Congratulations to Nomads Fraser Island Tours for achieving Ecotourism Certification!

29 May 2017 | 0 Comments

Nomads Fraser Island Tours has exciting and captivating 4WD tours on the largest sand island in the world, Fraser Island. These tours are 3 days and 2 nights or 2 days and 1 night, which are essentially guided tours of Fraser Island led by experienced, local guides that show the different aspects of the island whilst providing information on the cultural and natural history. You can cruise around 75 Mile Beach, which is the island's official road! Enjoy bush walks, refreshing swims at Eli Creek, Lake McKenzie, Lake Wabby and much more.

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Recognition of our Respecting Our Culture certified operators

24 May 2017 | 0 Comments

In the lead up to National Sorry Day 26th May and National Reconciliation Week 27th-3rd June, Ecotourism Australia would like to highlight our valued operators who hold Respecting Our Culture certification. Ecotourism Australia and our Respecting Our Culture (ROC) Certified operators recognise the integral relationship between our remarkable Australian landscapes and Indigenous peoples.

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Queensland Tourism Award Entrant Support Programs

22 May 2017 | 0 Comments

The Queensland Tourism Industry Council (QTIC) has recently announced their new and improved entrant support program and would love all operators to know about it and help entries into the awards.

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A warm welcome to our newest Business Member Deep Blue Digital

15 May 2017 | 0 Comments

A warm welcome to our newest Business Member Deep Blue Digital.

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Green Hospitality – Food Waste Management and Reducing Emissions in the Kitchen

12 May 2017 | 0 Comments

Sourcing environmentally friendly products and adopting sustainable supply chain practices can reduce your environmental impact and encourage environmentally friendly habits. Some of our Business Members have developed products and services designed to reduce costs, waste and carbon emissions – all from the comfort of the kitchen. We would like to take this opportunity to highlight a few of these initiatives aimed at contributing to a sustainable food system and demonstrating responsible environmental practices.

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Go Sea Kayak Byron Bay Achieves Respecting Our Culture Certification!

10 May 2017 | 0 Comments

Ecotourism Australia would like to congratulate Go Sea Kayak Byron Bay for achieving Respecting Our Culture (ROC) Certification!

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Moonlit Sanctuary Wildlife Conservation Parks Breeding Program- Orange-bellied Parrot

4 May 2017 | 0 Comments

We would like to acknowledge the efforts of Moonlit Sanctuary Wildlife Conservation Park, an Ecotourism Certified operator, in contributing to conservation breeding programs aimed at reintroducing endangered species into the wild.

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Funding available for Clean Energy Projects in Reef Catchment Area

28 April 2017 | 0 Comments

Financing options are available for clean energy projects in the Great Barrier Reef Catchment area through The Clean Energy Finance Corporation's (CEFC) Reef Funding Program. The $1 billion investment program makes finance options available for projects which support the delivery of the Government's Reef 2050 plan, with an aim to bring benefits to support the long-term health of the Great Barrier Reef.

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State Tourism Award Nominations Opening Across Australia

25 April 2017 | 0 Comments

It is that time of year again - nominations are opening for State Tourism Awards across the country!

If you’re nominating for awards this year, be sure to keep an eye on the key dates in your State and take advantage of any workshops and resources available to you. 

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Fun Over Fifty on a Mission to Go Green and take home Gold

24 April 2017 | 0 Comments

Fun Over Fifty are on a mission to Go Green and are encouraging others to do the same. With multiple sustainability initiatives underway, there’s no stopping their progress now!

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