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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 tour guides and staff.

Our members are supported to develop and maintain 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 a strong partner relationship with a number of Tourism associations and  Industry stakeholders.

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Melbourne Open House weekend 30/31 July

A great opportunity to visit many iconic Melbourne buildings .More detail

http://www.openhousemelbourne.org

A feature is the Melbourne Town Hall and the Melbourne Town Hall Organ.

There will be recitals throughout the day on Sunday only.

Repertoire is incredibly diverse including Johann Sebastian Bach, Wagner, Gershwin, a variety of Australian music written for organ and a selection of television themes (Fawlty Towers, IMT, Neighbours) in celebration of the sixtieth anniversary of Australian television.

 

 

 

New Federal Minister for Tourism

The new appointment as Federal Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment is the Hon Steven Ciobo.

Mr Ciobo made the following comments in regard to his Tourism portfolio.

“I will be an unwavering advocate for the tourism industry around the Cabinet table. The Government will further improve Australia’s competitive advantage in tourism, building on our achievements of the past three years.

We will seek to capture a greater share of the Chinese market, including by designating 2017 as the Australia-China Year of Tourism.”

The opposition spokesman for Tourism is Mr Anthony Albanese.

The PTGAA through GOA will promote the role of Professional Guides as an important contributor to the Tourism industry.