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THINK CLEAN UP AUSTRALIA DAY IS A GREAT INITIATIVE? CHECK OUT THESE INNOVATORS.

28 February 2018 | 0 Comments

This week, people all around the country took part in Clean Up Australia Day activities. It’s a day that has become Australia’s biggest community-based environmental event, based on the vision of one “average Australian bloke”.  Ian Kiernan began the event after being a solo yachtsman and being shocked and appalled by the increasing amount of rubbish discarded in our precious oceans.  This motivated Ian to take a stand by organising Clean Up Sydney Harbour Day in 1989.  The event received a massive response from the public that one year later the event became nationwide with over 288,000 tonnes rubbish collected over the past 27 years. 

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MEDIA RELEASE: ECOTOURISM AUSTRALIA MEMBERS WIN 1 IN 4 AUSTRALIAN TOURISM AWARDS

27 February 2018 | 0 Comments

If Ecotourism Australia were a state, it would have come second in Friday night’s 2017 Qantas Australian Tourism Awards tally in Perth, proving that ecotourism is more than just a niche industry in Australia.

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MEDIA RELEASE: QLD TOURISM MINISTER ANNOUNCES TOWNSVILLE WILL HOST GLOBAL ECO CONFERENCE 2018

22 February 2018 | 0 Comments

 

Media Release

Minister for Innovation and Tourism Industry Development and Minister for the Commonwealth Games
The Honourable Kate Jones

 

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CONGRATULATIONS TO CAMEL TREKS AUSTRALIA, OUR NEWLY CERTIFIED OPERATOR!

21 February 2018 | 0 Comments

Congratulations to Camel Treks Australia for being awarded Ecotourism Certification and Climate Action Business Certification for their tours: “Camel Treks” and “Camel trekking School Camp”.

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NEWLY CERTIFIED OPERATOR: CONGRATULATIONS NATURE BOUND AUSTRALIA!

19 February 2018 | 0 Comments

Congratulations to Nature Bound Australia for being awarded Ecotourism Certification for their products:

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INTRODUCING VIDA LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTS AND PLANNERS: OUR NEWEST BUSINESS MEMBER

16 February 2018 | 0 Comments

VIDA Landscape Architects and Planners’ tagline is “designing for life” - and that’s exactly what this business is built upon. At the core of the company’s values is a recognition that land is a finite, non-renewable resource that needs to be developed with long-term goals in mind, not just short-sighted returns. That’s why VIDA visions, master plans and designs spaces that connect communities and nature – because, as they say, we can do this better.

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DAKINI HIDEAWAYS JOINS ECOTOURISM AUSTRALIA FAMILY

9 February 2018 | 0 Comments

Congratulations to Dakini Hideaways for being awarded Ecotourism certification for their product, Bill’s Boathouse II.

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WHY TRAVELLERS SHOULD ADD YOU TO THEIR BUCKET LIST

7 February 2018 | 0 Comments

You may have noticed we've been talking a lot about “bucket list” experiences lately.

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WHEN A GENERATIONAL LOVE OF NATURE BECOMES A CATALYST FOR CHANGE

31 January 2018 | 0 Comments

The Conservation Ecology Centre, a long-term Ecotourism Australia member situated in the Otways region of Australia’s iconic Great Ocean Road, received $2 million in federal government funding this month for its newest project, Wildlife Wonders. This project represents a significant investment in the future of the Otways, for residents, for tourists and for Australia’s native species.

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