Warren-Blackwood (Southern Forests) Sub-Region
The Warren-Blackwood sub-region has an approximate area of 19,000 km and is comprised of the councils of Boyup Brook, Bridgetown-Greenbushes, Manjimup and Nannup.
The Shire of Manjimup is the hub of the timber industry in the South West region while Nannup is part of the outstanding Balingup-Nannup-Bridgetown tourist drive, one of the very best in the State. Coastal access, national parks and its close proximity to the Margaret River wine region bring many tourists to the area. The shire also has a strong agricultural sector with dairy, beef cattle, horticulture, floriculture and viticulture operations in the area.
Mining and tourism industries figure prominently in the Shire of Bridgetown-Greenbushes, with the farming, horticultural and viticulture sectors also contributing to the local economy, while the Shire of Boyup Brook has an economy based strongly on primary industry, with the emphasis on broad scale agriculture. Industries include wool, vineyards, timber plantations, sheep, cattle, grain and olives.
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Local Government areas in the Warren Blackwood