Tour Guides Western Australia (Inc)

TGWA is the peak industry body for Tour Guides in Western Australia.

It is a not-for-profit organisation, formed in 1979 to promote the employment of qualified, professional Tour Guides in order to deliver quality, enriching and safe experiences for visitors to Western Australia.

Membership encompasses individual Tour Guides, small and large tourism operators, and volunteers.

Tour Guides WA is a member of:

  • Tourism Council of WA
  • FACET (Forum Advocating Cultural and Eco-Tourism)
  • Guiding Organisations Australia (GOA)
    – GOA represents the interests of Australian Tour Guides at national level
    (TGWA has a representative on the GOA Management Committee)
    – GOA is a member of the World Federation of Tourist Guides Associations (WFTGA)
    (WFTGA is an Affiliate Member of UNWTO and in Operational Relations with UNESCO. WFTGA have appointed 2 Area Representatives for Oceania – 1 from TGWA)
    (Oceania includes Australia, New Zealand and South Pacific Islands)

Read the International Code of Guiding Practice.