CinefestOZ Albany has launched and will continue until May 1, 2022, allowing Great Southern film lovers to experience and celebrate the best in Australian film. The expanded four-day event is being supported with Lotterywest funding through Screenwest.
This year, the festival will host the Albany premiere screenings of three feature films supported by Screenwest - 'How To Please A Woman' (pictured), 'Stage Changers' and 'I Met A Girl'.
After being delayed from the original date of 9-16 October 2021, the Australian Masters Games has commenced in Perth running the 23 to the 30 April 2022. The games have over 30 different sports including athletics, softball, swimming, netball, sailing, basketball and many more. It is expected to attract over 3,000 participants and supporters to major venues across Perth such as the HBF Stadium, WA Athletics Stadium and Bendat Basketball Centre and is a wonderful boost to tourism.
If you are interested in looking at the sport schedule it can be found at this link
Exmouth has been identified as the best land-based place in the world to view the eclipse, with the Exmouth Peninsula set to experience full darkness.
Other locations around WA will see a partial solar eclipse, including Perth witnessing a 70 per cent eclipse, Geraldton about 80 per cent, Carnarvon 95 per cent, Karratha 97 per cent and Coral Bay 99 per cent.
While the actual eclipse is relatively short, Tourism WA expects visitors to stay in the region for around five days.
Thousands of tourists are expected to visit Ningaloo Coastal Reserve, Ningaloo Marine Park, Montebello Marine Park, Pilbara Inshore Islands, Cape Range National Park, Barrow Island Marine Management Area and the Giralia Station.
Read the full media statement here
Read full Media Statement here