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Bushfire recovery areas under the new WHM (462) visa announcement

March 16th, 2020 No Comments

Bushfire recovery work means work undertaken, including work undertaken on a volunteer basis, to assist with bushfire recovery efforts in an area mentioned including:  (a) construction, farming, or any other […]

Youth travel anticipating 30% decrease in business for 2020 – WYSE Travel Confederation survey

Findings from WYSE Travel Confederation’s COVID-19 business impact survey [1] indicate travel businesses are anticipating a 30% drop in business for this year. Based on this, the estimated decline in […]

Vale Peter Boundy (PB)

By now many of you would have learned of the sad and sudden passing of Peter Boundy, Director and owner of Cairns Dive Centre (CDC), Fitzroy Island Dive Centre and Boatel […]

BlazeAid needs more volunteers to help bushfire recovery, sees solution in paying backpackers

Grey nomads cannot do all the heavy lifting when it comes to rebuilding fences in bushfire-affected country; it is young backpackers who are needed to bolster the workforce. Key points: […]

Post COVID 19 offer from

It’s been a tough few months for the tourism market. With fires, floods and now the coronavirus, what’s next? Having been in the tourism market for 30 years as an […]