Tourism Policy Priorities

Tourism can work to create even more jobs for Western Australians if Government policy supports tourism growth. The top tourism policy priorities are:

  1. Promoting WA as an education, event & holiday destination.
  2. Expanding the Perth Convention & Exhibition Centre.
  3. Creating an iconic attraction in Perth.
  4. Developing tourism businesses and regions.
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Each year, visitor spending in WA creates:

  •  97,000 jobs
  •  $9 billion in economic value
  •  $1 billion in taxation revenue
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Recent News

Meet the faces of tourism

Blog post 6 collage With the Tourism Works ads now showing across WA, we would like to introduce you to some of the many faces who work in the diverse tourism industry. Gabby Simoni - "I promote the region" (pictured, left) Marketing Manager - Australia’s Golden Outback Australia’s Golden Outback is a regional tourism organisation promoting…

Who works in tourism?

Blog post 5 collage Western Australia's tourism industry creates a diverse range of jobs beyond what you might expect. Here are a few more of our Tourism Works participants, whose jobs are reliant on the tourism industry. Corioli Souter - "I preserve the history" (pictured, left) Curator Maritime Archaeology - WA Maritime Museum The Western…

Tourism Works campaign launches

Camel Tours 1 Tourism Council WA has commenced a major advertising campaign to promote the value of tourism to Western Australia in the lead up to the 2017 State Election. The campaign shows how Tourism Works to create jobs for WA, and features locals doing an amazing array of jobs created by tourism dollars.…

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