The 2019 WA State Budget has been released, with a number of initiatives funded to support culture and tourism across the state. Examples include $3.6m for Aboriginal tourism initiatives, $19.9m to extend the Regional Arts and Cultural Investment Program, and a $649,000 investment in a Rock Art Strategy. Tourism WA will receive $12m towards overseas marketing, and $2.5m is being directed towards the reopening of Gwoonwardu Mia, the Gascoyne Aboriginal Heritage and Cultural Centre.
Read Premier McGowan's statement here.
Read more about the 2019 WA State Budget here.