Major Partners

Department of Jobs, Precincts and Regions

The Department of Jobs, Precincts and Regions brings together many of the main industries that drive economic development and job creation in Victoria. These include agriculture, the cultural and creative economy, employment programs, tourism, sport and major events, mining and resources, small business and trade and investment.

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RACV operates in motoring and other transport, accommodation and resorts, plus a range of insurances for the home, leisure and travel.

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Visit Victoria

Visit Victoria is the lead organisation for destination marketing of Melbourne and Victoria both in Australia and overseas.

Visit Victoria is the primary government body for tourism and events in the state of Victoria, Australia and is directly under the purview of the Minister for Tourism.

Visit Victoria’s mission is to build the visitor economy by encouraging increased visitation, dispersal, and spend while also setting policy of industry and infrastructure development.

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Corporate Partners

Adroit Insurance & Risk

Adroit is a market leader in the local insurance industry. Adroit provides expert personalised face-to-face services across Victoria with branches in Albury/Wodonga, Ballarat, Bendigo, Drouin, Geelong, Gippsland, Hawthorn, Maryborough, Traralgon and Torquay.

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City of Melbourne

Melbourne City Council is the local government body responsible for the city of Melbourne. Council performs many major functions and services ranging from arts and cultural programs and tourism, to urban planning, capital works and maintenance, recycling, and waste management.

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Department of Transport

The Department of Transport has a singular focus on tackling the big issues from improving bus services in growing suburbs to making it easier to walk and cycle places all while embracing new technology. The Department of Transport plans and operates transport in a way that matches customer need and population growth.

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Parks Victoria

Parks Victoria is responsible for managing a diverse portfolio of more than 4 million hectares including 3,000 land and marine parks and reserves that make up 18 per cent of Victoria’s landmass, 75 per cent of Victoria’s wetlands and 70 per cent of the coastline. Victoria’s parks are home to more than 4,300 native plants and around 1,000 native animal species.

Parks Victoria’s estate attracts more than 100 million visits every year and they are committed to providing accessible, sustainable destinations while protecting and enhancing environmental and cultural values.

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Prime Network

Prime reaches a potential audience of over 5.5 million people. PRIME’s viewing area covers regional northern and southern New South Wales, the Australian Capital Territory, Victoria, the Gold Coast area of south-eastern Queensland and all of regional Western Australia. PRIME has established itself as the leading television network in its broadcast markets. It makes a significant investment in local news programming and provides valuable community airtime and sponsorships to support and assist community endeavour.

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Victoria University

For more than 100 years, Victoria University has offered accessible education to students in Melbourne’s west and beyond. In recent years it has developed a strong reputation for its research and development as well as education and training with the tourism category as its focus.

Victoria University’s flexible approach to learning and teaching supports their vision and mission. Victoria University has built lasting ties and relationships across the tourism industry as its School for the Visitor Economy takes its place as a tourism, government and academia think tank of record.

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William Angliss Institute

William Angliss Institute is the specialist training provider for the food, tourism, hospitality, events and hotel management industries. It offers a range of courses within Australia and overseas. With around 23,000 students enrolling each year, William Angliss Institute offers a broad range of training and education programs including accredited traineeships and apprenticeships, certificates, diplomas, advanced diplomas, short courses, graduate certificates, bachelor’s and master’s degrees.

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Industry Partners

Australian Tourism Export Council

The Australian Tourism Export Council (ATEC) is a national body that connects and grows the commercial networks of members in the international tourism industry. ATEC actively promotes the value of inbound tourism to Australia's economy and strongly advocates for government to remove impediments to members' business growth and export opportunity.

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Australian Tourism Industry Council

Australian Tourism Industry Council (ATIC) is the national representative body for tourism. The role of ATIC is to provide leadership and industry representation through a national voice for tourism, and to manage national industry development programs.

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Business Events Victoria

Business Events Victoria is a growing, membership-based group that operates as a collective group of conference venues, accommodation providers, tour operators, local councils, regional tourism organisations and service providers. Business Events Victoria provides a coordinated and cooperative industry approach to the marketing and promotion of business events for regional Victoria.

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Young Tourism Network

The Young Tourism Network (YTN) is an active not-for-profit networking group for the Victorian tourism, travel, hospitality and events industry. YTN is led by a passionate team of young volunteers, facilitating connections and collaboration between members, students and industry professionals.

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