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INDUSTRY NEWS

Funding open for Rural and Regional Events in NSW

Event organisers are being encouraged to apply for grants under the NSW Government’s 2018 Flagship Event Fund, with expressions of interest now open.

The fund will offer successful applicants a one-off annual grant of $20,000 or a triennial grant of $27,500 per year for three years. Minister for Tourism and Major Events Adam Marshall said the beauty of local events is that they showcase rural and regional NSW at its best.

"Our communities have so many wonderful stories to tell and events not only help boost our local economies but take visitors on an incredible journey, whether it’s showcasing our fantastic producers, artists, craftspeople, sportspeople or musicians," Mr Marshall said.





“The NSW Government is committed to accelerating growth in this vitally important industry, and our $43 million investment to boosting the way rural and regional areas attract visitor’s cements our perseverance to ensuring our State remains number one.”

Expressions of Interest for the 2018 Flagship Event Fund are open until COB Friday 1 September 2017 and applicants whose expressions of interest sufficiently meet the criteria will be invited to submit a full application in October.

For further information on the 2018 Flagship Event Fund and to lodge an expression of interest visit Destination NSW



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INDUSTRY NEWS

Celebrity chef Kunal Kapur invites Indians on a culinary trip Down Under

More than 1.6 million people have tuned into Kunal Kapur’s seven-episode travelogue where he shares his recipe for a perfect Australian holiday.

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INDUSTRY NEWS

Visitor Arrivals still climbing

Short-term visitor arrivals during September 2017 (752,500 movements) increased 0.4% compared with August 2017 (749,700 movements). This followed monthly increases of 0.6% in July 2017 and 0.5% in August 2017.

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QLD Tourism Awards 2017

What an exciting night of celebration we had for #QTA17 proudly hosted by the Queensland Tourism Industry Council (QTIC) and presented by Queensland Airports Limited in partnership with Tourism and Events Queensland and Tourism Australia.

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INDUSTRY NEWS

New campaign with Qantas kicks off in Japan

Tourism Australia and Qantas have kicked off a new joint marketing campaign in Japan to promote the airline’s new service between Kansai (Osaka) and Sydney commencing on 14 December as well as their existing services between Tokyo and Brisbane, Melbourne and Sydney.

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INDUSTRY NEWS

ICC Sydney showcase

Tourism Australia has partnered with ICC Sydney to develop a new Virtual Reality showcase video giving international audiences a virtual tour through the venue.

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INDUSTRY NEWS

Australian golf courses in exclusive World top 100 list

Seven Australian Courses have this year been name in the exclusive World top 100 list by US Golf Magazine.

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CAREERS

QTIC Tourism Indigenous Employment Champions Network

The QTIC Tourism Indigenous Employment Champions Network, supported by The Star Entertainment Group, aims to support tourism employers to recruit and retain Indigenous employees. The Network is a group of volunteer tourism operators that have exhibited best practice in the recruitment and retention of Indigenous employment.

Together with the Champions, QTIC have developed a range of resources for tourism operators, presented at numerous industry conferences, facilitated industry forums, provided tourism industry career path information to Indigenous students and job seekers, and identified Indigenous employment placements within the industry.

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Chef Jock Zonfrillo shares Aboriginal inspirations in Brazil

One of Australia’s top chefs, Jock Zonfrillo of Adelaide’s Orana restaurant, shared his Aboriginal inspirations at a four-day food festival hosted by Brazil’s top food publication, Prazeres da Mesa.

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