In the same time zone as Asia and close proximity to significant land and offshore Industry projects, Derby is ideally situated as the key point of entry to the Kimberley. Mining developments, a strong pastoral sector, the substantial presence of State and Federal government projects and a growing tourism provide excellent opportunities for new businesses. Large corporations and Industry groups will find in Derby the enthusiasm, support and regional knowledge essential for current and future business operations.
Derby is the administrative centre for the 118,560 square kilometre Shire of Derby West Kimberley and centrally located to act as a regional supply hub. It is the western terminus and delivery route for the Gibb River Road to the east and land link between regional towns and the Pilbara to the west. Situated on King Sound, facing the Indian Ocean and Timor Sea, Derby is the shipping port for supplies going to offshore island mining activities to the north.
The Derby Chamber of Commerce is an active, independent not for profit organisation that promotes the interests of its members and the business community in the Shire of Derby/West Kimberley. Motivated by the current and future growth potential of the Derby region, the Chamber is a strong advocate for the benefits and opportunities available to businesses and new Industry in Derby.