Gascoyne subegion of the Western Australian Rangelands covers an area of approximately 264,497 square kilometres. It is bordered by the Murchison subregion in the south, the Pilbara subregion in the North, the Indian Ocean to the west and the Desert subregion to the east.

According to the Australian Bureau of Statistics, 264,497 people lived in the Gascoyne in 2011.

History and Economy

Natural Environment

Carbon Farming

Climate Change


Gascoyne Subregion

Threats to Target Areas

Threats to target areas within the Gascoyne region have been analysed and are presented below.

Priority Areas 2017-2022

Priority areas have been defined by having significant environmental assets, manageable threats and the willingness of a community to collaborate and be engaged, demonstrating strong leadership and having a sustainable vision for the area.


Gascoyne Asset Register

Priority Areas for 2014-2018