Western Australia's reputation as a place to visit has increased exponentially over the past few years. And now, the remote town of Exmouth has been awarded Gold on the national stage as one of Australias's Top Tourism Towns.
This Award is an absolute credit to our local tourism operators, partners, community, and stakeholders - only together can we continue to set the highest standards across the tourism industry.
Cr Darlene Allston, Shire President.
Shire President Darlene Allston and Cr Jackie Brooks (representing Australia's Coral Coast) at Australia's Top Tourism Town Awards
|Top Tourism Town Awardees|
|Small Tourism Town Awardees|
(2,500 - 5,000 residents)
|Tiny Tourism Town Awardees|
(up to 2,500 residents)
|Gold - Mudgee (NSW)||Gold - Exmouth (WA)||Gold - Strahan (TAS)|
|Silver - Bendigo (VIC)||Silver - Sheffield (TAS)||Silver - Winton (QLD)|
|Bronze - Mandurah (WA)||Bronze - Port Fairy (VIC)||Bronze - Mount Macedon (VIC)|
Shire President Darlene Allston received the Small Tourism Town Award at Parliament House, Canberra.
We're grateful to represent and showcase Exmouth, Western Australia and the whole country - as the unique wonderland it is. And we're looking forward to the future ahead, knowing that we have the unwavering support from Tourism WA and the Department of Jobs, Tourism, Science and Innovation to establish Exmouth as a premium tourism destination while listening to our community's needs.
Cr Darlene Allston, Shire President Shire of Exmouth