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Aboriginal tourism to converge on Alice Springs

Just one year after the promulgation of the Larrakia Declaration on March 30, 2012 in Darwin, proposals are now being put in place for the next major gathering of Australian indigenous tourism, this t

Australian cricket legend to promote Western Australia in new tourism campaign

Australian cricket legend Adam Gilchrist is urging everyone who has traveled in Western Australia (WA) to share their extraordinary experiences as part of a new online marketing campaign, 1001 Extraor

Deadly shark attacks killing tourism in Western Australia

Western Australia's reputation as the world's deadliest place for shark attacks is hurting tourism and the federal government should consider lifting the ban on fishing of great whites, the state gove

Mining boom killing Western Australia’s leisure tourism

The mining boom in Western Australia is proving to be a double-edged sword for tourism, with leisure visitors competing against the fly-in, fly-out workforce for limited accommodation and flights, acc

Western Australia brings Aboriginal voice to tourism board

The Western Australia Indigenous Tourism Operators Committee (WAITOC) Board has applauded Tourism Minister Kim Hames’ appointment of Neville Poelina to the Tourism WA (Western Australia) Board of Co

Opposition: Government’s new tourism strategy is a “dumb idea”

The State Opposition has criticised the Government's latest tourism strategy, labelling it as a "dumb idea".

Taxi ride to promote Western Australia’s tourism

Western Australia's government has announced a new $5.5 million tourism strategy which will include a taxi ride around WA.

Strong tourism numbers feed optimism in Western Australia

The clouds of economic uncertainty are clearing in Western Australia (WA), with strong tourism numbers feeding a growing optimism that WA is set to ride the second wave of an unprecedented resources b

Despite economic downturn Western Australia tourism on the rise

Tourism authorities in Western Australia say the rising fortunes of the budget airline industry is helping the sector survive the global economic downturn.

PCB secures healthy dose of convention tourism for Western Australia

The Perth Convention Bureau has secured 88 new business events for Western Australia worth an estimated US$66.6 million to the local economy.