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$40 million Indigenous tourism fund to assist recovery (Ministerial)

19 Feb 2021

The Morrison Government today announced new support for Indigenous tourism through comprehensive package of business support and grants under the $40 million Indigenous Tourism Fund.

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Tasmania’s Wineglass Bay gets $7.2 million tourist boost (Ministerial)

11 Feb 2021

Tasmania’s tourism industry will get a significant boost from a $7.2 million upgrade to facilities at the famous Wineglass Bay lookout funded by the Morrison Government, with a second lookout official ...

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Supporting the Whitsundays tourism industry (Ministerial)

9 Feb 2021

Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment Dan Tehan said today the Coalition Government was working with the tourism sector on a post-JobKeeper plan.

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Supporting the Cairns and Port Douglas tourism industry (Ministerial)

8 Feb 2021

The Morrison Government is consulting with Cairns and Port Douglas tourism operators to help ensure the long-term viability of the Far North Queensland tourism industry.

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Ad blitz to send Aussies packing (Ministerial)

31 Jan 2021

A week-long tourism advertising blitz launched today will drive Australians to book domestic holidays and give our tourism industry a much-needed boost.

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$30 million already paid to support travel agents (Ministerial)

22 Jan 2021

The Morrison Government is delivering emergency support to Australian travel agents, with more than $33 million in COVID-19 Consumer Travel Support Program payments already made.

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Working with the tourism industry to drive recovery (Ministerial)

29 Dec 2020

Australia’s health and economic success at managing COVID-19 means we are well-placed to recover and grow our domestic and international tourism sector.

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Reforms to the Export Market Development Grants scheme pass Parliament (Ministerial)

11 Dec 2020

The Parliament has today passed legislation that backs Australian businesses to grow their exports and create jobs through reforms to the Export Market Development Grants (EMDG) scheme.

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Recognising resilient Aussie exporters in 2020

11 Dec 2020

Australian exporters who adapted to the challenges of 2020 by embracing technology, developing new products and breaking into different markets are being recognised for their inspiring achievements.

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New push to urge young Kiwis to take a working holiday this summer (Ministerial)

10 Dec 2020

Young New Zealanders are being urged to take a working holiday in Australia this summer and enjoy opportunities in our agricultural, tourism and hospitality sectors, particularly those in regional are ...

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Australians urged to give the gift of travel this holiday period (Ministerial)

4 Dec 2020

Tourism Australia has today kicked-off a new campaign encouraging Australians to support our tourism industry and jobs this festive season by gifting a holiday or a travel experience.

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Appointment of new Austrade CEO (Ministerial)

30 Nov 2020

The Morrison Government is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr Xavier Simonet as the new Chief Executive Officer of Austrade, the Australian Trade and Investment Commission.

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Major bid to bring the Rugby World Cup Down Under (Ministerial)

31 Oct 2020

The Morrison Government is backing Australia’s efforts to bring the 2027 Rugby World Cup Down Under, with an $8.8 million funding injection to support our bid to host the event and provide a major eco ...

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New Board appointments to oversee Tourism Australia’s critical role in tourism recovery (Ministerial)

28 Oct 2020

The Morrison Government has today announced two new appointments and three reappointments to the Tourism Australia Board, to lead the organisation in its major role in tourism recovery by encouraging ...

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Songlines exhibition to join UK/Australia Season (Ministerial)

27 Oct 2020

The National Museum of Australia’s Songlines: Tracking the Seven Sisters exhibition will tour to The Box Plymouth in the United Kingdom in 2021.

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Australian mangoes ripe for export success (Ministerial)

22 Oct 2020

Millions of Australian mangoes will soon be on their way to key export markets around the world, thanks to support from the Liberal-National Government’s International Freight Assistance Mechanism (IF ...

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Australian industry to benefit from $900 million Attack Class work packages (Ministerial)

16 Oct 2020

Australian industry will benefit from hundreds of millions of dollars in work packages for the Morrison Government's Future Submarine Program, supporting hundreds of Australian jobs and creating new o ...

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Boosting trade and investment ties across the Pacific (Ministerial)

14 Oct 2020

Trade opportunities across the Pacific will be boosted with formal notification today that Cook Islands has ratified the Pacific Agreement on Closer Economic Relations Plus (PACER Plus).

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New campaign urges Aussies to back tourism industry and holiday beyond their own backyard (Ministerial)

13 Oct 2020

Aussies are being urged to plan and book a COVID-safe holiday in different parts of Australia as part of a new domestic tourism push aimed at providing a much-needed boost to our cities, tourism regio ...

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South Australian company wins Defence Innovation Hub contract (Ministerial)

12 Oct 2020

South Australian company Silentium Defence has been awarded a new contract with the Defence Innovation Hub to develop its space surveillance passive radar technology.

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