Interview on ABC Breakfast with Josh Szeps and Kathryn Robinson

Transcript, E&OE Topics: Funding for tourism operators affected by the bushfires. 19 January 2020   Kathryn Robinson: Well, at the height of Australia’s bushfire crisis our nation was dominating global headlines with the hashtag AustraliaBurns trending on Twitter. Some feel it’s damaged Australia’s brand as a desirable tourism destination. Josh Szeps: Today the Federal Government is announcing…

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Rebuilding Australian tourism

Joint media release The Hon Scott Morrison MP, Prime Minister Senator the Hon Simon Birmingham, Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment 19 January 2020   Tourism businesses and fire-affected communities around the country will receive much needed support from the Morrison Government’s National Bushfire Recovery Fund today through an initial $76 million tourism recovery package…

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New data highlights importance of tourism

Media release 17 January 2020 Australia’s tourism sector demonstrated strong growth in the year to September 2019, according to the latest International Visitor Survey and National Visitor Survey data, underscoring the importance of the tourism industry to Australia’s economy. Today’s release from Tourism Research Australia for the year ending September 2019 shows that Australians took…

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Australia’s free trade deal with Hong Kong commences

Joint media release Senator the Hon Simon Birmingham, Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment The Hon Mark Coulton MP, Minister for Regional Services, Decentralisation and Local Government, Assistant Trade and Investment Minister 17 January 2020   More opportunities for Australian businesses and farmers will commence today with the Australia-Hong Kong Free Trade Agreement entering into…

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