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We are now offering FREE advertising for positions vacant for Ecotourism Australia certified operators and members! Our newsletter is received by close to 4,000 subscribers who share your interest in ecotourism.

Contact us to book your space at eco@ecotourism.org.au or call 07 3256 6777


INTERNSHIPS WITH ECOTOURISM AUSTRALIA

Ecotourism Australia regularly offers internships and volunteer placements to interested candidates and students studying in the fields of tourism management, marketing, eco and sustainable tourism, and environmental science. Our internships and volunteer placements are unpaid, located in Brisbane QLD, and typically require a minimum of three days per week for a minimum duration of three months. Applications for periods of less that 12 weeks will not be considered. To apply for an internship or volunteer placement, please send a cover letter and CV, along with preferred dates for your placement, to Nadine Schramm at eco@ecotourism.org.au.


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CONSULTANCY SERVICES SOUGHT TO DEVELOP KAKADU TOURISM MASTER PLAN

Consultancy services are being sought to develop a 10-year Tourism Master Plan for Kakadu National Park. Internationally famous, World Heritage-listed Kakadu is an iconic tourism destination in the Northern Territory offering world-class natural and cultural experiences.

The plan will provide the strategic direction for opportunities to grow a tourism-based economy in Kakadu, and support Indigenous businesses and employment. The successful consultancy will work with the Director of National Parks, traditional owners Bininj/Munnguy and other stakeholders to broaden visitor experiences and set priorities for investment in visitor infrastructure consistent with the World Heritage values of the park.


Information about the tender can be found at AusTender.


Tenders close 2 PM ACT local time Friday, 31 May 2019.


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Project Manager - Wellington Park Visitation and Recreation Strategy (WPVRS), Tasmania

The Wellington Park Management Trust oversees management of Wellington Park, less than 30 minutes from central Hobart and which includes the pinnacle of kunanyi/ Mt Wellington – consistently in the top three visited attractions in Tasmania. The Trust has a vacancy for a suitably qualified/experienced person to prepare a Visitation and Recreation Strategy for Wellington Park. 

The position description and information on applying are available at https://www.wellingtonpark.org.au/important-notices/pmwrs-2019/.

Enquiries should be directed to the Trust Manager: axel.vonKrusenstierna@wellingtonpark.org.au - 03 6238 2176 or 0412 141 955.

Applications close 15 April 2019.


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FOR SALE

Barrington Outdoor Adventure Centre (BOAC), Gloucester, NSW

Operating in the pristine Barrington Tops region of NSW, this multifaceted adventure tourism business is 100% locally owned and has been guiding visitors and school groups in the region for over 30 years. Nobody knows this wilderness region better than the team at Barrington Outdoor Adventure Centre (BOAC) who bring a wealth of experience and unbeatable local knowledge of this beautiful and unique region. BOAC offers school groups, seasoned and weekend adventurers alike exceptional wilderness adventures through their canoeing, kayaking, mountain biking, abseiling tours and educational programs. Plus it also has an online and retail shop with a national customer base.

Download the investment profile for more information or contact Naomi Kilby - naomi@boac.com.au


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Ecotourism Internship - Govinda Valley Retreat Centre, NSW

We are looking for recent Eco Tourism Graduate or someone passionate about helping to establish an Eco Tourism Accredited property at our Yoga Retreat, South of Sydney.  

We provide onsite accommodation, food, activities such as Yoga, Meditation, Sacred Circles, Vedic Astrology, Ayurveda and Philosophy Workshops, Tours as well as training in Permaculture, Bush Tucker Trails, Conservation and Community Gardens.

Your role will be to assist the Projects & Events Coordinator and other passionate staff who are trained in Eco Tourism, Permaculture, Conservation, Land Management, Yoga and Ayurveda to work towards an Advanced Eco Accreditation. 

Your tasks will be to provide hands-on assistance with all facets of the Eco Tourism project, including business systems and development, marketing, gardening, composting, worm farming, recycling and a carbon reduction project.

A high standard of professionalism and ethical behaviour and a commitment to the organisation's values will be required.

For more information and to express your interest in this Volunteer Eco Tourism Internship position, pleases email wendy@govindavalley.com.au or call on 0412 614 684


Danie Boshoff

Experienced Ecotourism / Environmental Management Professional Seeking New Opportunities

Daniel (Danie) Boshoff holds a Bachelor degree in Ecotourism Management and a Master of Science degree in Environmental Management. He has 14 years' experience in eco and mass tourism and currently heads up the sustainability department at the well known Sun City Resort in South Africa which is ISO14001: 2015 certified. 

Background: Danie worked in the conservation industry for 4 years where he held the positions of farm foreman, wildlife rehabilitation centre manager and conservation manager. He changed his career path to environmental management in 2009 and started working at Sun City as environmental officer. He was promoted two years later to environmental manager and in 2015 took ownership of health and safety as well. He now manages an ISO 14001 certified system and has vast experience in EIA's, resource management, environmental law, fauna and flora management and training and awareness. He is also a waste management and recycling specialist. Along with these experiences, Danie has strong auditing skills, has conducted game drives in Kruger National Park and once raised an orphaned Aardvark. 

Danie and his family are in the process of relocating to Australia from South Africa and Danie would welcome the opportunity to talk with you about new opportunities. To find out more about Danie, check out his LinkedIn profile here or contact him via email on boshoffdv@gmail.com..


20-Year Experienced Tour Guide from Bhutan Seeking Work – Brisbane/SE QLD

Ugyen Yoesar is in Australia whilst his partner completes her Masters. As such, he is eligible to work in Australia (see work permit).

He comes with strong recommendations from long time industry people.

"I am Ugyen Yoesar, friend of Mr Bill Jones in France who is one of the Trip Leader of National Geographic Travel. My friend Bill discussed about me with your friend John Sutton . I am here in Brisbane with my wife who is pursuing her Masters Degree . In the meantime i am looking for a vacant post to fill up within your organisation . Since i am very passionate about working in the tourism industry ,i would be very grateful if you could give me an opportunity to be part of your organisation. I can contribute immensely for the growth of the company with my background.

For your kind reference, i have attached my CV. Looking forward to hearing from you soon."

If interested, please contact Ugyen directly (ugyenyoesar61@gmail.com)


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FOR SALE

Cape Cassini Wilderness Retreat, Kangaroo Island, South Australia

An Advanced Ecotourism certified business, the retreat is built on a withdrawn hectare of land from  the Heritage Agreement property known as Section 130 on the North Coast of Kangaroo Island, South Australia. The property also has a significant Carbon Credit potential and fossil search possibilities on the foreshore.

Section 130 is 176 Ha of diverse coastal land fronting on to 2.25 km of foreshore and spectacular cliff views and is roughly 40 km or 40 minutes drive from the main town on the island, Kingscote and the airport.

More details of this property can be seen on the following link and video:  www.realestate.com.au/property-house-sa-cassini-128275610