Tourism WA to Open New Eastern States Office

Tourism WA is set to establish a tourism office on Australia’s east coast, in a bid to boost tourism to the state. The office in Sydney will represent the industry leading to a direct increase in visitors from the eastern states to Western Australia, create jobs, develop business opportunities and diversify the economy. It will…

Government Engages Industry To Boost Local Jobs

The State Government kicks off a range of industry engagement consortiums to boost tourism activities, hoping to creating more local jobs. The consortium will allow industry key stakeholders to provide valuable feedback on the Labor Government’s election promises, resulting better outcomes and decision makings. Industries such as tourism, defence, agribusiness, international education, manufacturing, aquaculture, creative…

Anti-parallel trading protest takes place in Hong Kong

Parallel trading in Hong Kong, mainly operated by mainland Chinese traders and a few Hong Kong citizens, has been a nuisance to the border-proximate Northern and Yuen Long District. Local activists claim that parallel-trading has helped monopolizing the shops in the district concerned, turning local shops into solely jewellery shop and pharmacies, to cater the…

Competitors Gear Up For Avon Descent

This weekend more than 550 mighty competitors are readying themselves to take on the Avon Descent. The Avon Descent is an annual two day water event which started back in 1973 where contestants race from Northam to Perth in water craft and is held in the August of every year. It is the only event…

State Government are after your opinion on Rottnest

West Australians are being asked to give feedback to the State Government on the future of Rottnest Island. Tourism Minister Liza Harvey released a draft management plan today for the island. That was developed by the Rottnest Island Authority to cover the next five years. The plan is available for community comment for the next…

WA Launched Tourism Ad Blitz

The state government launched a new advertising campaign hoping to attract more tourists visiting WA. The national advertisement will cost 3.6 million dollars, promoting Western Australia as the next tourism destination on TV and Cinema from next week. Tourism Minister Liza Harvey told WAMN News that she was pleased with the advertisement film, and believed this…

9 Dead Identities Confirmed in Egypt

The identities of all nine Hong Kong dead were confirmed by the weekend. 10 relatives of the victims and 16 Hong Kong Government members sent to Egypt to confirm the dead and paid their last respects to their loved ones. Chinese Ambassador Song Aiguo expressed his deepest mourn and concern for the nine dead. He…