ATEC is recognised as an authoritative, informed voice and has a strong influence with media, government and on industry and government advisory panels.

As a peak body, our members, the media, government, bureaucracy and other associated industries look to ATEC to provide informed, up to date and insightful commentary on the Australian tourism industry.

Our regular communications activity includes:
• Regular commentary across a range of local, national, international and trade media
• Providing industry advocacy on policy issues through a range of government, sector and industry advisory committees/working groups
• Regular engagement with federal and state/territory ministers and opposition spokespeople
• Regular communications with ATEC members with updates on events, research and insights, member benefits and education opportunities

ATEC has key advisory roles on a range of government and industry bodies including:
• Tourism Access Working Group
• Tourism & Visas Advisory Group
• ADS Advisory Panel
• Labour & Skills Roundtable
• Tourism Forecasting Committee