The Eco and Nature-based Tourism 90-Day Regulatory Mapping and Reform Project was announced in November 2016. Making it easier for eco and nature-based tourism businesses to commence and operate in Western Australia will promote sustainable economic growth and improve employment opportunities in local communities, particularly in regional and remote areas.
This project was conducted in collaboration with a wide range of government agencies with regulatory or administrative responsibilities that interact with businesses in the eco and nature-based tourism sector. It builds on valuable consultations with industry groups, and over 80 Western Australian businesses that have participated either through an on-line business survey, telephone interviews or as part of an on-site visit program that extended to the Gascoyne and South West regions.
This project has delivered: