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An open letter

20 March 2020

From the Australian export tourism industry to Governments across Australia.

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ATEC ready to support tourism industry

12 March 2020

The Australian Tourism Export Council (ATEC) has today welcomed the Federal Government’s stimulus package of funding to address the impacts of the coronavirus on the Australian economy.

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Enews - March 2020

06 March 2020

This is truly a difficult time for our industry. On top of our tragic summer, we have seen our strongest market evaporate and now a dramatic downturn in international travel.

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Enews - November 2019

06 November 2019

14 days and counting till MP19! Introducing the breakouts and the latest updates from the Meeting Place desk...

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Enews - October 2019

01 October 2019

Next week the ATEC team will head to Parliament House for face to face meetings with more than 20 MPs and Senators including discussions Tourism Minister Simon Birmingham, Assistant Minister for Regional Tourism Jonathon Duniam, Immigration Minister David Coleman, and Chair of the Coalition Friends of Tourism Trent Zimmerman.

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Enews - September 2019

04 September 2019

Last week the Government released the first tourism forecasts since 2017 reinforcing a positive outlook for the industry. Despite some shifting sands and global economic disruptions, our industry will continue to make a strong contribution to the Australian economy in the coming decade.

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Enews - August 2019

07 August 2019

With our inbound industry closely watching the performance of major markets during the course of 2019, there are measures the federal government must urgently undertake to support our industry.

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