AFTA welcomes $1m support package for Tasmanian travel agents
Tasmanian agents, rejoice! Premier Peter Gutwein has put his superhero cape on and flown to the rescue.
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.
Tourism industry rescue package to be unveiled in “a matter of days”, says Treasurer
Josh Frydenberg says the travel industry won’t have to wait much longer to find out how the government plans to help out the bruised and battered sector.
Victoria unveils support package for small businesses smacked by ‘circuit breaker’ lockdown
Small businesses in the tourism and hospitality sectors that were hit hard by the state’s snap five-day lockdown have been handed a $143 million reprieve.
“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.
Australia’s small business ombudsman says travel agent support package is “a matter of urgency”
The calls for ScoMo to get off his backside and announce the lifeline agents so badly need have grown even louder and slightly terser.
AFTA chief says Prime Minister set to announce agent-specific support package
by Huntley Mitchell
Darren Rudd offered plenty of scoops to the Travel DAZE audience during his session yesterday. Here’s one of them – and it’s big!
AFTA and CLIA welcome WA government’s $3m support package for travel agents
While Western Australian agents are breathing a sigh of relief, those in other states and territories have no doubt turned green with envy over this new funding.
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