Capitalising on Western Australia’s Unique Flora

Fraser's Function Centre, Kings Park

This workshop will explore opportunities in the development of product that take advantage of our unique native flora and create a point of difference for the tourism industry. You will gain an insight into the Aboriginal perspective on native flora as bush tucker and medicine throughout the six seasons;Be inspired by creative design that celebrates […]

Role of Hotels in Placemaking

Fraser's Function Centre, Kings Park

It is vital that destinations are able to create a clear point of difference so they can stand out in an increasingly competitive tourism marketing.  In recent years placemaking and place activation have become critical tools for planners, architects and destination marketers to help create that point of difference and a strong and authentic sense […]

Heritage Tourism Workshop

Heathcote Cultural Precinct - Blue Water Grill, Applecross

This workshop will feature award winning heritage tourism projects and celebrate best practice heritage conservation, adaptation and reactivation, tourism and interpretation of our heritage sites and places.  It will explore innovative ways to interpret and promote Western Australia's cultural heritage and include examples of the positive economic and social impacts of sharing our heritage through […]

Astrotourism Workshop

Department of Biodiversity, Conservation & Attractions, 17 Dick Perry Dve, Kensington

Western Australia has one of the best dark night skies on Earth and is well placed to take advantage of this natural asset. At a time when global light pollution is increasing like never before, Western Australia is set to capitalise and add a new layer to regional tourism economies. Join FACET, the WA Parks […]

AGM & Art Exhibition Tour “That Seventies Feeling…the Late Modern”

Art Gallery of WA & WA State Library

The exhibition showcases some of the Gallery's best works from the decade that saw the opening of AGWA's much longed for new Gallery. The show demonstrates a hidden richness and complexity to how we think of the seventies, while also reflecting the building's own place in the story of modernism. PROGRAM 3.30pm - Registration - […]

Our Story – Spirit of Adventure

Zoom Webinar

Our Story - Spirit of Adventure"A strong tourism brand elevates tourism experiences, inspires new tourism products, unleashes the collective power of individual tourism operators, instils pride and energy in locals, provides jobs and drives economy." Tourism Western Australia.The forum will deliver a practical guide to leveraging our new shared WA tourism story - the Spirit of […]

Future Tourism Leaders in Destination Planning

Virtual Zoom event

Join FACET for the first of its lunchtime workshops via Zoom. We hope you will enjoy this type of event and look forward to bringingyou more on a range of topics as we move into 2021. This event is a collaboration between FACET, Murdoch University and the Shire of Waroona. It showcases the creative thinking […]

FACET 30th Birthday

Claremont Yacht Club, 4 Victoria Avenue, Claremont

We are having a party to celebrate on Saturday 21 November 2020 at the Claremont Yacht Club. The festivities begin at 6.30pm with pre-dinner drinks followed by a buffet dinner including beer, wine and soft drinks, plus entertainment. The event will give us a chance to reflect on what we have achieved over the past 30 […]

Heritage Tourism Workshop

WA Museum Boola Barlip

Join FACET for this half-day workshop to be held at the stunning new WA Museum Boola Bardip. Our Keynote Speaker, Nigel Oakey, Managing Director/CEO of the Dome Cafe Group, will share his amazing story of adaptive reuse of heritage at the Premier Mill Hotel in Katanning and The Farmers' Home Hotel in Northam. A diverse […]

The Spirit of Trails

Collie Mineworkers Institute 75 Patterson St, collie

FACET's Spirit of Trails Conference will be held in Collie on 15 March 2021, with a pre-conference tour on Sunday 14 March.  We will have Keynote Speaker, Troy Rarick from Over the Edge Sports in Colorado, USA (via Zoom) and a packed program of local tourism and trails experts who will share their knowledge about […]

Swan Valley Wine and Culinary Tourism Symposium

Mandoon Estate, Swan Valley 10 Harris Rd, Caversham

Swan Valley Wine and Culinary Tourism Symposium - 21 April 2021at Mandoon Estate   If you are interested in wine, food and tourism and looking to refresh and develop new visitor experiences, with a focus on the Singapore market, FACET's upcoming conference on 21 April at Mandoon Estate is perfect for you.   The Hon […]

Connecting the Tourism Industry with Local Government Workshop

Department of Biodiversity, Main Conference Rooms 17 Dick Perry Avenue, Kensington

Assist local government Economic Development Officers understand tourism opportunities, make connections with key contacts & tourism centres This half-day workshop is designed to provide local government Economic Development Officers with an understanding of tourism opportunities, link them with key contacts and share case studies. Small businesses, visitor centres and anyone wanting an understanding of how […]