Professional Tour Guide Association of Australia

Welcome to the Professional Tour Guide Association of Australia (PTGAA), established in 1991 to represent Australian tour guides and tour managers.

The PTGAA provides the Tourism and Incentives industry with professionally trained, reliable and skilled staffing choices.

Our members are supported in developing and maintaining an ongoing high standard of expertise through professional career development, mentoring, training modules, and networking opportunities.

The PTGAA is a founding member of the national peak industry body for all tour guide associations, Guiding Organisations Australia Inc. (GOA).We also enjoy strong partner relationship with a number of Tourism associations and other Industry stakeholders.

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Tourism and Travel Summit




Tourism and Travel Summit will be held a Luna Park in Sydney on 18th and 19th of August.

The Tourism and Travel Summit is an event like no other – a unique opportunity that congregates an esteemed gathering of stakeholders in the tourism industry.

This is your guide to tourism and travel, a strategic event devoted entirely to the macro issues in the sector that is crafted exclusively for and delivered by key influencers in the industry.

 Hear the latest thinking on what the market conditions will be for Tourism
 Acquire actionable insights for your tourism business in a changed & consumer-led world
 Gain exposure to new strategic concepts, companies and thought-leaders from tourism
 Hear forward insight on consumer trends and travel imperatives
 Engage your entire industry in one place at one time
 Network in the ideal executive environment where CEOs talk to CEOs
 Balance working and learning in an a productive, executive environment
 Determine the season ahead in Tourism

For  more information, details of speakers and for bookings


National Trust Heritage Festival

From 18th April to 26th May 2015 the National Trust (Victoria) along with its branches, properties and expert committees, invites you to celebrate a fantastic month of events, talks, tours and activities commemorating how Conflict & Compassion has shaped our communities.

In 2015 Australia commemorates the Centenary of ANZAC. For many Australians, the battle of Gallipoli is inextricably linked with our national identity. But how else does conflict and compassion shape our nation?From the Frontier Wars to the centenary of World War I, the 2015 Conflict & Compassion Festival in Victoria will explore the human side of war, rebellion, sacrifice and endurance, and the extraordinary stories of courage and compassion that come from the horror of conflict and strife.

For more information