Viewing entries posted in October 2015
This week (Thursday 29th October) Ecotourism Australia, with the support of Mackay Tourism, held a workshop on Ecotourism Australia's Certification programs for tourism operators in the Mackay Region. The workshop was held in the Studio at one of Mackay's best kept secrets, luxury wildlife retreat, The Feathered Nest.
This years Board Elections have seen two new Directors elected to the Ecotourism Australia Board, each for a two year term. Ecotourism Australia is excited to welcome the newest members to the Board; Rob Pennicott of Pennicott Wilderness Journeys, and Wendy Hills of NSW Parks & Wildlife Service. While welcoming the new Directors, we bid a farewell and many thanks to Peter Gash of Lady Elliot Island Eco Resort, and Lizzie Corke of the Conservation Ecology Centre, who have both made an invaluable contribution to our organisation over the past two years.
Gregory Andrews, the Australian Threatened Species Commissioner recently opened Moonlit Sanctuary Wildlife Conservation Park's new wombat exhibit.
Austrade working in conjunction with the Asian Development Bank are holding a video conference next month and places are limited.