The Committee for Perth has renewed its push for a world-class centre for indigenous culture as part of a two-year action plan to boost the city’s international reputation. Another key recommendation was to establish Perth as a renewable energy leader.
Saracen Properties and Security Capital Australia have announced the development of a $100 million, five-star spa and resort in Margaret River, a boon for the South West region's tourism industry as it pursues a post-pandemic revival.
Perth Airport has raised the stakes in its ongoing dispute with Qantas, giving the airline until Sunday to either begin negotiating an agreement on its outstanding fees or face expulsion from the airport.
The state government and Australian Hotels Association have partnered to roll out a mandatory COVID-19 hygiene training course, ahead of a possible reopening of Western Australia’s hospitality venues in coming months.
Representatives from the tourism and higher education sectors have today criticised aspects of the federal government’s JobKeeper program, voicing concerns that many businesses may not qualify for the wage subsidies.
Beaufort Street pub The Flying Scotsman is likely to keep its doors closed permanently in the aftermath of the COVID-19 pandemic, revealing on social media today the venue's landlord had opted not to renew the lease.