Mark McGowan

Destinations

At least a dozen seriously injured in boating accident on popular Kimberley tour

Passengers visiting one of Western Australia’s most popular attractions in a tour boat ran into strife on Friday, with injuries ranging from broken bones to head injuries and psychological trauma.

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Western Australia lifts restrictions from today

Get your party shoes on and head on over to WA because it’s going to be a bigger party than when the Berlin wall was knocked down (well… probably not).

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Cruise

Kimberley season to go ahead as WA flags cruise resumption

Aussie expedition enthusiasts waiting with bated breath can take a big inhale following this announcement. Though, after two years, we imagine they’ll need more than oxygen.

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Tourism

Tourism WA is handing out $500,000 in travel vouchers to celebrate grand reopening

To get travellers hyped for Western Australia’s return, they’ve got vouchers worth up to $2,200 up for grabs AND free quokka teddy bears! What more could you want?

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Aviation

WA tourism minister invites Qantas CEO over for “humble pie” as McGowan hits back at North Korea jab

While we at Travel Weekly can’t condone these types of comparisons we do love this kind of drama.

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Hotels

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Western Australia announce border re-open date

WA is open and the nation is one yet again! Let’s just hope there isn’t a repeat of last time.

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QLD mulls triple vaccination rule as WA warned keeping closed will be worse for health

Annastacia Palaszczuk and Mark McGowan continue to thumb the nose at their haters with this latest development.

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Aviation

Alan Joyce compares WA to North Korea while QantasLink boss stokes feud with “cockatoo airline”

Qantas is giving the pot a vigorous stir this week, comparing Western Australia with one of the world’s most repressive dictatorships and accusing its competition of “squawking”.

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Destinations

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Home Affairs Minister says international border opening “imminent” as Scomo backs WA’s tight border rules

by Ali Coulton

Brace yourself for the return of the selfie stick-wielding crowds at Australia’s tourism hotspots. We suggest carrying around a pool noodle to wack your way through when things get too congested.

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WA imposes tough new COVID-19 rules from today

In preparation to reopen to the rest of the nation, Western Australia is imposing a variety of new rules to get the state ready, locking unvaccinated people out of… well, almost everywhere.

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Loophole discovered in WA quarantine requirements for international arrivals

Travellers looking to avoid hotel quarantine in Western Australia can now sneak in round the back. But why would you? Who doesn’t love the little shampoos and soaps they give you?

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Hotels

Club Med’s Pacific boss speak out against WA’s delayed reopening

The kings of the all-inclusive holidays have signalled their support for WA’s travel agent community, blowing a big raspberry in Premier McGowan’s direction.

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