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Backpackers working with BlazeAid create a bridge between varied cultures and fire-devastated farmer...

Playing Monopoly or building a volleyball court in a showground in a country town are not the images usually associated with international backpackers spending up to two years in Australia. [...] read more...

Temporary visa holders hit hard by coronavirus shutdowns turn to charities

There are concerns some temporary visa holders who’ve lost work in the Riverina area because of coronavirus shutdowns can’t afford basic necessities and are facing homelessness and destitution. The Red [...] read more...

Letter to Government from Adventure Tourism Victoria

The Federal Government has a critical responsibility to continue the JobKeeper program as it was originally announced on 30 March 2020. That’s why today Adventure Tourism Victoria ( ATV ), [...] read more...

New Leadership for YHA Australia

The Board of Directors is pleased to announce the election of Tracey Powell as Chair, and the commencement of Paul McGrath as the new CEO for YHA Australia. Tracey Powell [...] read more...

What has coronavirus done to the millennial version of the great Australian dream?

Locked out of a housing market that blew out beyond their means, young Australians have embraced a different way of living in recent years. If Australia can’t provide a house, [...] read more...

Backpacker survey results by Adventure Queensland

Please see below results (as well as attached) for Backpacker surveys that Adventure Queensland helped to facilitate for the Queensland Government’s Department of Innovation, Tourism Industry Development last week. Backpacker [...] read more...

Working Holiday Maker (WHM) program

​Latest news Bushfire recovery efforts to count as ‘specified work’ On 17 February 2020, th​e Government announced changes to the Working Holiday Maker (WHM) visa program to assist communities to [...] read more...

Pallets with Purpose: A Get Lost Travel Group Innovation

The Get Lost Travel Group have traded buses and passengers, for pallets and power tools, launching an inspirational diversification during the COVID-19 crisis.  Under normal circumstances, GLT employs 70 staff [...] read more...