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Travel Agents

WA travel agents now able to apply for their share of $16.8m support fund

With the WA government posting a whopping $5.6 billion surplus in FY21, we reckon Mark McGowan won’t even notice a few mill gone from his war chest.

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Destinations

Frydenberg threatens to cut economic support for WA if it doesn’t stick to National Cabinet’s reopening plan

Marky Mark McGowan must have struck a nerve when he suggested the Treasurer lived in “cloud cuckoo land”, because Josh Frydenberg has hit back in a big way.

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Destinations

Western Australia to introduce strictest-ever state border restrictions for NSW

WA will soon be in a league of its own for border restrictions, with Marky Mark McGowan ready to throw NSW into the ‘extreme risk’ bucket.

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Tourism WA appoints new chair and board members, as state’s hard border with Queensland returns

While Travel Weekly’s roving reporter is currently grounded in Sydders, that hasn’t stopped them from bringing you all the latest over in the west.

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WA and Queensland announce lockdowns, as the NT extends its own by 72 hours

by Huntley Mitchell

There’s been another round of tough travel restrictions dealt out across Australia. Get up to speed on what’s changed here.

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WA gets strict on NSW travellers, as state and territory borders tighten for Sydney hotspots

by Ali Coulton

States and territories have placed tight restrictions on Sydneysiders, with Marky Mark McGowan almost slamming the door shut on the entire state of NSW.

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STUDY: Victoria tops nation with highest return on destination marketing investment

TTF’s Margy Osmond reckons Australian states and territories need to pull their socks up when it comes to tourism expenditure.

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Aviation

Virgin Australia drops cheap flights to WA

One need only observe the courier’s daily visits to Travel Weekly’s office to realise that our editor bloody loves a sale.

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‘Take a Mate to WA’: Tourism WA and Qantas team up for major marketing push

by Sponsored by Tourism Western Australia

We’ve even come up with a few ideas for how your clients can make the most of this promo. You can thank us later.

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Road & Rail

Road trip guide: The South West Edge

by Sponsored by Tourism Western Australia

Weaving between wine regions, towering forests and along marine life-rich coast, The South West Edge is an epic road trip around, you guessed it, the south-western edge of WA.

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Victoria, South Australia and Northern Territory ease travel restrictions with WA

by Huntley Mitchell

Three Aussie jurisdictions have loosened up a little for travellers from Perth and WA’s Peel region, following the state’s lockdown success.

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Perth emerges from lockdown, but strict interim restrictions remain

Hooray for WA! Marky Mark and his funky bunch have managed to keep COVID at bay.

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