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The WA Government, through Tourism WA, has committed $14.4 million to the WA Tourism Recovery Program; a package to support the tourism industry during the COVID-19 pandemic.

This support package has two funding programs; the Tourism Recovery Fund and the Tourism Business Survival Grant.

On October 5, 2020 the WA Government announced the outstanding funding from the Tourism Recovery Fund would be used for the Tourism Business Survival Grant program which attracted hundreds of applications.

Tourism Business Survival Grant

The Tourism Business Survival Grant provides successful eligible tourism operators demonstrating extreme business hardship with grants of $15,000 to $100,000.

This was a competitive process and applicants were assessed on the level of hardship their business faced, its importance to the local tourism industry, how they have marketed their business in the past and if they had a recovery plan for the future.

Applications for the Tourism Business Survival Grant closed on  July 6, 2020 and all successful applicants have been notified of the outcome.

View the list of successful applicants.

Tourism Recovery Fund

The Tourism Recovery Fund provides immediate support to successful eligible applicants with one-off funding of $6,500.   

Applications for the Tourism Recovery Fund closed on  June 12, 2020 and successful applicants have been notified of the outcome.

Last Reviewed: 2020-10-05