Town in forest heartland
the State’s oldest sawmills were in the region and had caused a big shift in employment.
“I urge the government to consider our application seriously,” he said.
South West MLC Dr Steve Thomas agreed with Cr Omodei’s vision and said Manjimup was a prime location for the centre.
“It is in the heartland of the Southern Forests and also has a DFES office that services the South West and the Upper Great Southern,” he said.
“With its airport, technology and size, Manjimup would be a good spot. I hope they put in a good application.”