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Mainland Australia is free of travel agent licensing

The WA Government has repealed the Travel Agents Act

[21 AUGUST 2014:] Late last night the Western Australian parliament repealed the Travel Agents Act 1985 removing the need for licensing for travel agents in Western Australia.

The Government Bill passed with bipartisan support of all parties and will now be presented to the Western Australian Governor for royal ascent. The Western Australian act agrees to the transitional arrangements as the Consumer Affairs Ministers agreed on 7 December, 2012.

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