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Hot Topics – June 2013

25 /06/ 2013 Comments are Closed

Industry policy news in June has included the opening of expressions of interest for the Point Nepean Quarantine Station development and the commencement of consultation for the Shipwreck Coast Master Plan.

Point Nepean Quarantine Station – Expressions of interest sought

The Victorian Government is now calling for expressions of interest from those wanting to invest in the development of the historic Quarantine Station in the Point Nepean National Park. VTIC welcomed the release of the Point Nepean Master Plan earlier this year. For further information on the expression of interest process, visit the Department of Environment and Primary Industries website here.

Shipwreck Coast Master Plan

A new master plan for the Shipwreck Coast is being created by the Victorian Government, which will cover the area from Princetown to Boat Bay, including key attractions the Twelve Apostles and Loch Ard Gorge. Sustainable tourism is a key opportunity for the region and this will be further explored in the master plan, a joint project between Parks Victoria, the Corangamite and Moyne shires and Tourism Victoria. For further information, click here.

Small Business, Too Big To Ignore

The Small Business, Too Big To Ignore campaign provides a channel for the united voice of Australia’s small business owners and staff to be heard as we head towards a federal election. There are more than two million small businesses in Australia, employing more than seven million people. That’s more than 60 per cent of our workforce. Yet, for too many years, small business has been overtaxed, overregulated and overlooked by government.

This national campaign, being led by the Australian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ACCI) and the state chambers, including VECCI, will unite the many voices of small business and show politicians that, together, small business is too big to ignore. To find out more and register your interest for this important initiative, visit www.toobigtoignore.org.au.

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Events

february

28feb9:00 am3:00 pm2018 VTIC Visitor Economy Forum & Tourism Australia Industry Briefing9:00 am - 3:00 pm Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre

march

07mar5:30 pm7:30 pmVTIC 2018 Mixer Series - March Tourism Networking EventConnect and reconnect at our monthly mixers5:30 pm - 7:30 pm Novotel Melbourne St Kilda

15mar9:30 am5:30 pmTourism Australia's Destination Australia Conference 20189:30 am - 5:30 pm The Glasshouse

15mar5:45 pm7:30 pmVictorian Chamber presents: Business After Dark5:45 pm - 7:30 pm Roc's Bar

19mar9:00 am11:00 amDestination Melbourne presents: Tapping into Tourism9:00 am - 11:00 am Willis Room, Whitehorse Civic Centre

21mar10:30 am11:30 amVTIC Webinar Series: PR for Tourism Businesses - Telling your storiesImproving the world, one webinar at a time!10:30 am - 11:30 am

23mar7:45 am10:00 amVictorian Chamber presents: Grand Prix Breakfast7:45 am - 10:00 am Albert Park

april

04apr5:30 pm7:30 pmVTIC 2018 Mixer Series - April Tourism Networking EventConnect and reconnect at our monthly mixers5:30 pm - 7:30 pm Mercure Melbourne Treasury Gardens

18apr10:30 am11:30 amVTIC Webinar Series - Risk Management 101Improving the world, one webinar at a time!10:30 am - 11:30 am

may

02may5:30 pm7:30 pmVTIC 2018 Mixer Series - May Tourism Networking EventConnect and reconnect at our monthly mixers5:30 pm - 7:30 pm Mercure Melbourne Treasury Gardens

31may9:00 am5:00 pmDestination Melbourne presents: Melbourne LIVE9:00 am - 5:00 pm Arts Centre Melbourne - The Pavilion

july

30jul(jul 30)8:00 am31(jul 31)3:30 pmVictorian Tourism Conference 2018SAVE THE DATE8:00 am - 3:30 pm (31) RACV Cape Schanck Resort

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