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Destinations

Tick off your bucket list with a trip to Western Australia

by Sponsored by Tourism Western Australia

Western Australia is welcoming visitors back, and there’s never been a better time to book a bucket-list adventure in WA.

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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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Hotels

News

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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News

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

Tourism Minister announces Australia’s top 20 beaches

Tourism Australia has teamed up with a “beach expert” to rank this year’s best Aussie beaches and we don’t know what a “beach expert” is, but we assume it involves a portable sunbathing chair and beach umbrella.

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Destinations

WA tightens entry restrictions after launching new international tourism campaign

by Ali Coulton

Just days after revealing the state’s opening date, Marky Mark McGowan appears to be having what we hope is a last hurrah before welcoming back tourists.

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Tourism

WA border to open 5 February as premier McGowan announces vaccine milestone

For the first time in almost two years, West Australia will reopen its border to the rest of the world on the 5th of February.

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Hotels

Australia’s first Hilton Garden Inn debuts in WA

Given its name, one can only assume that the roses at this hotel will be pruned to perfection.

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Hotels

Marriott to take Courtyard brand out west

While WA is still not all that welcoming to international arrivals, at least the state is receptive to new hotels.

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Destinations

WA lets slip plan to mandate COVID-19 jabs for all interstate travellers

Mark McGowan has been forced to do a bit of explaining after WA’s health department appeared to accidentally release details of its mandatory vaccine plan for all interstate visitors.

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