Professional Tour Guide Association of Australia

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

The Association is a foundation member of Guiding Organisations Australia Inc. (GOA) which is the National peak industry body for all Australian tour guides.

We also have a partner relationship with Tourism Victoria and other Industry stakeholders.

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

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


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Certificate 111 Course in Tour Guiding- Holmesglen Institute


Holmesglen Institute is planning to conduct a Certificate 111 in Tour Guiding from Monday 27th October to Thursday 18th December.

Certificate 111 is a Nationally recognized qualification for Tour Guides and is a preferred qualification for membership of the Professional Tour Guides Association of Australia (PTGAA).

The PTGAA is very supportive of Holmesglen in this initiative and highly recommends this course to existing guides who do not have a formal qualification or to any person who is looking at guiding as a career or new career choice.

The course will conducted from Monday to Thursday at the City Campus (adjacent to the Shrine)

More details of course WEBSITE TG COURSE INFO

or you can contact Holmesglen directly

or email Joy Vandoske  


PTGAA Christmas

With only 11 weeks until Christmas, PTGAA has organised some merriment to celebrate the coming festivities. Put Tuesday 2nd December in your diary now. For more informationChristmas Function 2014

RSVP to Bronwyn Wilson