The Lake Kununurra Barramundi Fishery Economic Benefit Study was completed. It reported that provided Lake Kununurra could be successfully stocked with barramundi the expected benefits could be:
- Between 1,760 and 3,696 extra visitors to Kununurra per year;
- Direct economic benefits of between $2.1 million and $2.8 million annually;
- An extra 13 jobs for every $1 million of tourism expenditure; and,
- Indirect economic benefits of between $3.1 million and $5.6 million.