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Tourism WA secures five high-profile hockey events
Tourism WA has secured five high-profile hockey events - to be played at Perth Hockey Stadium at Curtin University and at some of the best hockey venues in Western Australia - and anticipated to attract a combined total of more than 4,500 out-of-state visitors and more than $11 million from 2022-2025.
Supported by Tourism WA, all of the events will be delivered by Hockey Australia with support from Hockey WA.
The competitions include the Australian Under 21 Championships (2022), the Australian Masters Men’s and Women’s Championships (2023), International Hockey Federation (FIH) Pro League (2024), Australian Under 13 Championships (2024) and the Australian Under 18 Championships (2025).
The FIH Pro League matches will feature Australia’s flagship men’s and women’s teams, the Kookaburras and Hockeyroos, taking on some of the world’s best international teams.
Tourism WA Acting Managing Director Derryn Belford said securing these mass participation events was an important part of securing an exciting events calendar for the future.
Belford notes “not only is some of the world’s top hockey talent set to come to WA as part of the FIH Pro League matches, together these five events are expected to attract thousands of visitors and more millions of dollars for the economy.
“This will be great news for businesses and also showcase our State and our sporting facilities to interstate and international audiences.”
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5th November 2018 - Work commences on pitch upgrade at Sydney Olympic Park Hockey Centre
29th June 2018 - Hockey Australia reveal Perth as fourth venue for FIH Pro League
12th October 2017 - FIH releases new hockey lighting standards
1st July 2021 - Tourism WA announces new Board chairperson and members
30th June 2020 - Tourism WA extends deadline for Business Survival Grant applications
5th February 2020 - Tourism WA supports industry impacted by coronavirus
1st September 2018 - Tourism WA backs Asia-Pacific’s biggest mountain bike event
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