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Here, you will find a collection of videos on demand from our live virtual update and Q&A series on pertinent topics related to tourism and COVID-19.

These meetings are held under the Chatham House Rule, where-in participants are free to use the information received, but neither the identity nor the affiliation of the speaker(s), nor that of any other participant, may be revealed.

Keep an eye on our industry newsletter for more events. 


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16 July 2020 - Federal Tourism Update

Senator Birmingham discussed COVID-19 recovery and his priorities for the Australian tourism industry.

  • Senator the Hon Simon Birmingham, Federal Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment
  • Hon Lauren Moss, Minister for Tourism, Sport and Culture
  • Simon Westaway, Executive Director at Australian Tourism Industry Council

 

1 July 2020 - Territory Tourism Voucher - Channel 9 Coverage 

Coverage from Channel 9 Darwin at the Top End Travel and Information Centre for the launch of the Territory Tourism Voucher.

 


18 June 2020 - Packaging your product for the Territory Tourism Voucher stimulus 

This workshop was for businesses interested in participating in packages for the Territory Tourism Voucher stimulus. The session covers the value and appeal of packages to residents in this campaign and examples of packages that work well and what's involved for you from a pricing and technical setup point of view. For those interested in partnering with other tourism, retail or hospitality providers, we will share insights around what you need to think about.

 


11 June 2020 - Live Tourism Update with the Chief Minister and Minister for Tourism, Sport and Culture

In this session, we heard from Chief Minister Hon. Michael Gunner with the announcement for further support for the Territory tourism industry through the new $5.2 million Territory Tourism Voucher package. 


05 June 2020 - My Darwin Program

In this session, Joshua Sattler, General Manager Innovation Growth and Development Services covers the newly launched myDarwin digital platform, including how it works and how your business can get involved. This city-wide buy local campaign provides an incentive for customers to purchase goods and services with $40 worth of discounts daily, to steer their spending to retail, hospitality and tourism businesses.


26 May 2020 - Live Q&A - Health, Tourism and Events

In this session, we heard from special guest Dr Hugh Heggie, NT Chief Health Officer discussing the current health advice under the 'Roadmap to our new normal' and the 'Three Principles’. This was followed by an update on the Tourism Task Force with Michael Bridge, Time to be a Territorian campaign with Tony Quarmby and the events space with Tim Watsford.


19 May 2020 - Live Q&A - Tourism Australia

View an update for the Northern Territory with Michael Bridge Chair, Tourism NT and special guest Pip Harrison from Tourism Australia. In this session, Pip discusss details on national domestic marketing campaign activity with a Northern Territory focus.
The Hon. Lauren Moss passed on her apologies for our weekly update as they were unable to attend.


12 May 2020 - Live Q&A - Northern Territory Parks Update

Alongside our regular Tourism update, join special guests from Parks Australia and Parks NT. James Findlay will detail current activity and planned developments in Kakadu and Uluru-Kata Tjuta and Sally Egan will share an update on what's happening in and around parks across the Northern Territory. In this session, we will also discuss the current biosecurity zones. Find out what is happening within these designated areas, why they are important and what it means for the future of our parks.
The Hon. Lauren Moss and Andrew Hopper, A/CEO Tourism NT passed on their apologies for our weekly update as they were unable to attend.


05 May 2020 - Live Q&A - Tourism Update

Hear from The Hon. Lauren Moss – Minister for Tourism, Sport and Culture, Michael Bridge and Andrew Hopper from Tourism NT  in this association members only update. What the 'Roadmap to the new normal' means for Tourism and Hospitality and how your business will fit into the three stage roadmap. 
The Hon. Michael Gunner, Chief Minister for the Northern Territory passed on his apologies will be attendeing a National Cabinet Meeting.


28 April 2020 - Live Q&A - Tourism & Grants Update

Tourism: Hear from Michael Bridge and Andrew Hopper from Tourism NT for information pertaining to NT Parks reopening again for the long weekend.
The Hon. Lauren Moss passed on her apologies for our weekly update as she will be attending a Cabinet meeting.
Grants: Cathy White - Senior Executive Director, Department of Trade, Business and Innovation presented an overview of grants currently open and eligibility criteria, how to gather supporting documentation required and how these grants differ from JobKeeper. 
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 21 April 2020 - NT and Federal Tourism Update

Hear a Northern Territory Tourism update from The Hon. Lauren Moss, Minister for Tourism, Sport and Culture, Andrew Hopper, CEO Tourism NT.
Then listen to a National perspective with Senator Don Farrell, Federal Shadow Minister for Tourism, Simon Westaway of Australian Tourism Industry Council and Michael Johnson of Tourism Accommodation Australia.


14 April 2020 - COVID-19 JobKeeper Update & Hospitality Industry Award Discussion

This discussion was set up in association with Hospitality NT with guest speaker, Joanna Minchinton, QHA Employment Relations Manager. Focusing on JobKeeper payments and other recent changes to Modern Awards from COVID-19. JobKeeper Q&A Information Guide from Webinar


07 April 2020 - COVID-19 BECNT (Tourism Fast Track) Business Support

The Tourism Fast Track program addresses business survival, business revival and business growth. Tourism Fast Track is an intensive business support program established under the Territory Government’s $2 million Immediate Tourism Resilience Plan.

 


07 April 2020 - COVID-19 KPMG Business Support

The KPMG Business Support Program delivers immediate and targeted business support to tourism operators with two hours of dedicated, confidential support from qualified KPMG consultants. 


07 April 2020 - Health and Tourism Update

Update of current tourism situation and overview of what immediate assistance is available to the tourism industry.

  • Hon. Lauren Moss - Minister for Tourism, Sport and Culture 
  • Cecelia Gore - Senior Director Mental Health, Alcohol and Other Drugs Branch
  • Joshua Heath - A/Manager Enviromental Health | Public Health Unit | Top End Health Service

 


31 March 2020 - Ministerial Tourism Update

Update of current tourism situation and overview of what immediate assistance is available to the tourism industry.

  • Hon. Lauren Moss - Minister for Tourism, Sport and Culture 
  • Michael Bridge - Chair, Board of Tourism NT
  • Andrew Hopper - Acting CEO Department of Tourism, Sport and Culture


 

24 March 2020 - Ministerial Tourism Update

Update of current tourism situation and overview of what immediate assistance is available to the tourism industry.

  • Hon. Lauren Moss - Minister for Tourism, Sport and Culture 
  • Hon. Dale Wakefield - Minister for Renewables, Energy and Essential Services; Minister for Territory Families
  • Michael Bridge - Chair, Board of Tourism NT
  • Andrew Hopper - Acting CEO Department of Tourism, Sport and Culture

 


 

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