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Tourism Brochure a hit in rural Victoria

Posted on: February 5th, 2019 by Mike Barrow No Comments

A group of young rural Australians aim to get people back to the bush with a family-friendly tourism brochure. Caroline Lee, Hindmarsh Shire Youth Councillor said, “Our aim is to [...] read more...

Labor’s rotten deal for farmers and Working Holiday Makers

Posted on: February 4th, 2019 by Mike Barrow No Comments

Australian farmers and our tourism industry will suffer at the hands of a Shorten Labor government who plan to back an ACTU bid to put new restrictions on working holiday [...] read more...

Backpacker industry responds to ACTU negativity on WHV

Posted on: January 22nd, 2019 by Mike Barrow 8 Comments

In response to the ACTU attempting to influence the Labour Party regarding the WHV, the backpacker industry has responded in a positive way. Backpacker Operators Association NSW (BOA) and Adventure [...] read more...

Serious threat to the WHV by the ACTU

Posted on: January 22nd, 2019 by Mike Barrow 2 Comments

Labor and the union movement has sparked a pre-election war with farmers over its plan to restrict access to working holiday maker visas. From The Daily Telegraph: The Australian Council [...] read more...

Australian Chamber of Commerce comes out swinging on behalf of the WHV

Posted on: January 22nd, 2019 by Mike Barrow No Comments

Australia’s peak body of tourism organisations, Australian Chamber-Tourism, is concerned by reports today that the Unions would be applying strong pressure on a possible Labor Government to wind back the [...] read more...