Who works in tourism?

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Western Australia’s tourism industry creates a diverse range of jobs beyond what you might expect. Here are a few more of our Tourism Works participants, whose jobs are reliant on the tourism industry.

Corioli Souter – “I preserve the history” (pictured, left)
Curator Maritime Archaeology – WA Maritime Museum

The Western Australian Museum is the State’s premier cultural organisation, housing WA’s scientific and cultural collection.

The WA Maritime Museum branch in Fremantle attracts more than 110,000 visitors each year. The  Museum is very popular with international visitors, with 24% of guests visiting from overseas.

Matt Norton – “I greet the visitor” (pictured, second from left)
Visitor Services Manager – Margaret River Busselton Tourism Association

The Margaret River Busselton Tourism Association (MRBTA) promotes local businesses in the Margaret River Region, which attracts more than 1 million international, interstate and WA visitors each year.

MRBTA employs over 102 workers across visitor centres in Busselton, Dunsborough, Margaret River & Augusta and six tourist attractions.

Dale Tilbrook – “I share the culture” (pictured, second from right)
Manager – Maalinup Aboriginal Gallery

Maalinup is an Aboriginal owned and operated business offering cultural activities, talks, performances, bush tucker and a gallery full of local Aboriginal art.

Maalinup attracts 5,000 visitors each year and 50% of purchases are by international guests.

James Hastie – “I build the hotel” (pictured, right)
Site Supervisor – Brookfield Multiplex

Brookfield Multiplex are experts in delivering landmark tourism property and infrastructure assets.

Brookfield Multiplex is currently delivering the 500 room Crown Towers hotel development, the Perth Stadium and the new WA Museum. Brookfield Multiplex directly employs 230 workers in Western Australia.

To find out about more of the workers featured in the Tourism Works campaign, click here.