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Frequently asked questions about Tourism WA.​​

What does Tourism WA do?

The Western Australian Tourism Commission, operating as Tourism WA, is the State Government agency responsible for promoting Western Australia as an extraordinary holiday and business event destination. ​

We focus on marketing the State; developing, attracting and promoting major sporting, arts, cultural and business events; and supporting the development of significant tourism infrastructure and projects.

We work in partnership with the private sector, industry and government to develop WA's iconic tourism experiences and promote them locally, nationally and internationally.  For more information see About us.

What is the strategy for tourism in WA

The State Government has a strategy to double the value of Tourism by 2020.  For more details on this strategy see About us

How can Tourism WA help me with my tourism business?

Tourism WA does not help individual tourism businesses but we have a number of partners and programs that can assist you to develop and market your tourism business.  For more information see Industry support and How to get involved. ​

What do I do if I have a problem while I am on holiday in WA?

Tourism WA is not a regulatory body so we can't investigate complaints against tourism operators.  See Feedback for contact details of organisations that will be able to assist you.

Where can I find information about working at Tourism WA?

Jobs at Tourism WA are advertised on the State Government Jobs Online site.  For information about jobs in the wider tourism sector go to About us.

What are the roles of other tourism organisations?

Tourism Australia is the Federal agency responsible for attracting visitors to Australia. Tourism WA is responsible for attracting visitors to the State and the Regional Tourism Organisations attract visitors to their region. For more information view Who we work with.

Last Reviewed: 2016-11-09