Professional Tour Guide Association of Australia

The PTGAA was established in 1985 in Melbourne as a professional association representing tour guides and tour managers.

The Association is a founding member of the national peak industry body for all tour guides, Guiding Organisations Australia Inc. (GOA).

We also have a partner relationship with a variety of Tourism associations and other Industry stakeholders.

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.


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It’s all Happening at the National Trust too

The National Trust is opening its many and varied properties throughout November & December. All the old favorites – Como House & Ripponlea have great events happening … then there are a few obscure ones as well. Go and have a peak …

What’s on in ‘The Land of In Between’

There is so much happening in Melbourne over the next few weeks. Of course there is the Melbourne Cup on Tuesday which has a lot of people occupied. Go and see what else the City of Melbourne is doing … from Melbourne BioBlitz at the Knowledge Hub to Macau Fringe Sound and Light Show and all points in between. To find out more go to