New fund to turbo-charge indigenous tourism

Joint Release with Minister for Indigenous Affairs Nigel Scullion  The Morrison Government will turbo-charge Australia’s Indigenous tourism sector with the establishment of a new $40 million fund to encourage the development of new and expanding Indigenous owned and operated tourism enterprises. Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment Simon Birmingham said the Fund would build on…

Funding boost to celebrate 50 years of excellence at Sovereign Hill

Sovereign Hill, one of Australia’s most iconic tourist attractions, is set for a major makeover, with the Morrison Government providing $10.1 million to help enhance the outdoor museum’s exhibitions and facilities acknowledging its 50th anniversary next year. Federal Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment Simon Birmingham said the funding boost for Sovereign Hill would help…

Freycinet National Park to receive major facelift

Tasmania’s stunning Freycinet National Park is set for a facelift with a $7.2 million funding injection from the Liberal-National Government for tourism infrastructure upgrades.   Federal Minister for Tourism Simon Birmingham said the Freycinet National Park was a “must-see” attraction for domestic and international tourists, with three quarters of visitors to Tasmania’s East Coast region…