8 December 2014
Tourism Council WA CEO Evan Hall has today welcomed the re-appointment of Dr Kim Hames as Tourism Minister. Minister Hames demonstrated a great understanding of tourism when he previously filled the role and was highly regarded by the industry.
“The Deputy Premier and Tourism positions go well together because the industry is such a major contributor to the State economy,” Mr Hall said.
“As Tourism Minister, Dr Hames will be responsible for an $8.7 billion industry, creating 91,000 jobs across the State.