WA’s regional towns are being revived by providing aquaculture seasonal work

Posted by AFN Staff Writers on 18th September 2019

The growing aquaculture industry in Western Australia is attracting tourism to small towns on the south coast of the state, by providing seasonal jobs.

The seaside communities of Bremer Bay and Augusta have been popular for providing aquaculture-related work for almost a decade. The state government is promising 30,000 new regional positions by 2023-2024.

Ocean Grown Abalone (OGA) has expanded, in just five years, from a handful of employees to the biggest employer in Augusta.

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