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Tourism game-changer to land at Perth Airport

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15.10.2019

Perth Airport is paving the way for Western Australia to have a tourism attraction of global significance, setting aside land to facilitate the development of the $510 million Australian Biome Project.

The Biome Project, which is proposed to comprise three large, high-tech dome structures showcasing the unique climates and environments of WA, is designed to reduce the need for tourists to travel long distances to experience its unique attractions.

As well as WA’s unique flora and fauna, the structures will also showcase indigenous culture, with Dreamtime creation stories, traditional lifestyles and Aboriginal art to become highlights of the development.

Perth Airport and the Biome Project team will sign a memorandum of understanding today, with the agreement setting aside 15 hectares of land in the airport precinct while a business case for the project is developed.

The project team initially pitched for the project to be built on the Burswood Peninsula, between Optus Stadium and Crown Towers.

Project spokesperson Adam Barnard said the airport site would provide several advantages, not the least of which would be a significant construction cost saving from the project’s original $650........

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