Mandurah named top tourism town at inaugural WA Regional Tourism Conference

Sharryn Platt (Information Officer), Heather Christy (COM Team Leader), Mandurah Mayor Marina Vergone & Jenny Charles (Information Officer).
Sharryn Platt (Information Officer), Heather Christy (COM Team Leader), Mandurah Mayor Marina Vergone & Jenny Charles (Information Officer).

MANDURAH was named winner of the GWN7 Top Tourism Town Award in front of more than 200 people at the inaugural WA Regional Tourism Conference dinner at Albany Entertainment Centre on Tuesday night.

Mandurah beat out fellow finalists Albany and Kalgoorlie-Boulder to claim the award in the category for towns/cities with a population of more than 5000, winning a $25,000 airtime package from GWN7.

Visitor Centres WA chairman Matt Norton said the judges were particularly impressed by Mandurah’s outstanding facilities and their significant planning and infrastructure investment with integrated development and marketing activities by all stakeholders.

Pemberton won the Top Tourism Award for a town with a population less than 5000.

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