Tourism WA sponsors a range of major sporting, arts, cultural and culinary events in WA for locals and visitors to enjoy.
Tourism WA are frequently approached by federations, authorities, corporations and individuals with requests for event funding. Following a formal proposal submission, Tourism WA assesses and undertakes due diligence on each event to determine whether it fits event funding criteria, annual budgets and strategy.
Funding proposals for major events are assessed on a case-by-case basis however they must be submitted at least 12 months prior to the date of the event. Event holders will be required to submit an event proposal addressing the Major Events Funding Criteria.
Events Risk management for event holders
All event holders who receive sponsorship through Tourism WA’s Events Division will be required to produce a risk management plan that complies with the latest Australian Standard for Risk Management AS/NZS ISO 31000:2009. Event holders will be required to provide verification from an independent risk management specialist that their plan meets the standard.
Resource for Events in Western Australia
The Resource for Events in Western Australia contains important information, contact details and advice for event holders.