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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.
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.
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!
Following its induction into the SA Tourism Awards Hall of Fame last year, Yondah Beach House was named Australia's Best Deluxe Accommodation (for the second time!) at the 2016 Qantas Australian Tourism Awards in Darwin. Ecotourism Australia would like to acknowledge and congratulate the efforts of its owners, Michele Bain and Nick Cureton, for conducting their business in an environmentally responsible manner.
We would like to extend warm congratulations to Gang Gang Tours for achieving Nature Tourism Certification for three of their products: Customised Private Group Tour, the 6 Day/5 Night Altitude to Sea Level Tour and the 4 Day/3 Night Snowy Mountains Hydro Majestic Tour!
Whale Watch Western Australia is a family owned business running since 1985. They started in pearling on the remote Pilbara & Kimberly coastlines and recently became involved in Whale Watching & Eco Tourism ventures throughout Western Australia, having also been certified with the Australian Tourism Accreditation Program.
In a time when estimates are that one in three new small businesses in Australia fail in their first year of operation, two out of four by the end of the second year, and three out of four by the fifth-year certified ecotourism businesses seem to bucking the trend. A third of ecotourism Australia members have reached the milestone of at least ten years of continuous certification!
Congratulation to All Seasons Houseboats for achieving Nature Tourism certification for their vessel Ruby Luxury.