Full recording of Go Your Own WA: Recovery and regeneration of the tourism industry in WA report launch

ContactsJoanna Holcombe, Industry Engagement Coordinator
Published13 March 2023

Bankwest Curtin Economics Centre and the Tourism Research Cluster at Curtin University launched their new report, Go Your Own WA: Recovery and regeneration for the tourism industry in WA, on Friday 3 March.

This new report found that cultural tourism, international marketing and housing affordability were crucial to reinvigorating WA’s tourism sector post COVID.

The report also found that an increase of 50 per cent in Google search volumes translate to an additional 130,000 visitors and half a billion dollars in extra tourism spending to the state each year.

Watch the full report recording below, including the presentation of key report findings and full panel discussion.


Presenters – Dr Daniel Kiely, Senior Research Fellow, Bankwest Curtin Economics Centre; and Associate Professor Michael Volgger, Co-Director, Tourism Research Cluster, Curtin University

Panel – Carolyn Turnbull, Managing Director, Tourism WARyan Mossny, Co-Founder and Director, Two Feet & a Heartbeat; Karen Priest, Principal, Smart Talent; facilitated by Jessica Strutt, Media Consultant

Read the full report here

Read the media release here