The Knowledge Hub contains links to an array of reports, corporate documents, presentations, studies and findings.

Knowledge hub

Annual Reports


Pilbara Community Profile (REMPLAN)
Living in the Regions 2013 State Report
Pilbara Non Government Organisations Map and Gap Analysis (2011)

Corporate Documents


Our Western front: Australia and the Indian Ocean (Australian Strategic Policy Institute, Pilbara)
Pilbara Prospects 2020: developments and Challenges for the Region May 2011 (Future Directions International, Pilbara)

Economic Diversification


Burrup Peninsula Reserve Management Plan (Department of Environment and Conservation, Shire of Roebourne)
Millstream Chichester National Park and Mungaroona Range Nature Reserve 2011 (Department of Environment and Conservation, Pilbara)

The Pilbara Water Resource Assessment Project

Housing & Land

Housing Market Dynamics in Resource boom towns 2009 (Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute, Pilbara)
Karratha Regional Hotspots and Land Supply Update 2010 (Department of Planning, Shire of Roebourne)
Newman Regional Hotspots and Land Supply Update 2012 (Department of Planning, Shire of East Pilbara)
Onslow Regional Hotspot and Land Supply Update 2011 (Department of Planning, Shire of Ashburton
Port Hedland Regional Hotspots and Land Supply Update 2011 (Department of Planning, Town of Port Hedland)

The Pilbara Residential Housing and Land Snapshot reports are produced half-yearly, with the support of REIWA. The reports detail figures on the advertised residential dwellings for rent, advertised residential dwellings for sale, advertised residential land for sale and average house settlement prices for town sites in the Pilbara.

The Pilbara Commercial Property Reports are now produced bi-annually, providing information on advertised commercial land and property for sale and lease in the Pilbara.


Mobile Phone Coverage Map (Department of Planning, PDF 4MB)
Improving Port Capacity in the Pilbara and Kimberley Regions Future Directions International August 2010 (Future Directions International, Pilbara)
Karratha Airport Master Plan (Shire of Roebourne, Pilbara)
Port Development Plan 2010 (Dampier Port Authority, Pilbara)
Port Planning Study and Ultimate Development Plan 2007 (Port Hedland Port Authority, Pilbara)
Prospective Demand for Water in the West Pilbara of Western Australia November 2007 (Department of Water, Pilbara)
Roads 2025 Regional Road Development Strategy - Pilbara 2007 (Main Roads Wa/Wa Local Government Association, Pilbara)
The Australian Minerals Industry's Infrastructure Path to Prosperity (Minerals Council of Australia, Pilbara)

Mineral Mining, Oil & Gas

Extractive Industry and Regional Development (2010)

Useful links

WA Resource Statistics Digest, Department of Mines and Petroleum
Resources and Energy Major Projects, Office of the Chief Economist
Resources and Energy Statistics, Office of the Chief Economist
Department of Mines and Petroleum
Department of Environment Regulation

Regional Development Planning

CEDA State of the Regions: Regional development in Western Australia (June 2016)
From Projects to Places - The 2 Challenges, 4 Themes and 10 Practices of how to do it - Pilbara Cities (Curtin University, Pilbara)
Karratha City of the North 2010 (City of Karratha, Pilbara)
Newman Revitalisation Strategy 2010 (Shire of East Pilbara)
Pilbara Aboriginal Communities Plans (Department of Planning)
Pilbara Planning and Infrastructure Framework 2011 (Department of Planning)
State Growth Outlook 2011 (Chamber of Minerals & Energy WA)

Pilbara Search Online - An online collection of the latest research reports, submissions and publications with information pertaining to the Pilbara.
Pilbara Projects - An updated list of significant resource projects in WA is available in the Department of State Development's Prospect Magazine.)



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