COVID-19 Consumer Travel Support Program

Travel Agents

Agents to receive $75.5 million in support as Tehan releases much needed funds

The federal government appears to be enjoying a slice of humble pie, after releasing funds it previously insisted were an “overestimation” that “would not be needed”.

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Travel Agents

“It’s about doing the right thing”: Penny Spencer joins calls for the release of $74 million in unallocated funds

It turns out one-third of the $258 million COVID-19 Consumer Travel Support Program is still sitting in federal government coffers, and these industry big wigs have a thing or two to say about that.

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Federal government provides boost for travel agents with multiple outlets

The government has dipped into its coffers to help agents be ready and raring for bookings once borders reopen.

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AFTA mobilises members to push for additional $130m of government support

The federation is once again rallying its troops for another round of lobbying, in the hope of securing another round of funding.

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AFTA membership renewals climb, as calls for more govt support continue

It appears agent confidence in the federation is high amid wretched industry conditions.

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“We need more support, and we need it now”: AFTA’s urgent warning to Austrade

Still waiting for Austrade to process your application for support? Well, here’s AFTA’s attempt at moving the needle.

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Austrade updates next round of travel agent support program

Wondering when round two payments are due to start appearing in bank accounts? All is revealed here.

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Here’s how much government grant money travel agents have been paid so far

Tourism Minister Dan Tehan has provided an update on just how much moolah has been paid out to travel agents as part of the government’s support package.

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Next round of travel agent support program opens

Grab all your supporting docs and a calculator and head to the Austrade website, because the government’s second funding round is now in play.

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REVEALED: All the details for round two of the government’s travel agent support program

An additional $130 million of government funding is up for grabs. Here’s how you can claim your share.

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Key details emerge about government’s additional $130m for travel agents

by Huntley Mitchell

Several key changes have been made to the second round of the COVID-19 Consumer Travel Support Program. Get up to speed right here.

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Tourism

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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