SURVEY RESULTS – Kimberley Skills and Labour Shortage Barrier to Regional Sustainability

Posted on October 28, 2020October 28, 2020Categories Blog, NewsTags , , , , ,   Leave a comment on SURVEY RESULTS – Kimberley Skills and Labour Shortage Barrier to Regional Sustainability

The currently situation the Kimberley region is facing is severe due to a mass exodus of backpackers and seasonal workers from the region, is dire, and is forcing many local business to operate a limited capacity and even ceasing operation.  This is mainly due to interstate border, restricted visa requirements and inability to access staff on the Pacific Island Visa Scheme at the commencement of the COVID-19 restrictions. The latest CCIWA Regional Pulse (October 2020) report indicates 74% of businesses … Continue reading “SURVEY RESULTS – Kimberley Skills and Labour Shortage Barrier to Regional Sustainability”

Award-winning Kimberley tourism campaign returns

Posted on February 19, 2020Categories Press ReleaseTags , , , , ,   Leave a comment on Award-winning Kimberley tourism campaign returns

An award-winning tourism campaign featuring the charming adventures of a retired couple travelling the Kimberley Region of Western Australia is back. The original Magic Kimberley campaign produced by Australia’s North West in 2019 was awarded the gold medal for Destination Marketing at the WA Tourism Awards and is in the running for the national awards to be presented next month. Magic Kimberley – The Sequel launched today with a five-minute online video featuring much-loved characters Denise and Michael returning to … Continue reading “Award-winning Kimberley tourism campaign returns”