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THE ROC SERIES | CELEBRATE LOCAL CULTURE THROUGH DANCE

20 July 2018 | 0 Comments

The daily Aboriginal dance show is one of Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary's most well-attended shows, and for good reason.

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THE RISE AND FALL OF PLASTIC

17 July 2018 | 0 Comments

Less than 150 years ago, nothing was made of plastic.

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THE ROC SERIES | TOURISM ON AN ABORIGINAL SACRED SITE

17 July 2018 | 0 Comments

At Davidson's Arnhemland Safaris at Mt Borradaile, it feels like the local Aboriginal people left yesterday – their stories are clearly visible in tools, ceremonial grounds and rock art paintings, some of which are still being uncovered today.

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BECAUSE OF HER, WE CAN EXPERIENCE AUSTRALIA THROUGH ABORIGINAL EYES

12 July 2018 | 0 Comments

Professor Marcia Langton AM has long been at the forefront of Indigenous issues in Australia. As one of the nation’s most respected Indigenous academics, she is a frequent media commentator, speaking out passionately on issues such as Indigenous rights, justice and artistic expression. She is the first Associate Provost and Foundation Chair of Australian Indigenous Studies at the University of Melbourne, and in 1999 was one of five Indigenous leaders granted an audience with the Queen to discuss proposed changes to the Australian Constitution. Now, she’s the author of the first ever published travel guide to Indigenous Australia. Communications Manager Lina spoke to Professor Langton as part of Ecotourism Australia’s Respecting our Culture | Celebrating Diversity Through Ecotourism campaign.

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GREEN TRAVEL LEADERS SHOW COMMITMENT TO SUSTAINABILITY IS GOOD FOR BUSINESS

29 June 2018 | 0 Comments

As of 2018, one third of Ecotourism Australia’s certified operators are Green Travel Leaders, which means they have been certified for 10 years or longer.  It’s proof that being sustainable goes beyond just being ‘green’– it’s also about positioning yourself to excel in an increasingly saturated industry.

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TOURISM NOOSA: OUR NEWEST BUSINESS MEMBER

10 April 2018 | 0 Comments

Tourism Noosa is the official tourism organisation for the Noosa Council region on Queensland’s beautiful Sunshine Coast, covering Noosa Heads and Noosaville, Sunshine and Peregian Beaches and Tewantin; as well as the hinterland towns of Boreen Point, Cooroy, Pomona, Cooran and Kin.

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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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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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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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