The state government will invest $150 million in the tourism sector as part of its $5.5 billion WA Recovery Plan. Many of the State's natural icons are set to undergo major improvements, which will create a pipeline of jobs, help get people back into work, and people out visiting the WA attractions and supporting local businesses. Destinations to benefit from the package include Perth Zoo, Kings Park, Margaret River, Karijini National Park, Monkey Mia, the Pinnacles, Rottnest Island and Ningaloo with upgrades to or construction of new visitor facilities such as camp sites, cafes, boardwalks and paths, bridges, jetties, and trails.
The program also includes funding for; Aboriginal cultural tourism, affordable regional air travel, road enhancements to improve access to destinations, and the Tourism Attractions Case Management framework to bring unique and innovative attractions to WA.
Read the full media statement here.