Media Mentions

December 2020

Tourism Council Western Australia: WA Domestic Tourism Loses USD519.4 in three months - CAPA Centre for Aviation - 14/12/2020
WA Domestic Tourism Loses $688m in 3 Months - Mirage News - 11/12/2020
Tourism Council Western Australia urges WA residents to 'Bring 'Em Here for Christmas This Year' - CAPA Centre for Aviation - 09/12/2020
Tourism Council WA welcomes border reopening to New South Wales - CAPA Centre for Aviation - 08/12/2020
Tourism Call to ‘Bring ‘Em Here for Christmas This Year’ - Mirage News - 08/12/2020
Coronavirus: WA to welcome NSW and Victoria travellers for first time in eight months with 35 degree day - The West Online - 08/12/2020
New tourism campaign to ‘Bring ‘Em Here for Christmas This Year’ - 6PR Online - 08/12/2020
Hope rises as sun sets on ‘hard border’ - The Australian - 07/12/2020
Border Opening Ends Uncertainty for Tourism - Mirage News - 07/12/2020
WA Premier Mark McGowan opens State to NSW and Victoria despite hotel worker’s positive test - The West Online - 07/12/2020
WA opens border to NSW, Victoria as interstate tensions simmer - Australian Financial Review - 07/12/2020
Tourism Council WA seeks govt funding to compete for NSW and VIC visitors - CAPA Centre for Aviation - 03/12/2020
Premier Mark McGowan announces WA to open border to Victoria and NSW - The West Online - 01/12/2020
WA to lift coronavirus hard border for Victoria and New South Wales travellers next week - ABC News Online - 01/12/2020
Price of plane tickets soar as WA coronavirus border restrictions ease, but airlines say help is on the way - ABC News Online - 01/12/2020
Time to Compete for NSW and VIC Visitors - Mirage News - 01/12/2020

November 2020

Contact registers now, reopening date later - Business News - 26/11/2020
Tourism Council Western Australia welcomes 'SafeWA’ app - CAPA Centre for Aviation - 26/11/2020
WA border to Victoria must not be last to open after coronavirus pain, tourism industry warns - ABC News Online - 25/11/2020
Tourism Industry Backs Contact Register - Mirage News - 25/11/2020
WA venues to adopt mandatory contact register from December 5 amid coronavirus risk - ABC News Online - 25/11/2020
Every day WA delays opening the border means holiday bookings 'go to other states' - Sky News - 25/11/2020
Local focus a good fit for Great Southern - Business News - 18/11/2020
Tourism pins hopes on east coast surge - Business News - 18/11/2020
Joondalup launches tourism plan at business forum - Joondalup Times - 12/11/2020
Destination Boost Program Prepares Fremantle Tourism Businesses for Relaxed Border Restrictions - Australian Leisure Management - 10/11/2020
Freo tourism businesses ready to go when hard border comes down - Mirage News - 09/11/2020
Big jump in G2G applications as flights open up: What to expect when WA's border reopens - The Age - 04/11/2020

October 2020

WA could make crucial decision about its borders TODAY after sticking with hard closure despite opposition from other states - Daily Mail Australia - 30/10/2020
WA hard border policy's end expected to boost WA business outlook, provide 'certainty' to many - ABC News Online - 30/10/2020
WA border reopening: Tourism industry offers discounts to kickstart interstate travel - 7 News Online - 30/10/2020
WA borders to reopen to rest of Australia - The West Online - 30/10/2020
Tourism Council WA: State tourism industry has lost USD 1.7bn since Apr-2020 - CAPA Centre for Aviation - 28/10/2020
Evan Hall: WA’s tourism needs a reopening plan - The West Online - 28/10/2020
Tourism Council WA: 70% of Western Australians support border easing with COVID-safe states - CAPA Centre for Aviation - 28/10/2020
Hall pushes for tentative hard border reopening date - The West Online - 27/10/2020
Support for WA hard border reopening date - Great Lakes Advocate - 27/10/2020
Exclusive poll: West Australians want Mark McGowan to set tentative date for WA’s hard border to reopen - The West Online - 27/10/2020
Support for WA hard border reopening date - Business News - 27/10/2020
West Australian poll shows significant support for the easing of the state's hard border - 7 News Online - 27/10/2020
Baby and young child diagnosed with coronavirus in WA - Daily Telegraph - 27/10/2020
Backpackers 'critical' for WA's tourism sector - Sky News - 27/10/2020
A one-year-old baby and child, 8, have been diagnosed with coronavirus in Western Australia - Daily Mail Australia - 27/10/2020
WA needs tentative reopening date: Tourism Council - Today News Post - 27/10/2020
Hard Borders - GWN7 News - Facebook - 27/10/2020
The pressure is mounting on the McGowan Government to reveal plans for reopening WAs hard border - 10 News First Perth - Twitter - 27/10/2020
Hall pushes for tentative hard border reopening date - The West Online - 27/10/2020
The Premier is facing mounting pressure to reveal whether WA's hard border could crumble by Christmas - 9 News Perth - Twitter - 27/10/2020
New polling on WA's hard border shows West Aussies are backing the idea of our state reopening by Christmas - 9 News Perth - Twitter - 27/10/2020
New poll reveals 7 in 10 West Australians want Premier Mark McGowan to pencil in a date to break down WA's hard border - Matt Tinney (Sunrise) - Twitter - 27/10/2020
Tourism Council WA CEO Evan Hall warns hard border reopening plan necessary to reduce harm on businesses - The West Online - 27/10/2020
Tourism Council WA poll reveals most West Australians want Premier Mark McGowan to set reopening date - Perth Now - 27/10/2020
Support for WA hard border reopening date - St George and Sutherland Shire Leader - 27/10/2020
Tourism boon or encroaching industry? Alarm at plans for 'Pilbara-style' port at popular Exmouth beach - WA Today - 23/10/2020
WA Tourism Council calls for extension to backpacker visas as worker shortage bites hard - 7 News Online - 14/10/2020
How the opposition and advocacy groups reacted to the big-spending WA budget - WA Today - 09/10/2020
Tourism Council WA welcomes state budget, issues concern for Apr-2021 interstate border closure - CAPA Centre for Aviation - 09/10/2020
Dwellingup festival joins list of sell out events - Mandurah Mail - 09/10/2020
Seven ideas for a vibrant Perth - Business News - 09/10/2020
'Weak and insipid': How the opposition and advocacy groups reacted to the big-spending WA budget - WA Today - 09/10/2020
Tourism boss claims WA is FULL with no room for visitors from the eastern states  - Daily Mail - 07/10/2020
Tourism Council Western Australia welcomes WA Government discounted flight deal - CAPA Centre for Aviation - 06/10/2020
Squander out yonder: Paradise lost as boozy bogans trash the best of the west - WA Today - 05/10/2020
WA Government to subsidise more flights to Broome, Exmouth Kununurra - ABC News Online - 05/10/2020
Cheap flights to North West as cash flows in WA's pre-election budget - The Brisbane Times - 05/10/2020
Cheap flights to North West as cash flows in WA's pre-election budget - WA Today - 05/10/2020
Cheap flights to North West as cash flows in WA's pre-election budget - Sydney Morning Herald - 05/10/2020
Tourism Grant Announcement Welcome - Mirage News - 04/10/2020
McGowan in the firing line over claim WA jobs would be lost if hard border comes down - Sydney Morning Herald - 02/10/2020
McGowan in the firing line over claim WA jobs would be lost if hard border comes down - WA Today - 02/10/2020
WA Premier standing firm on WA's borders despite growing calls to open up - 10 News First Perth - Twitter - 02/10/2020
WA Domestic Tourism Down 26% in July - Mirage News - 02/10/2020
Coronavirus: Western Australia goes backwards as other states open - The Australian - 02/10/2020
Tour operators rail against WA's hard border - 9 News Online - 02/10/2020

September 2020

Resort Plans Unveiled to Transform Exmouth Caravan Park - The Urban Developer - 29/09/2020
Twiggy reveals $85 million souped-up caravan park for Exmouth - WA Today - 27/09/2020
WA Gourmet Escape international food festival cancelled due to COVID-19 restrictions - ABC News Online - 22/09/2020
Industry Welcomes ‘A million reasons to Wander out Yonder’ Initiative - Mirage News - 17/09/2020
State Government signs deal with third-party online travel agents after price gouging concerns - The West Online - 14/09/2020
Backpacker Extension Crucial for Regional Tourism - Mirage News - 14/09/2020
WA Tourism Council calls for extension to backpacker visas as worker shortage bites hard - 7 News Online - 14/09/2020
Visa Backpacker Plea - GWN7 News Online - 14/09/2020
Tourism Council of WA calls for backpackers to be allowed extra year to fill job shortages - The West Online - 14/09/2020
Small Business Capacity Building Program revamped - Mirage News - 11/09/2020
WA Domestic Tourism Dollars Decline by Half - Mirage News - 11/09/2020
TCWA CEO slams third-party online travel agents - The West Live - 10/09/2020
The West Live: State Government signs deal with third-party online travel agents after price gouging concerns - The West Online - 10/09/2020

August 2020

AFL and Events can save jobs - Mirage News - 29/08/2020
TCWA says AFL and Events can save jobs - Australasian Leisure Management - 29/08/2020
Tourist lulls hurting economy - Augusta Margaret River Times - 13/08/2020
Why 'wander out yonder' boom can't plug WA's multi-billion dollar tourism hole - WA Today - 12/08/2020
Geraldton selected to host 2021 WA Regional Tourism Conference - Australasian Leisure Management - 10/08/2020
TCWA welcomes JobKeeper amendment - CAPA Centre for Aviation - 10/08/2020
Tourism Council WA's latest report has painted a bleak picture - Kalgoorlie Miner - 09/08/2020
JobKeeper for seasonal tourism staff welcomed - Mirage News - 07/08/2020
Host Town Selected for 2021 WA Regional Tourism Conference - Mirage News - 06/08/2020
Survey finds WA tourism business activity down by up to 73 per cent - ABC News Online - 04/08/2020
TCWA unveils significant decline in tourism industry - CAPA Centre for Aviation - 04/08/2020
Scan through tourism space: ten things you might have missed - Kalkine Media - 04/08/2020
Meet the quokkas: Aussies are not replacing their overseas holidays with local getaways - Daily Mail - 04/08/2020
South West along in seeing a tourism bump - WA Today - 03/08/2020
Tourism businesses still hurting despite school holiday staycation boost - The West Online - 03/08/2020
Curtin expert says swimming with whales an accident waiting to happen - The West Online - 03/08/2020

July 2020

Award-winning tourism business in Karijini National Park may close because of the pandemic - ABC News Online - 29/07/2020
Tourists stay longer - BD Times - 09/07/2020
Broome chopper crash: Group headed for holiday when tragedy struck - Brisbane Times Online - 06/07/2020
Mia Thomas, 12, recovering at PCH from helicopter crash injuries - The West Online - 06/07/2020
Troy Thomas killed in helicopter crash in Broome - Brinkwire - 06/07/2020
Well-respected WA pilot named as victim in Broome chopper crash - 9 News Online - 05/07/2020

June 2020

Tourism WA Extends Deadline for business survival grant applications - Australasian Leisure Management - 30/06/2020
RAC holiday parks among popular WA getaways booked out months in advance - The West Online - 26/06/2020
WA senator Matt O'Sullivan says now is the time to open WA border to save jobs - The West Online - 23/06/2020
Full picture of WA tourism fallout from coronavirus pandemic becoming clear - ABC News Online - 20/06/2020
King Neptune, safari parks and the Bell Tower: Perth's decades-long quest for the one big idea - The West Online - 20/06/2020
'Losing 42 jobs a day': Tourism Council WA calls on state government to announce date for border reopening - Canberra Times - 20/06/2020
WA's cornavirus border closure leaves Mark McGowan under pressure - ABC News Online - 19/06/2020
Losing 42 jobs a day: TCWA calls on State Government to announce a date - Mandurah Mail - 18/06/2020
Tourism operators left out of recovery programs - Margaret River Mail - 18/06/2020
WA in 'advanced stages' of discussions to reopen border - ABC News Online - 18/06/2020
Exclusive: TCWA urges Premeir to set date for reopening borders - The West Online - 17/06/2020
WA in 'advanced stages' of discussions to reopen border as Minister admits the community wants clarity - ABC News Online - 17/06/2020
WA tourism businesses fear for future after missing out on COVID-19 grants - ABC Great Southern - 15/06/2020
A third of tourism businesses could go under if state borders aren't opened soon - The Daily Mail - 10/06/2020
WA businesses' urgent call for premier to reopen the border - 9 News Online - 09/06/2020

May 2020

Coronavirus Government Global Briefing: May 28 - The Mandarin - 28/05/2020
The changing face of tourism: embracing local - ABC Radio Perth - 26/05/2020
Coronavirus WA regional border restrictions must be lifted to save struggling businesses - ABC News Online - 22/05/2020
State holds tight line on grants - Augusta Margaret River Times - 21/05/2020
South West expects influx of city tourists - The West Online - 21/05/2020
Tourism Council WA chief executive calls for staggered reopening of borders - The West Online - 20/05/2020
Cracks in funding for WA tourism operators - Busselton Mail - 19/05/2020
Small tourism may miss out on $14.4m package - Busselton Dunsborough Times - 15/05/2020
Coronavirus crisis: Tourism Council chief Evan Hall says there’s no reason for West Aussies not to plan ahead for a holiday in S - The West Online - 14/05/2020
Tourism Council chief says there's no reason not to play a NW holiday - The Kimberly Echo - 14/05/2020
WA Government announce a funding package to support tourism industry and jobs - Busselton Mail - 13/05/2020
Coronavirus crisis prompts $14.4m tourism relief package - ABC News Online - 13/05/2020
It'll be holidays in the south west…but not as we know it - 6PR Online - 12/05/2020
TCWA Welcomes Tourism Recovery Guidelines - Australasian Leisure Management - 11/05/2020
WA coronavirus restriction easing not enough for pubs, beauticians, tourism industry - ABC News Online - 10/05/2020
Regional borders could open for winter holidays - Busselton Dunsborough Times - 08/05/2020
Premier Mark McGowan says regional travel bans could be lifted in time for school holidays - The West Online - 07/05/2020
Overseas visits out - Augusta Margaret River Times - 07/05/2020
Post-COVID travel - The West Live - 06/05/2020
WA's multi-billion dollar tourism hit - Mandurah Mail - 05/05/2020

April 2020

Tourism losses hit $3b as operators struggle to hold on - Margaret River Mail - 29/04/2020
30,500 jobs and $3.1b lost from cancelled holidays - The Hotel Conversation - 28/04/2020
WA's tourism industry takes $3.1b hit - Busselton Mail - 27/04/2020
If Virgin Australia collapses amid restrictions, prices could skyrocket - ABC Online - 23/04/2020
COVID crisis kills $3.1b worth of tourism bookings in WA - 6PR Online - 23/04/2020
TCWA Highlights significant job and revenue losses - Australasian Leisure Management - 23/04/2020
Premier not budging on restrictions - Business News - 23/04/2020
COVID-19 Daily Wrap - Business News - 15/04/2020
WA's record $11b tourism industry must survive - Centre for Aviation - 09/04/2020
Fears tourism businesses may not be eligible for JobKeeper payments - Australasian Leisure Management - 07/04/2020
COVID-19 Daily Wrap - Business News - 07/04/2020
The billion-dollar black hole: WA tourism rollercoaster takes sharp tumble - WA Today - 03/04/2020
Collie encourages visitors to postpone not cancel trips - South Western Times - 02/04/2020

March 2020

Coronavirus crisis: Tourism Council WA implores West Australians to postpone, not cancel planned holidays - The West Online - 25/03/2020
COVID-19 crash hits tourism hard - Business News - 25/03/2020
97 per cent of WA’s casual workers fear pay cuts, reduced hours, or job losses as COVID-19 ravages economy - The West - 21/03/2020
WA Government urges people to avoid interstate travel as coronavirus cases increase - ABC News - 18/03/2020
WA govt plugs local tourism - Business News - 12/03/2020
WA wins gold at national tourism awards - Business News - 09/03/2020
Coronavirus Exposes Australia’s Economic Dependence On China – Analysis - Eurasia Review - 08/03/2020

February 2020

“Toughen up” industry expert tells struggling tourism sector - AccomNews Australia - 23/02/2020
Coronavirus COVID-19 outbreak delivers a huge hit to tourism, estimated to be $250 million in WA - ABC News - 21/02/2020
Commitment to Implement Short-Stay Accommodation Inquiry Recommendations Welcomed - Mirage News - 13/02/2020
Coronavirus as bad as bushfires, tourism body says, as it seeks another $76m - AccomNews Australia - 12/02/2020
Federal Relief Needed to Protect WA Tourism - Mirage News - 11/02/2020
Tourism Marketing Boost to Save Businesses and Jobs - Mirage News - 10/02/2020
Coronavirus fallout hits WA tourism, prompting $10 million emergency relief as Queen Mary II set to visit - ABC News - 10/02/2020
Holidaying in Western Australia will support local jobs and communities - Have a Go News - 07/02/2020
Holiday in WA to support jobs, communities - Mirage News - 02/02/2020
Tourism denied time in the sun - The West Australian - 01/02/2020
WA tourism operators bracing for huge losses after Australian Government announces closure of country’s borders to visitors... - The Geraldton Guardian - 01/02/2020

January 2020

Coronavirus starts to hit WA tourism sector as China visitor numbers drop off - ABC News - 31/01/2020
Western Australia sees good summer but fears challenges ahead - Travel Daily - 31/01/2020
WA Tourism’s Best Summer, But Challenges Ahead - Mirage News - 29/01/2020
Forget Bali, your country needs you - ABC - On Focus with Jessica Strutt - 29/01/2020
Tourism Council WA happy with Western Australia’s best summer but fears challenges ahead - Australasian Leisure Magazine - 29/01/2020
Fires lick at Capes tourism - The West Australian - 24/01/2020
Bushfires fan tourism fears as visitors cancel bookings - Augusta Margaret River Mail - 22/01/2020
Federal Funding to Grow Rottnest Island - Mirage News - 21/01/2020
WA tourism industry at risk of losing visitors as east coast bushfire crisis drives spike in overseas cancellations - The West Australian - 20/01/2020
WA tourism industry at risk of losing visitors as east coast bushfire crisis drives spike in overseas cancellations - The Geraldton Guardian - 20/01/2020
Bushfire crisis: WA's tourism regions feel the pinch as visitors cancel in droves - 7NEWS.com.au - 20/01/2020
Golden Outback’s tourism growth among best in Australia - The West Australian - 19/01/2020
Tourism Council Welcomes Recovery Package - Mirage News - 19/01/2020
Tourism Council Western Australia: Tourism spend generates 8000 jobs in 2019 - CAPA Centre for Aviation - 17/01/2020
Tourism Spending Growth Generates 8,000 Jobs - Mirage News - 17/01/2020
Tourism effects of bushfire crisis tourism start hitting WA - 6PR882 News Talk - 15/01/2020

December 2019

Tourism Council WA warn visitors to avoid rogue operators to enjoy a safe holiday season - Australasian Leisure Management - 30/12/2019
Avoid Rogue Operators and Enjoy a Safe Holiday Season - Mirage News - 30/12/2019
Get to know the winners from the Western Australian Tourism Awards - Travel Weekly - 06/12/2019
New waterslide tower opened at Perth’s Outback Splash - Australasian Leisure Management - 05/12/2019
Shanghai beckons: direct flights from Perth to Shanghai - The West Australian - 03/12/2019

November 2019

Hill to chair of Tourism Council WA - MICE BTN - 28/11/2019
Throwback Thursday- A decade ago in the Esperance Express - esperanceexpress.com - 28/11/2019
Tour groups win silver - The West Australian - 26/11/2019
'Huge' fig tree branch falls on children riding bikes at Rottnest Island - The Age - 25/11/2019
'Huge' fig tree branch falls on children riding bikes at Rottnest Island - WA today - 25/11/2019
We put the new slides at Outback Splash to the test! - Perth Underground - 22/11/2019
Perth's new water slides open with a splash - The Advocate - 19/11/2019
Put exploring WA on your bucket list - ABC - 18/11/2019
Destination Wrap: Great Barrier Reef Rodeo, Samoa in state of emergency, NSW & WA tourism awards winners + MORE! - Travel Weekly - 18/11/2019
Hall of Fame honour - The West Australian - 14/11/2019
Mandurah Crab Fest now in the WA Tourism Hall of Fame - 9703 CoastLive.com.au - 14/11/2019
City of Swan strikes gold - westtravelclub.com.au - 14/11/2019
Mandurah Crab Fest inducted into WA Tourism Hall of Fame - Mandurah Mail - 13/11/2019
Holiday in WA to support jobs, communities - Mirage News - 12/11/2019
A lifetime travelling and showing visitors around - ABC - 12/11/2019
Mandurah Crab Fest inducted into Hall of Fame - Mandurah Coastal Times - 12/11/2019
Great Southern stars shine at WA Tourism Awards - The West Australian - 12/11/2019
WA tourism’s cream of crop recognised at Perth Airport WA Tourism Awards - Mirage News - 11/11/2019
City of Swan strikes gold at WA Tourism Awards - Mirage News - 11/11/2019
2019 Perth Airport WA Tourism Awards | Busselton wins big at WA tourism awards - Busselton Mail - 11/11/2019
Best in Tourism Celebrated at Perth Airport WA Tourism Awards - Mirage News - 10/11/2019

October 2019

Tourism Research Australia | Margaret River region bucks trend for regional dispersal of tourists - Busselton Mail - 29/10/2019
Pilbara Tourism Operator Claims Second Western Australian Excellence Award - Australasian Leisure Management - 22/10/2019
Tourism game-changer to land at Perth Airport - Business News Western Australia - 15/10/2019
MP would back City of Albany on direct flights - The West Australian - 11/10/2019
Events & Students Critical to Visitor Growth - Mirage News - 09/10/2019
Red tape reform to bolster catch-and-cook tourism - Mirage News - 05/10/2019
Tourist to WA can take their caught fish and have hotel chef cook it after red tape cut - The West - 05/10/2019
Busselton Jetty Swim recognised - Busselton Mail - 02/10/2019
Charter boat rock lobster limits relaxed in bid to boost tourism - The West - 02/10/2019
A boost for rock lobster tourism through charter boat changes - Mirage News - 02/10/2019
WA increases lobster catch - Business News Western Australia - 02/10/2019
City support for economic opportunities - Mirage News - 01/10/2019

September 2019

Tourism Industry Supports State-wide Regulation of Short Stay Accommodation - Mirage News - 26/09/2019
Shanghai Direct Flight Trial to Inject $4m - Mirage News - 26/09/2019
Finalists Announced in 2019 Perth Airport WA Tourism Awards - Mirage News - 26/09/2019
Push for regulation of short-stay sector - Business News Western Australia - 26/09/2019
Pilbara tourism operator claims second excellence award - The West Australian - 25/09/2019
Mining area's big tourism opportunities - The West Australian - 25/09/2019
Tourism Accommodation Australia (TAA) welcome All Nippon Airways (ANA) direct flight between Tokyo and Perth - The Hotel Conversation - 04/09/2019

August 2019

Tourism Council of WA calls for red tape reduction - Eastern Reporter - 22/08/2019
City of Fremantle teams up with Tourism Council and Chamber of Commerce to support small business - Mirage News - 21/08/2019
Tourism Council Western Australia urges state government to commit to 6000 tourism jobs - CAPA Centre for Aviation - 15/08/2019
Tourism Council puts reality check on jobs data - Business News Western Australia - 14/08/2019
Perth tourism pivots from big attractions to showcase events, fuelling a surge in visitors - ABC News - 11/08/2019
ATIC Appoints Tourism Leader ad Exective Director - Australasian Leisure Management - 08/08/2019
Australia's Tourism Accreditation Program Reveals New Branding - Australasian Leisure Management - 04/08/2019

July 2019

Events and Optus Stadium driving Western Australian tourism rebound - Australasian Leisure Management - 17/07/2019
Interstate tourism rebounds off stadium appeal - Mirage News - 17/07/2019
WA cuts fluff to show record growth alongside Gold Coast - AccomNews Australia - 17/07/2019
WA tourism enjoys a $1.5 billion rebound as domestic visitor surge bucks downward trend - ABC News - 17/07/2019
Perth CBD: Fears btcc官网homeless people, retail vacancy rates could damage city’s image - The West Australian - 17/07/2019
Western Australia Tourism Council reports interstate tourism marketing success - CAPA Centre for Aviation - 17/07/2019
Manchester United Tour Diary: Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's 'love letter' to Perth, pesky birds and cricket banter - The Telegraph - 17/07/2019
Forum targets tourism push - The West Australian - 11/07/2019
Esperance B&B By the Sea closes, celebrates 18 years in business - The Esperance Express - 04/07/2019

June 2019

Tourism spending falls but WA isn't alone - Yahoo! News - 28/06/2019
Tourism chief talks down jets - The West Australian - 27/06/2019
How taking holidays could be the key to helping Australia's economy - The New Daily - 26/06/2019
Triponomics: WA's tourism industry should be our pride and joy, so why are experts worried? - The Sydney Morning Herald - 21/06/2019
Tourism Council WA CEO calls for WA government to review visa and immigration requirements - CAPA Centre for Aviation - 20/06/2019
Tourism Council Western Australia CEO: Government and industry investment is paying off - CAPA Centre for Aviation - 20/06/2019
International holiday visitors soar, but overall visitors decline - Mirage News - 19/06/2019
Why a record number of international tourists isn’t good news for WA - The West Australian - 19/06/2019
Perth’s most Instaworthy building to get huge city council handout - Travel Weekly - 13/06/2019
Australia forced to spend $400k on a public loo as Instagrammers swamp tiny landmark - The Telegraph - 12/06/2019
Conference to add over quarter of a million dollars into local economy - Mirage News - 07/06/2019
New speaker additions for the CAPA Perth Aviation & Corporate Travel Summit - CAPA Centre for Aviation - 04/06/2019

May 2019

No deal on lobster plan - The West Australian - 30/05/2019
No agreement to increase domestic lobster supplies for WA - Food & Beverage - 29/05/2019
Experts call for quokka to become the official WA State emblem - The West Australian - 27/05/2019
Tourism revival: WA travel figures rise sharply, spending also up - The West Australian - 26/05/2019
Perth misses out on the world's biggest musical, Hamilton - The West Australian - 23/05/2019
Lost Opportunity for Lobster Tourism & Regional Jobs - Mirage News - 23/05/2019
Rock lobster industry rejects new WA deal that would increase supply for local consumers - ABC News - 23/05/2019
Perth's Hotel Boom Unprecedented: Report - Mirage News - 17/05/2019
Fresh calls for Airbnb crackdown as flurry of new Perth hotels open doors - The West - 17/05/2019
Premier Mark McGowan visits Bunbury for Budget boast - The West - 15/05/2019
Whole of Government Approach Needed to Attractions - Mirage News - 14/05/2019
Awards open for tourism's best and brightest - Chamber of Commerce and Industry WA - 13/05/2019
Swan River zip-line set to be fast-tracked in plan to cut tourism red tape - Perth Now - 13/05/2019
Perth to host its first day-night Test match - Mirage News - 07/05/2019
Eye on Avon tourism: York and Toodyay boom, as Northam stagnates - Advocate - 06/05/2019

April 2019

Tourism groups praise Labor’s election pledges - Australasian Leisure Management - 23/04/2019
Perth is open for business, so what's holding us back? - The West Australian - 23/04/2019
Tourism gets its mojo back - Perth Now - 20/04/2019
Western Australia tourism: Aussies finally head West on vacation - The West Australian - 20/04/2019
West Aussies set to spend $260 million on food and drink in week leading to Easter - Nine News - 16/04/2019
Rottnest Island Leads National Icons with $17m Federal Funding Announcement - Mirage News - 09/04/2019
Record $33m funding boost announced for Rottnest Island - 91.7FM Wave - 09/04/2019
State, Federal governments to spend $33m on Rottnest Island upgrade - The West Australian - 09/04/2019
Lotta quokka cash: Rotto gets millions for tourism boost - WA Today - 09/04/2019
Rottnest Island to receive $33 million makeover after state and federal funding boost - ABC News - 08/04/2019
Not in my backyard: Do we have a planning problem, WA? - The Sydney Morning Herald - 07/04/2019
Perth surf park plan in doubt after bid for use of Crown land rejected - Australian Leisure Management - 06/04/2019
Mixed reactions to federal budget tourism spending - Australian Leisure Management - 03/04/2019
ARIC welcomes icons package - Mice Btn - 03/04/2019
Tourism Council Western Australia calls for new attractions to continue tourism increase - Centre for Aviation - 02/04/2019
State and local governments must sell public the benefits of change, lobby group urges - The West Australian - 02/04/2019

March 2019

New Perth attractions and experiences would drive visitation and jobs - Australasian Leisure Management - 28/03/2019
State govt spikes wave park - Business News Western Australia - 28/03/2019
Why red tape is strangling new WA tourism ideas- and jobs - The West Australian - 27/03/2019
Attractions to Drive New Tourism Experiences and Jobs - Mirage News - 27/03/2019
Tourism Funding Boost Welcomed by Industry - Mirage News - 19/03/2019
Red Tape For Seaplanes In Western Australia - Seaplane Magazine - 14/03/2019
Welcome to Perth: Nice hotels… but where's all the cool stuff? - The West Australian - 13/03/2019
Tourism Council WA CEO weighs in on seaplanes in Manurah push - Mandurah Coastal Times - 10/03/2019
2018 Australian Tourism Awards | CinefestOZ and the Busselton Jetty Scoop Awards - Busselton Mail - 05/03/2019
Albany’s Beach House at Bayside continues golden run at Australian Tourism Awards - The West Australian - 05/03/2019

February 2019

WA Premier Mark McGowan outlines 12 key targets he says will define his job - ABC - 20/02/2019
Airbnb goes head-to-head with critics - Business News - 20/02/2019
Airbnb calls for 'light touch' rules on WA hosts - ABC - 20/02/2019
WA Tourism Council wants tourist ban on short-term accommodation unless owner lives there - PerthNow - 13/02/2019
Call for Airbnb crackdown to target investors, holiday btcc官网homes in Western Australia - ABC - 13/02/2019
Tourism Council calls for Airbnb regulation - Business News - 13/02/2019
Government compromises on rock lobster plan - Business News - 08/02/2019

January 2019

Tourism’s $130m Mayday call: Falling visitor numbers ‘a risk to jobs and business - The West - 29/01/2019
Perth needs promotion to get international visitors - 6PR - 29/01/2019
Tourism industry in WA 'on its knees' and needs funding boost - The West - 14/01/2019
Peel tourism job prospects appear positive amid state-wide concerns - Mandurah Mail - 14/01/2019
International visitors to WA down, but creative companies buck trend - WA Today - 09/01/2019
New figures confirm WA's tourism malaise - The West - 09/01/2019
WA tourism figures show more visitors but less money despite multi-million-dollar campaign - ABC - 09/01/2019
International tourist spending in WA falls - Business News - 09/01/2019
TCWA calls for growth fund to stop industry job losses - Australasian Leisure Management - 09/01/2019
Super Saturday offers something for all in Perth - The West - 05/01/2019

December 2018

Strong support for Western Australia's new international lobster festival - Mirage News - 20/12/2018
Lobster intervention a spiny issue - Business News - 10/12/2018
State Government to take its own big share of annual lobster catch - The West - 08/12/2018
New WA Museum revealed in video animation that takes you inside the $396 million project - ABC News - 05/12/2018
AFL tourism bonanza could repay Optus Stadium in just 10 years - WA Today - 05/12/2018
Back to back gold for Balingup Heights Hilltop Forest Cottages - Donnybrook Mail - 04/12/2018
Kings Park eyed for a flying fox to South Perth - PerthNow - 01/12/2018

November 2018

Full houses for seven-week bonanza of sport in Perth - The West Australian - 27/11/2018
Perth Cable Car: where the bloody hell are ya? - Sydney Morning Herald - 23/11/2018
Kimberley tourism operators clean up at State awards - Broome Advertiser - 23/11/2018
Manchester United heading to Perth for pre-season tour - Southern Gazette - 21/11/2018
National Industry Award does little to sway state government on airport - Busselton Mail - 21/11/2018
Eco-tour duo thrilled with their awards - Pilbara News - 21/11/2018
Manchester United Expected to Attract Thousands to Western Australia - Australasian Leisure - 21/11/2018
Gold for winery and City of Swan at tourism awards - Echo News - 16/11/2018
Jetty key to luring tourists - Busselton Dunsborough Times - 16/11/2018
CinefestOZ on top at awards - South Western Times - 16/11/2018
Mandurah Boat and Bike Hire takes bronze in prestigious tourism awards - Mandurah Coastal Times - 15/11/2018
Crab Fest wins gold again at Tourism Awards - Mandurah Mail - 14/11/2018
Margaret River region wins big at WA Tourism Awards - Busselton Dunsborough Mail - 14/11/2018
Backpackers shun Coral Coast as visitor numbers fall - West Regional News - 13/11/2018
WA's best tourism operators for 2018 recognised at Crown Perth - WA Today - 13/11/2018
Need to diversify product - Albany Advertiser - 12/11/2018
WA lags in Indigenous tourism opportunities - Albany Advertiser - 12/11/2018
Overseas visitors give North West a miss - WA Regional News - 12/11/2018
Northam takes our WA Tourism Awards - Avon Valley & Wheatbelt Advocate - 12/11/2018
Broome tour company wins top tourism award - Business News - 12/11/2018
Kimberley tourism shines on State stage - Broome Advertiser - 12/11/2018
Riverside rebuild to usher in new era for Mosmans Retreat - The West Australian - 10/11/2018
McGowan Government must think big for tourism revival - The West Australian - 06/11/2018
South West enjoys boom in tourism - South Western Times - 06/11/2018
Footy at Optus Stadium kicking goals for WA tourism - The West Australian - 02/11/2018
Flyboards, jet packs coming to Cable Beach - Broome Advertiser - 02/11/2018
AFL tourism strategy kicks $66 million goals for WA - Mirage News - 02/11/2018
Tourism Council WA calls for change in Western Australian Tourism Industry - Australasian Leisure - 02/11/2018
Push to share more of China's 80 million tourists - The Australian - 01/11/2018

October 2018

Stadium, footy kick start WA tourism growth - The West - 03/10/2018
Evan Hall: Optus Stadium football key to attracting AFL tourists - The West - 03/10/2018

September 2018

Outback Splash at The Maze in Bullsbrook announces new 17.5m waterslide tower - Eastern Reporter - 17/09/2018
Aboriginal culture advocate wins WA tourism award - Pilbara News - 12/09/2018
WA professionals recognised for excellence in tourism - Australasian Leisure Management - 07/09/2018
Carnarvon named one of WA’s top tourism destinations - Midwest Times - 06/09/2018
Former World Surfing Chief Named Tourism WA Managing Director - Australasian Leisure Management - 06/09/2018
Kalgoorlie-Boulder, Carnarvon top tourism spots - The West - 06/09/2018

August 2018

Perth cable car with $30m tourism boost potential back on the radar - WA Today - 08/08/2018

July 2018

What's it called? Cable Car! The Perth mob has spoken - WAToday - 23/07/2018
WA tourism numbers paint a bleak picture as overseas visitors flee the state too soon - ABC - 21/07/2018
Karratha's Quarter hotel plan slammed - The West - 11/07/2018
Perth's missing pieces: we need some flesh on our 'great bones' - WAToday - 05/07/2018

June 2018

Revised plans for twin towers on Scarborough foreshore win MRA support - WAToday - 27/06/2018
3 Oceans welcomes Scarborough towers approval but community group unhappy - The Stirling Times - 27/06/2018
Scarborough 3 Oceans twin towers granted development approval - PerthNow - 27/06/2018
WA tourist numbers up, spending down - PerthNow - 20/06/2018

May 2018

Qantas launches cheap flights to Broome - Business News - 18/05/2018

April 2018

Regional tourism hit with declining number of visitors - Pilbara News - 13/04/2018
Govt tourism plan Perth-centre: MP - Augusta Margaret River Times - 05/04/2018
Tourism spending decline hits regional WA - PerthNow - 01/04/2018

March 2018

New plan to drive growth in Western Australian tourism - Australasian Leisure Management - 21/03/2018
Tourism Council backs new plan - Business News - 21/03/2018
Matthew Pavlich drafted to help battle WA's tourism woes - PerthNow - 18/03/2018
State slammed for neglecting tourism - 6PR Online - 14/03/2018
International tourism slumps in WA amid east coast boom - Australasian Leisure Management - 14/03/2018
WA tourists drop despite record $41b spend in Australia - The West - 14/03/2018
International tourists flee WA in the middle of a national tourism boom - ABC - 14/03/2018
Overseas tourists leave WA off the map - PerthNow - 14/03/2018
WA tourism failing amid national boom - SBS Online - 14/03/2018
WA tourism slumps despite national growth - Business News - 14/03/2018

February 2018

WA health sector alarmed by proposed new liquor laws - The West - 15/02/2018
Food festival naming woes arise - Busselton Dunsborough Times - 15/02/2018
Mark McGowan wants WA liquor law reforms to make Perth the hipster capital of Australia - The West - 14/02/2018
Liquor reforms drive change for tourism - Business News - 14/02/2018
No disabled access rules out roof climb at Optus Stadium - 9AM GM Daily News - 08/02/2018
No disabled access rules out roof climb - The West - 07/02/2018
Builders of new bridge will be forced to install a complex pulley system - Daily Mail Australia - 06/02/2018
Bridge platform example of too many rules, WA tourism body says - The West - 06/02/2018

January 2018

Perth’s impressive Optus Stadium set to entice sports fans west - The Australian - 20/01/2018

December 2017

WA facing a $800m tourism black hole - 9AM GM Daily News - 01/12/2017

November 2017

Visitors snub 'too expensive' WA, leaving the State facing a $800m tourism black hole - ABC - 30/11/2017
Tourism WA falls short of $12b spend - Business News - 30/11/2017
Audit finds Tourism WA marketing is failing to compete - WAToday - 30/11/2017
North West attractions score tourism gongs - Pilbara News - 28/11/2017
Region fares well at tourism awards - The West Online - 24/11/2017
Perth's Richardson Hotel given closure date, aged-care plans revealed - WAToday - 20/11/2017
Whiteman Park wins major tourist attractions category at WA Tourism Awards - Eastern Reporter - 20/11/2017
Capes shines at tourism’s gala awards - Busselton Dunsborough Times - 17/11/2017
SW forest cottages scale new heights - South Western Times - 17/11/2017
Sorrento couple’s Sightseeing Pass Australia wins at WA Tourism Awards - Joondalup Times - 16/11/2017
Tourism big guns among State’s best - The Kimberley Echo - 16/11/2017
State silver award spurs visitor centre to go for gold - Kalgoorlie Miner - 15/11/2017
Swan Valley Visitor Centre wins WA Tourism Award - The Advocate - 15/11/2017
Mandurah Crab Fest wins gold at 2017 WA Tourism Awards - Mandurah Coastal Times - 14/11/2017
Albany attractions scoop awards - Albany Advertiser - 14/11/2017
Bell Tower and Whiteman Park big tourism winners - WAToday - 14/11/2017
Mandurah Crab Fest wins big at 2017 Perth Airport WA Tourism Awards - Mandurah Mail - 13/11/2017
Proposed Barge Co floating venue gets liquor licence - PerthNow - 01/11/2017

October 2017

Share-bike company ofo keen to avoid negative publicity in Perth rollout - PerthNow - 29/10/2017
China Southern Airlines and Cathay Pacific Airways ramp up Perth service in potential $150m boost to WA economy - The West - 28/10/2017
Perth to Japan direct flights on the cards to boost WA tourism - WA Today - 26/10/2017
Pizza and $80 stays: Rottnest Island revamp makes holiday spot affordable - The Age - 24/10/2017
Ningaloo tourism operators in awards mix - Pilbara News - 20/10/2017
WA tourism industry in the doldrums despite diversification push - ABC - 16/10/2017
RAC layby scheme eases the holiday budget squeeze - PerthNow - 08/10/2017
Freo tops Elizabeth Quay, Scarborough for entertainment value - The West - 08/10/2017
Free ferry rides for kids to Rottnest Island set to boost visitor numbers - PerthNow - 04/10/2017

September 2017

East outfoxes, outbids WA in tourism - PerthNow - 28/09/2017
New attractions in Albany proving a hit with tourists - The West - 28/09/2017
Private sector willing to invest $100m for new Perth attractions - The West - 27/09/2017
Why Perth could host fewer celebrity events - The West - 25/09/2017
Lofty visitor spending target dropped - The West - 23/09/2017
Eastern States 'poach' WA visitors: figures reveal plummeting tourism numbers - WA Today - 20/09/2017
Tourism: Big fall in travel numbers from eastern states to WA - PerthNow - 20/09/2017
Visitors, where the bloody hell are you? - The West - 20/09/2017
Go ahead for WA tour operators to offer alcohol - Busselton Mail - 15/09/2017
Tourism raises toast to liquor reforms - Albany Advertiser - 13/09/2017
WA eases liquor rules for tour operators - Mice BTN - 12/09/2017
Liquor reform to benefit tourism operators - Business News - 12/09/2017
Tourism movers and shakers meet - Albany Advertiser - 12/09/2017
WA Budget backs tourism, cuts Royalties for Regions - Australasian Leisure Management - 08/09/2017
Adventure World's new Goliath ride only for the strong - Fremantle Gazette - 04/09/2017

August 2017

Is the new tourism boost too late for WA? - Travel Weekly - 23/08/2017
New $2m tactical tourism campaign to convince the world Perth is not too expensive - WA Today - 21/08/2017
Regional flight prices in WA are likely to rise, according to Virgin - PerthNow - 20/08/2017
Tourism talk at conference - The Great Southern Weekender - 17/08/2017
Sky-high airfares 'crippling' WA regions - The West - 14/08/2017

July 2017

Rural WA farmstays: Grab a bit of farm charm - PerthNow - 03/07/2017
Tourism in turmoil as leaders leave the agency - The West - 03/07/2017

June 2017

Stats show visitations downturn - The West - 30/06/2017
109,000 Western Australians employed in the tourism industry - Australasian Leisure Management - 29/06/2017
New Commissioners and Chair Appointed at TWA - Australasian Leisure Management - 28/06/2017
Tourism WA board shake-up - Business News - 27/06/2017
WA tourism boost amid declining visitors - PerthNow - 21/06/2017

May 2017

WA Government creates industry consortiums to promote economic growth - Australasian Leisure Management - 19/05/2017
Mark McGowan reacts to bizarre speech by Colin Barnett - PerthNow - 19/05/2017
More hours of light means WA is the new Sunshine State - PerthNow - 07/05/2017

March 2017

TripAdvisor cynics belt Perth attractions - PerthNow - 26/03/2017
WA Election: Whitby and Papalia join McGowan and Cook in sharing the spoils for Labor - Weekend Courier - 17/03/2017
WA tourism industry gets much needed boost from increase in international visitors - ABC Online - 15/03/2017
Malaysians the new force in WA tourism - The West - 15/03/2017
WA’s future: what Perth life will be like in 2021 - PerthNow - 13/03/2017
Tourism conference to showcase the city - The West - 08/03/2017
Barnett wants cut to tourism penalty rates - Business News - 02/03/2017

February 2017

Mark McGowan mints and desk hopping: On the WA election campaign on Tuesday - ABC Online - 28/02/2017
The future of WA’s economy: tourism can lead the way - WA Today - 28/02/2017
Perth announced as host city for national tourism awards in 2018 - Australasian Leisure Management - 27/02/2017
Mandurah Crab Fest snaps National award - Sound Southern Telegraph - 27/02/2017
Perth loses tourists to Brisbane, Hobart and Canberra - The West - 15/02/2017
Tourism Council WA launches election campaign - Australasian Leisure Management - 12/02/2017

January 2017

Chelsea to play Perth Glory in exhibition match at new Perth Stadium - WA Today - 29/01/2017
Chelsea to play Perth Glory at new Perth Stadium - PerthNow - 29/01/2017

November 2016

Noongars hail new city square - The West Australian - 16/11/2016

October 2016

Broome’s Cable Beach Club Resort and Spa wins top honour at 2014 Perth Airport WA Tourism Awards - PerthNow - 26/10/2016

September 2016

Backpacker tax change treats tourism as a cash cow - Australasian Leisure Management - 30/09/2016
Travellers foot bill for backpacker tax backflip - The West Australian - 29/09/2016

August 2016

Backpacker exodus concern for tourism - Business News - 31/08/2016
Tourism employment grows to 97,000 jobs in Western Australia - Australasian Leisure Management - 25/08/2016

July 2016

Caution for old rivals ready to fight again - The West Australian - 25/07/2016
New Perth Stadium to host NRL State of Origin in 2019 - Australasian Leisure Management - 15/07/2016

June 2016

Visitor numbers soar in WA - Collie Mail - 16/06/2016
Locals make for tourism mini boom - The West Australian - 16/06/2016
Just Another Day in WA: Tourism WA's new marketing campaign - PerthNow - 11/06/2016
State govt launches 'just another' tourism campaign - Business News - 10/06/2016
Why Indigenous culture and tourism need each other - ABC - 10/06/2016

May 2016

Country Lib MP slams Premier's city centric tourism plan - The West Australian - 29/05/2016
Tourism Council calls for PCEC expansion - Business News - 26/05/2016
Visitors wanted to fill Perth's hotel rooms - The West Australian - 26/05/2016
Attack on Kings Park cable car plan - The West Australian - 19/05/2016
Federal Government announces delay on controversial backpacker tax - Augusta-Margaret River Mail - 17/05/2016
WA Budget 2016: Tourism - $268m boost for tourist industry to build growth - PerthNow - 12/05/2016
Built to build new CBD hotel - Business News - 09/05/2016
WA Budget: Perth tourism to get $30m in events funding - PerthNow - 08/05/2016
Western Australian Government commits $30m in events funding - Australasian Leisure Management - 08/05/2016
Perth Cable Car to boost tourism spending and create jobs - Australasian Leisure Management - 06/05/2016
Working tourists could boycott WA over new ‘backpacker tax’ - WAToday - 04/05/2016

April 2016

Kings Park cable car plan faces backlash - The West - 29/04/2016
Perth Cable Car coming? - So Perth - 28/04/2016
Perth Cable Car would inject $30m, 340 jobs into economy: Tourism Council - WAToday - 28/04/2016
Perth Cable Car to inject $30.5m in new tourism spending in WA - PerthNow - 28/04/2016
Cable Car from Kings Park to Elizabeth Quay feasible - The West Australian - 28/04/2016
McGowan to cut police role in liquor licence applications - The West Australian - 15/04/2016
WA Labor tourism pledge to cut red tape - ABC - 14/04/2016
Tourism Council announces new campaign - PerthNow - 14/04/2016
WA Labor releases Plan for Jobs which aims to create 50,000 jobs for the State - PerthNow - 10/04/2016

March 2016

WA Cabinet reshuffle: Tourism focus for Premier as he seeks to boost Asian visitors - ABC - 29/03/2016
Reshuffle to broaden economic focus - Business News - 29/03/2016
WA Tourism Council welcome Premier Colin Barnett as new Minister - PerthNow - 29/03/2016
Tourism to be an issue in next WA election - Australasian Leisure Management - 11/03/2016
WA Labor pledges $5m tourism boost - The Australian - 08/03/2016
WA to lure business travellers - The West Australian - 08/03/2016
WA Labor vows to make tourism key election flashpoint - ABC - 07/03/2016
WA needs to up tourism game - Business News - 02/03/2016

February 2016

WA industry leaders urge a crackdown on Perth properties ‘illegally’ listing on Airbnb - PerthNow - 25/02/2016
Campers move online to secure the best spots - The West Australian - 24/02/2016
Saviour of WA tourism sector - The West Australian - 23/02/2016
Perth Stadium: WA football chiefs say they won’t look to keep AFL at Subiaco Oval - ABC - 09/02/2016
Sydney firm to run stadium - Business News - 08/02/2016

January 2016

Elizabeth Quay: How Perth’s biggest project was a dream to change the face of the city - PerthNow - 28/01/2016
Good December for WA jobs - Business News - 14/01/2016

December 2015

Tourism’s chance as the stars align - The West Australian - 07/12/2015

November 2015

Adventure World secures prestigious awards and growing recognition through 2015 - Australasian Leisure Management - 25/11/2015
Headline acts draw tourists to Perth - The West Australian - 13/11/2015
Will Elizabeth Quay stack up - News.com.au - 07/11/2015
New Perth hotels to create 13,000 jobs in WA - PerthNow - 05/11/2015
Humpback whale swimming tours set to begin off WA’s Ningaloo coast - ABC - 01/11/2015
WA’s Ningaloo Marine Park to trial swimming with humpback whales - PerthNow - 01/11/2015

September 2015

Denmark nabs top tourism award in Western Australia - ABC - 25/09/2015
Perth is WA’s main attraction - The West Australian - 23/09/2015
Visitor centres top value to WA - The West Australian - 23/09/2015
Food and wine take centre stage in new West Australian tourism strategy - The West Australian - 22/09/2015
Perth convention centre revamp floated as part of new foreshore plans - PerthNow - 21/09/2015
There’s no place like btcc官网home: We’re enjoying WA ‘staycations’ in record numbers - WAToday - 18/09/2015
WA struggling to attract interstate visitors - PerthNow - 17/09/2015
Interstate tourist spend drops $324m - Business News - 16/09/2015
Perth Airport passenger screening impaired - The West Australian - 12/09/2015
AFL Finals 2015: Perth gears up for influx of fans for Dockers-Eagles games - WAToday - 07/09/2015
Four AFL finals in WA will inject $100 million into state’s economy - PerthNow - 06/09/2015
Cuts to blame for airport gridlock - The West Australian - 05/09/2015
Hotel prices, visitor numbers down - Business News - 02/09/2015
WA misses out on overseas tourists - The West Australian - 02/09/2015

August 2015

Perth Stadium: Name for new sports stadium at Burswood unveiled - WAToday - 16/08/2015
Tim Minchin wants Matilda the Musical to come to Perth - News.com.au - 16/08/2015
Rottnest Island ity hopeful of marina proposals, targeting uncontrolled boat owners - ABC - 13/08/2015
South West tourism on the rise, but still lagging behind - Augusta-Margaret River Mail - 04/08/2015
Inaugural WA Tourism Conference brings sectors together - Australasian Leisure Management - 03/08/2015

July 2015

Qantas cuts flights from Perth to Melbourne, decreases capacity to Sydney - ABC - 30/07/2015
Deregulation of regional flights slowed - Business News - 16/07/2015
Tourism boost creates 2,000 jobs - Business News - 09/07/2015
Aussie tourists bring $4.5bn to WA - Business News - 01/07/2015

June 2015

International tourist surge boosts Perth businesses by $130m - WAToday - 21/06/2015
Western Australia’s international tourist numbers rise - ABC - 21/06/2015
Busselton airport’s $65m expansion to bring tourists to WA’s South West - PerthNow - 20/06/2015
Time is right for destination WA - Business News - 01/06/2015

May 2015

Boost for tourism, but no new fun stuff - WAToday - 15/05/2015

April 2015

Cable car plan to take flight - The Sunday Times - 26/04/2015
Tourism warns of hotel room glut - The West Australian - 20/04/2015
Rottnest Island becoming ‘out of reach’ for WA families - ABC - 03/04/2015

March 2015

Tourism can be the new gold mine in WA - The West Australian - 26/03/2015
Cultural appeal pulls in tourists - The West Australian - 04/03/2015

February 2015

Eagles, Dockers to lose seats - The West Australian - 26/02/2015
Hames plugs waterfront light show - The West Australian - 26/02/2015
Virgin rebrands Skywest fleet - The West Australian - 23/02/2015
The Giants’ visit to Perth brings economic benefits, Tourism Council WA says - ABC - 16/02/2015
Perth Stadium putting WA on the map - WAToday - 09/02/2015
Counting the benefits - Channel 10 - 09/02/2015
Domain new naming sponsor at Subiaco Oval - Channel 7 - 09/02/2015
Stadium offers WA more big events - The West Australian - 09/02/2015
Stadium windfall depends on visitors - The West Australian - 09/02/2015
Stadium to bring in $291m - Business News - 09/02/2015
Call to exploit falling dollar, attract tourists - Busselton Dunsborough Times - 09/02/2015

January 2015

Tourism Council calls for more marketing money - Business News - 30/01/2015
Venues to grow and diversify appeal - Business News - 27/01/2015
Could this be the next boom for WA tourism? - GWN7 - 27/01/2015
Massive tourism funding surge in Queensland will hit WA hard, says tourism boss Evan Hall - PerthNow - 25/01/2015
Goodbye Dullsville: Creating a Perth worthy of the world stage - PerthNow - 17/01/2015
Federal approval for third Perth runway - Business News - 16/01/2015
Our hidden holiday gems - The West Australian - 05/01/2015
50 things we love about summer in WA - The Sunday Times - 04/01/2015

December 2014

Perth’s five-star hotel rooms going cheap as corporate travel slows - The Sunday Times - 28/12/2014
Regional visitor centres under financial pressure as tourists turn to online bookings - ABC - 21/12/2014
WA hotel room occupancy rates, room prices drop amid mining slowdown, figures show - ABC - 19/12/2014
Hotel occupancy rates tumble - Business News - 19/12/2014
Capital legislation to boost Perth tourism - Australasian Leisure Management - 17/12/2014
City of Perth legislation ‘a priority’ when Parliament resumes, says Premier Colin Barnett - ABC - 16/12/2014
WA a growing tourist magnet - The West Australian - 12/12/2014
Perth’s new civic and cultural hub inspired by Aboriginal leaders and traditions - Infolink - 11/12/2014
Domestic visitors spend $4.6bn in WA - Business News - 10/12/2014
Event planning urged to begin as stadium build starts - Business News - 08/12/2014
Building begins at new Perth Stadium - Australasian Leisure Management - 08/12/2014
Work begins at Perth Stadium - WAToday - 07/12/2014
Tourists spend more in WA - Business News - 03/12/2014

November 2014

Locals say cut in flights to regional WA a blow to tourism and business - WAToday - 29/11/2014
Liquor reforms ‘will boost WA tourism’ - MICE BTN.com - 19/11/2014
Government unveils $73.m Yagan Square design for Perth city link - ABC - 14/11/2014

October 2014

International travel to and from Perth increases to its best levels in years - ABC - 25/10/2014

September 2014

Burswood plan for neighbourhoods - The West Australian - 30/09/2014
Free Wi-Fi crucial to tourism - The West Australian - 09/09/2014
WA to consider visitor centre’s future - MICE BTN.com - 03/09/2014

August 2014

More tourists lured to ‘competitive’ Perth as hotel room prices crash below the $200 a night mark - PerthNow - 31/08/2014
Virgin to cut Esperance flight numbers - Esperance Express - 18/08/2014
Tourism Council WA unveils bold plan to make Burswood football stadium a drawcard for visitors - PerthNow - 10/08/2014

July 2014

Design for Perth sports stadium unveiled - WAToday - 17/07/2014
Exmouth fears as Virgin leaves - The West Australian - 12/07/2014
Tourism boost creates 2,000 jobs in Western Australia - Australasian Leisure Management - 09/07/2014

June 2014

Developers eye Kings Park cable car - News.com.au - 30/06/2014
Investigations underway into Elizabeth Quay – Kings Park cable car - PerthNow - 29/06/2014
Lord Mayor Lisa Scaffidi leads call to illuminate Perth’s skyline after-dark - PerthNow - 01/06/2014

May 2014

Popular campsite set for an upgrade - Mandurah Mail - 30/05/2014
Chinese put WA off the itinerary - The West Australian - 19/05/2014
Music-themed cafés eye WA - The West Australian - 15/05/2014
Tourism boosts austere WA Budget - The Australian Leisure Daily - 12/05/2014

April 2014

New push to promote Esperance tourism - Esperance Express - 08/04/2014

March 2014

Football to the rescue? - Augusta-Margaret River Times - 31/03/2014
Novotel vines in the thick of new tourism campaign - traveldailynews.asia - 28/03/2014
Tourism plan to promote Swan Valley - The West Australian - 26/03/2014
Study find Perth needs four new conference venues by 2018 - Australasian Leisure Management - 25/03/2014
Nautical events and adventure tourism will attract visitors to Perth - Australasian Leisure Management - 25/03/2014
Perth hotels expected to host grieving families of those on board MH370 - The Age - 25/03/2014
Top 10 tourism strategy could see Perth overtake Gold Coast - WAToday - 25/03/2014
Outdoor luxury lures for Chinese - The West Australian - 25/03/2014
Infrastructure, red tape holding back tourism - Business News - 24/03/2014
Boat parade plans to lure tourists - The West Australian - 24/03/2014
Cable Car the key to tourism - The West Australian - 22/03/2014
Whitsundays’ Whitehaven Beach make top 5 top beaches - ABC - 20/03/2014

February 2014

Tourism Council says new venues needed to host business events - ABC - 26/02/2014

December 2012

Hames hinted for old job back - The West Australian - 10/12/2012