WA travel agents now able to apply for their share of $16.8m support fund
With the WA government posting a whopping $5.6 billion surplus in FY21, we reckon Mark McGowan won’t even notice a few mill gone from his war chest.
“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.
CATO calls for clear roadmap for reopening of Australia’s international border
After contemplating the Federal Budget for a couple of days, Brett Jardine and the team at CATO have suggested a few amendments.
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.
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.
“We need to address the elephant in the room”: travel agent implores government to make ‘that announcement’
by Linda Forster
An Aussie agent has waxed poetic about the travel industry’s struggles in this impassioned plea for the government to stop turning a blind eye.
AFTA urges agents to complete ‘Travelsectorkeeper’ survey and Aussie Specialist Program
Are repeated efforts to highlight your business’ COVID-induced financial woes falling on deaf ears? Try this.
Government’s travel agent grants scheme comes under attack by scammers
by Huntley Mitchell
Have you been getting threatening calls or emails about your grant application? All is explained here.
AFTA continues to press govt for tailored support, as Frydenberg stands firm on JobKeeper
Staff at Parliament House’s café have already memorised Darren Rudd’s coffee order, as the AFTA boss spends another week down in Canberra.
“Couldn’t ask for a better outcome”: AFTA chief reacts to historic government rescue package for agents
Darren Rudd has almost run out of superlatives to describe the federal government’s $128 million boost to the sector.
Travel agents to be handed $128m federal government lifeline
It’s not quite the $250 million ask that AFTA was after, but it’s certainly better than nothing.
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