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COVID-19

COVID-19Industry News & Updates

WA Government Support Packages Update

Applications are now open for the WA Government's Safe Transition Industry Support Package programs for tourism operators. We encourage you to visit the Tourism WA website to check your eligibility and submit your application before the deadline of Thursday 31st March. Programs which may be of particular assistance to MRBTA…
Jenny Lee
February 28, 2022
COVID-19

Advice, tips and inspiration on promoting vaccine awareness

Talking about Vaccination with your Guests Previously in Australia, there has been an expectation that the government should drive vaccination awareness, but more and more, businesses and individuals are becoming involved in proactively raising vaccination awareness. But how should you approach this in your business? The Covid-19 vaccination and its…
Jenny Lee
September 9, 2021
COVID-19

Best Shot for Travel: Vaccination and Your Business

There is continued focus on vaccination as the most viable pathway to the return of travel, with the tourism industry getting behind Tourism Australia’s recently launched ‘Best Shot for Travel’ campaign, which encourages Australians to get vaccinated to be ready to go as soon as restrictions ease. Currently, vaccination rates…
Jenny Lee
September 9, 2021
COVID-19

South West Region To Enter 5 Day Lockdown

WA Premier Mark McGowan has advised that WA's South West will join the Perth Metropolitan area and the Peel region in entering a 5 day lock down from 6pm this evening (Sunday 31 January) until 6pm Friday 5 February. This lockdown means that non-essential venues located in the affected regions need to close for…
Jenny Lee
January 31, 2021
COVID-19

Cruise Ship Arrivals Cancelled until 26th July

Cruise Ship Arrivals Update: We have now received full confirmation that all cruise ship arrivals to Busselton are cancelled until 26 July 2020. Please consult the Cruise Ship Arrivals Calendar on our Corporate Site for the most up to date schedule going forwards.
Jasmin Rouw
April 1, 2020
COVID-19

Rescheduling of events due to COVID-19

We have updated our events landing page on margaretriver.com with the current status of all major events and festivals. If you are rescheduling your event due to COVID-19, please use this as a guide to prevent overlapping with other major events across the region. Please also keep us informed of…
Caron Reynolds
March 19, 2020