South West tourism on the rise, but still lagging behind

By Amy McKie
Updated August 4 2015 - 6:54am, first published 6:52am
The Margaret River Drug Aware Surf Pro is one of the events to receive extra funding from the state government.

DESPITE continued growth of international visitors to the region, Your Margaret River Region chief executive officer Pip Close has called on the state government for more funding into tourism to stop WA from falling behind other states.