Business event fund delivers multi-million dollar boost to economy

Australia continues to be a highly sought after destination for lucrative businesses events, with the Liberal-National Government’s business events Bid Fund Program estimated to have already delivered a $187 million boost to the Australian economy. Australia’s position as a business events powerhouse comes as the Asia Pacific’s leading trade forum for the meetings and event…

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Joint doorstop interview with South Australian Minister for Energy and Mining Dan van Holst Pellekaan at ‘Hydrostor’ Adelaide Headquarters

E&OE TRANSCRIPT Topics: Advanced compressed air energy storage facility; renewable energy. Simon Birmingham: Thanks so much for coming along to the Terramin mine site here just outside Strathalbyn today. And it’s wonderful to be here with Dan van Holst Pellikaan, the South Australian Energy Minister, together with Adrian Pederick the state member for Hammond, and…

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Positioning Australia’s tourism industry for the future

Consultations are now open on Australia’s next national tourism strategy, with industry stakeholders encouraged to have their say on a draft report developed by the Beyond Tourism 2020 Steering Committee.   Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment Simon Birmingham urged stakeholders, from local and state governments to peak industry bodies and individual tourism operators to…

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