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Tourism Australia Board appointment (Ministerial)

3 Jul 2019

The Morrison Government is pleased to announce today, the appointment of Penny Fowler to the Tourism Australia Board of Directors.

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Australia targets new and emerging tourism markets (Ministerial)

19 Jun 2019

Record numbers of tourists from South and South East Asia are spearheading strong growth in new and emerging markets, according to the latest International Visitor Survey released today.

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Cultural tourism front and centre of new tourism partnership (Ministerial)

8 Apr 2019

High value international visitors seeking bespoke and premium tourism experiences will be the focus of a new partnership launched today between Tourism Australia and Australia’s most iconic arts and c ...

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Funding boost to lure more Chinese tour groups down under (Ministerial)

5 Feb 2019

The Liberal-National Government has today announced $11 million in funding to attract more Chinese tour group tourists to Australia.

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Funding for Kakadu a major win for tourism in the Top End (Ministerial)

14 Jan 2019

Kakadu National Park is set for a $216 million upgrade designed to lure more visitors to the iconic Australian landmark and drive more investment and jobs in the Territory.

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Aussie rules football to help lure more Chinese tourists to Australia (Ministerial)

5 Nov 2018

Tourism Australia will once again partner with the Australian Football League (AFL) when Shanghai plays host to a 2019 Toyota AFL premiership game.

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Tourist numbers continue to soar (Ministerial)

2 Nov 2018

Australia’s tourism industry continues to go from strength-to-strength with a record 8.4 million international travellers flocking to our shores over the last year.

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Trade, Tourism and Investment Ministers' Meeting (Ministerial)

13 Jun 2018

Today I will chair a meeting of Australia’s Trade and Investment Ministers and Tourism Ministers in Adelaide. We will discuss ways to further grow Australia’s exports, increase investment and attract ...

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Australia welcomes more than nine million tourists (Ministerial)

15 May 2018

Australia welcomed a record 9.02 million international visitors in the year ending March 2018, an increase of 7.7 per cent on the last 12 months, according to figures released by the Australian Bureau ...

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Investing in regional tourism (Ministerial)

10 May 2018

Investment opportunities in Australia’s regional tourism destinations are showcased in a suite of new marketing tools designed to drive investment in regional Australia.

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More Chinese tourists to Australia (Ministerial)

18 Apr 2018

China has overtaken New Zealand to become Australia's largest inbound visitor market for the first time.

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