Minister Ciobo marks 50 years of Australian tourism
Australia's Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment, the Hon Steven Ciobo MP, held a press briefing to mark 50 years since Australia was first promoted to the world as a place to visit.
Minister Ciobo noted that during the last 50 years the tourism industry has grown to be worth $120 billion and now employs almost one million Australians.
“Tourism has grown to become a major driver of the Australian economy. I congratulate Tourism Australia and tourism operators across the country for their outstanding contribution in promoting Australia as a must-see destination over the last 50 years,” he said.
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