Rockingham Recovery: Tourism industry
The City of Rockingham COVID-19 Local Recovery Coordination Group (LRCG) is continuing to support the implementation of the State Government's COVID-19 WA Recovery Plan.
The following assistance is available to tourism operators to assist in their recovery:
In light of the recent challenges, Rockingham tourism businesses have been offered the opportunity to join Destination Perth (the Regional Tourism Organisation for Perth) free of charge until 30 March 2021. Head to the Destination Perth membership page for further information.
Visit the Tourism WA website to stay up-to-date with the latest information, support and advice surrounding COVID-19.
The State Government, through Tourism WA, 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 had two funding programs; the $10.4 million Tourism Recovery Fund and the $4 million Tourism Business Survival Grant. On October 5 2020 the State 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. Successful applicants have been notified.
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Tourism Council of WA
As the voice of industry, Tourism Council WA is working to represent member interests during COVID-19. Please visit Tourism Council WA for updates.
Business Events Perth
During this challenging time, Business Events Perth is working hard to ensure business events are rescheduled rather than cancelled so that delegates will be back in Western Australia as soon as possible. Refer to the Business Events Perth website for more information.
Wander out Yonder
The Wander out Yonder campaign is being delivered by to encourage Western Australians to explore local tourism destinations. Learn about how you can be involved.
Rediscover Adventure, Rediscover Rockingham campaign
The City of Rockingham and Tourism Rockingham are encouraging Western Australian adventure seekers to visit Rockingham this spring, with the Rediscover Adventure, Rediscover Rockingham marketing campaign officially launched on 1 September 2020.
Throughout spring the City and Tourism Rockingham will promote a range of active outdoor experiences and adventure activities that are available within the Rockingham region.