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We are now offering FREE Ecojobs advertising for Ecotourism Australia certified operators and members! Our newsletter is received by more that 3,000 people who share your interest for ecotourism.

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INTERNSHIPS

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 and generally require a minimum of three days per week for a minimum duration of three months. To apply for an internship or volunteer placement, please send a cover letter and CV to our Operations Manager, Emily: emily@ecotourism.org.au.


 

Tourism & Visitor Services Manager, Kakadu National Park 

Parks Australia has a rare and exciting opportunity for an experienced and results-driven Tourism professional. Managing the Tourism & Visitor Services team at the iconic, World Heritage-listed Kakadu National Park, you will oversee and champion the development and implementation of a number of tourism projects.

A strategic thinker, you will work with the Park Manager, the park’s Traditional Owners, tour operators and other stakeholders, as well as the corporate team in Canberra, to develop new tourism products in the park, help drive tourism infrastructure projects, oversee the local area marketing activities and engage with the tourism industry to facilitate their business aspirations.

A strong network in the tourism industry - ideally in the Northern Territory - is important, and the ability to enhance the reputation of the park, as well as listen to key stakeholders, is essential.

You will be based in Kakadu, and manage a small team of tourism and marketing professionals who are passionate and knowledgeable about Kakadu. A reasonable amount of time will need to be spent in Darwin as well, engaging with the tourism industry.

 

Job link – Tourism and Visitor Services Manager, Kakadu National Park

 


Department of the Environment and Energy

Visitor and Community Engagement Coordinator-

Kakadu National Park

Do you want to be part of a vibrant educational team in the heart of Kakadu National Park?

Programs and activities occur in various locations across Kakadu’s 20,000sq km, and are designed to educate and inspire thousands of domestic and international visitors each year.

As part of Kakadu’s Tourism and Visitor Services team, you will assist the Interpretation Project Officer to develop and coordinate the long-running Seasonal Interpretive Ranger Program, visiting educational and special-interest/VIP groups, festivals, trade shows, tourism industry training and face-to-face interpretation and community events, as well as prepare and edit pre and post-visitor information, including park publications and interpretive materials.

The successful candidate will work together with Aboriginal Traditional Owners and park staff to ensure key messages on the Park's cultural and natural World Heritage values are being delivered effectively. You will assist in the broader implementation of the Kakadu Interpretation Strategy ensuring world class natural and cultural experiences and greater promotions of Kakadu as an amazing destination.

If you are a passionate communicator, who enjoys working co-operatively and flexibly within a small, committed team, with experience coordinating and supervising interpretive and/or educational programs to audiences from diverse cultural backgrounds, this is the positon for you.

People of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent are strongly encouraged to apply. This position is identified. An identified position is one in which part or all of the duties involve interaction with Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people including service delivery.

If you have any questions about this position, please contact Tracey.Diddams@environment.gov.au  08 8938 1107

 

Closing date: Friday 31 March 11:30pm 


For job description and to apply visit 
http://www.environment.gov.au/about-us/employment/current-vacancies




HOSTS/MANAGEMENT COUPLE

Cobbald


Cobbold Gorge Tours and Accomodation located in the Gulf Savannah is looking for a full time MANAGEMENT COUPLE. Must have country values, integrity, honesty, leadership and great work ethic.

To submit your application or for more information contact: marketing@cobboldgorge.com.au


 

Freycinet Eco Retreat - Tasmania  
Eco Accommodation and Venues – For Sale

This 490 hectare property has wrap around views of ocean, estuary, mountains, bays, lagoons, and islands and is surrounded on three sides by the Freycinet National Park, home to Wineglass Bay.

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There are eight modern and comfortable eco studios and two eco lodges as well as a restaurant building, camp site, staff accommodation and manager's residence. Each cabin has access to high speed broadband.

With a top ranking profile on Trip Advisor, there is also a Commercial Visitor Services licence to escort guests through the Freycinet National Park. The property also offers trails, wilderness and wildlife, and is eco certified to the advanced level. 

There is a large scope for further development potential in an area with growing demand but very limited supply options. Already showing a healthy return, this is a rare opportunity for a creative investor looking for something fulfilling both emotionally and financially.

Situated 190km from Hobart and 15 minutes’ drive from the start of the Wineglass Bay walk, Freycinet Eco Retreat is well positioned to benefit from the growing popularity of Tasmania, and in particular, this Tasmanian tourism icon.

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See more features of this property at: http://www.ecopropertyforsale.com.au               

See more about us at:  http://www.freycinet.com/ |Youtube | Instagram

Or, to discuss further please contact Virginia Cowie on Mobile: 0408 504414 or Email: info@ecopropertyforsale.com.au


  Saunders Gorge Sanctuary—Sanderston, South Australia
Eco Tourism Business Venture – For Sale

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Currently operating as an accredited ecotourism business, this 81 Hectare (200 acre) holding offers spectacular rugged scenery combined with modern facilities within a uniquely Australian Outback environment but within easy reach of the city. With a large licensed restaurant and four very comfortable eco cabins for overnight guests, this holding caters perfectly for camping businesses, education camps, retreats, bed and breakfast, corporate retreats, 4x4 enthusiasts, walking enthusiasts, local & international tourists.

Situated only 75km from Adelaide and 20 minutes drive from Mannum on the River Murray, Saunders Gorge Sanctuary rare attributes offers an exciting and  unique opportunity to meet the demands of the increasing tourism trade to South Australia.

124 SMB7739 Adelaide Hills

See more extraordinary features of this property at:

http://anguscampbell.harcourts.com.au/Property/631650/SMB7739/159B-Three-Chain-Road#sthash.4qbru8gf.dpuf

Take an in depth look at the property through our video on Youtube.

To discuss further contact Angus Campbell
Mobile: 0411 737 794
Email:  angus.campbell@harcourts.com.au
Harcourts Adelaide Hills RLA 158908


Lillydale Farmstay for Sale - Mt Barney, QLD

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Lilydale Farmstay covers 314 beautiful acres bordering the Logan River in the Scenic Rim Regional Council Area, close to Brisbane and the Gold Coast. This unique property is the only 4 ½ star rated and Advanced Ecotourism certified farmstay in Queensland - and is now for sale.

The farmstay and property feature:

  • One large and three smaller dams
  • A main homestead with two first floor bedrooms, an office, kitchen, dining and lounge room, bathroom, private sitting room and verandas back and front
  • Three ground floor studio ensuite guest rooms, an entertainment room and two storage rooms
  • A 20'x20' workshed and a 40'x40' hayshed
  • Cattle yards, a display shed, picnic area, stables, koala corridor, lillypilly maze, swimming pool, organic vegetable garden, farm animals and commercial Angus cattle
  • Advanced Ecotourism certification which is transferable

For expressions of interest please contact Pam:

0419 669466
www.lillydale.com.au

821 Upper Logan Road,
Mt Barney Qld 4287


Glasshouse Mountains Ecolodge, Queensland - Seeking qualified couple

Glasshouse Mountains Ecolodge is seeking to engage a suitably qualified couple to be responsible for the day to day running of the business.

The business is recognised as a premier eco accredited accommodation provider in the Sunshine Coast Hinterland. The business enjoys high occupancy from the domestic and international markets. The business operates in accordance with a strong emphasis on its eco friendly philosophy.

We are looking for a couple with a passion for customer service and experience in hospitality and accommodation as well as handyman or trade skills. Computer skills are essential.  The successful team will maintain and build the business with the support of the owner.

Applications via email only - keithmurray204@gmail.com


Fair Food Forager Ambassadors - Want to change the way the world eats?

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Across the globe, humans waste 40% of the all the food that is grown, and add the equivalent of a garbage truck full of plastic to our oceans every minute. Add to this, unsustainable fishing practices, excessive food miles and the mistreatment of animals and there is no doubt we need to change the way we eat.

Fair Food Forager is here to make life's smart food choices a lot easier. We find, list and share the most ethical and environmentally sustainable food options all over Australia.
But we need your help.

We want to enlist, enthusiastic, health conscious, environmentally aware foodies. To help us populate the website / app in order to assist anyone else searching for a low impact meal.


You do this by:

  • Shopping for food (as you would normally)
  • Eating out in your home town or while travelling (as you would normally)
  • Loading your discoveries directly to www.fairfoodforager.com
  • Taking photos and tagging us in your social media posts
  • Sharing your listings with your network
  • Sending images to us to share on social media (we will credit you)

We will:

  • Speak to the owners of your discovery, do an 'impact audit' on their business then provide them with a page on the website / app once we ascertain where their strengths lie
  • Share your images and stories with our social media friends (giving you credit)
  • Lead others to your favourite business by featuring them in newsletters etc
  • Feature you in a blog, newsletter or social post

It's just about living your life as you normally would, but thinking of helping others discover what you already know, and having fun while you do it.

If you're interested in finding out more, email us at hello@fairfoodforager.com
And help us change the way the world eats.
One meal at a time.