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Dates of existence
The Great Southern Development Authority (GSDA) was established by the Government in October 1986. The GSDA operated as a Division of the Department of Regional Development and the North West until 1 July 1987 when it became a statutory authority under the Great Southern Development Authority Act.
The GSDA was established to plan, coordinate and promote the economic and social development of the Great Southern region of Western Australia.
On 8 April 1994 the Authority became the Great Southern Development Commission under the Regional Development Commissions Act 1993.