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Federal government assembles expert panel to help drive tourism industry’s recovery

The government has channelled its inner Justice League to unite five tourism experts for a good old-fashioned brainstorm.

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All the details, all the reactions: Federal government’s $1.2bn tourism support package explained

After much anticipation, ScoMo and Josh have revealed how the government plans to fork out $1.2 billion to keep Australia’s tourism industry alive and kicking. Here’s everything you need to know.

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ScoMo called upon to handle federal tourism portfolio

Should Australia’s PM somewhat reprise his role as “Scotty from marketing”? The ATIC’s Simon Westaway certainly thinks so.

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August tourism data reveals regional Australia fared better than capital cities

This story contains plenty of stats for those of you who are data-hungry. It also contains some stern words from ATIC’s Simon Westaway.

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ATIC’s COVID Clean Program gets global tick of approval

It turns out that Simon Westaway and his team at the ATIC were right on the money with its COVID-safe program.

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Regional tourism receives $250 million cash injection

The government has given regional tourism operators a reason to jump for joy this morning, and caused two industry associations to give such an aggressive thumbs up that they are both now suffering from pulled muscles in their hands.

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WHM parliamentary inquiry urges government to develop ‘Have a Gap Year at Home’ campaign

Young Australians would be the targets of a new campaign to combat a shortage of backpacker workers in agriculture, according to a recommendation from an inquiry into the Working Holiday Maker program.

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“An absolute priority”: 10,000 tourism professionals the latest to petition for JobKeeper extension

by Christian Fleetwood

The voices of Australia’s tourism industry are getting louder ahead of the federal government’s economic update on Thursday.

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Australia’s inbound and domestic tourism spend falls by $6 billion

We’ve broken down Tourism Research Australia’s quarterly snapshot so that you don’t have to. And by “broken down”, we mean we skim read it and took a punt.

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Tourism industry embraces ‘COVID Clean’ program

It appears many Aussie tourism businesses are loading up on hand san and gaffer tape in a bid to become COVID-safe for customers and staff.

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ATIC and ATEC launch COVID-safe programs for SMEs

Two of Australia’s industry bodies have developed practical support for businesses during the coronavirus pandemic. However, that’s not to say they copied each other’s ideas.

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Industry bodies call on government support for “horror movie” impacts of COVID-19

Key industry bodies used the Australian Bureau of Statistics’ release of overseas arrival figures to call upon the government for support.

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