ISLAND ISSUES: Laurie O’Meara has put his views on Rottnest in a new book. Photo: Attila Csaszar

Rottnest lags amid limbo

A new book on Rottnest Island has blamed the governance structure of the holiday resort for the long-running failure to financially capitalise on its popularity as a tourist destination.


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Ashwood Victoria
Do not let greedy private resort operators turn this quant and pristine location into just another high cost tourist resort Rotting is a treasure of WA and should remain as is always and always should be

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Total revenue

18th↑Metropolitan Redevelopment Authority$95.5m
19th-Mid West Ports Authority$70.6m
20th-Rottnest Island Authority$48.7m
21st-Metropolitan Cemeteries Board$31.3m
29 state government businesses ranked by total revenue - this year

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