Oprah, Oprah: why wouldn’t you want to come and see this beautiful island of ours (pictured above), the perfect Rottnest Island just off Perth?
If you haven’t heard, Oprah Winfrey has just announced that she’s bringing 300 special audience members on a trip to Australia for the opening show of her final season – and so far she’s lined up to visit the east coast of Australia with places like Sydney, Melbourne and the Great Barrier Reef getting a stop.
These are all beautiful places, of course, and I may be a bit biased, but if Oprah wants to see the best of Australia she really needs to come to Perth as well. Unfortunately it seems that Tourism WA didn’t find out about Oprah’s plans until just 12 hours before they were revealed, but now they’re getting in on the act and there is even a petition to get Oprah to schedule a Perth visit. (Yes, I’ve signed it). As Tourism WA boss Kate Lamont said:
The concept of having Oprah here with her feet in the ocean at Rottnest is such an opportunity for WA.
So go sign the petition and then watch TV to see Oprah enjoy Perth more than any other part of Australia!