Aerial of Box Head and Broken Bay, Bouddi National Park, NSW © Destination NSW

Bouddi National Park, NSW © Destination NSW

Tourism Australia industry webinar series

Date Presenters  Link Additional Resources 

2 September 2022

  • Bede Fennell, EGM Corporate Affairs, Tourism Australia
  • Phillipa Harrison, Managing Director, Tourism Australia
  • John Fitzgerald, Chief Executive Officer, Tourism Tasmania
  • Alan Wallish, Managing Director and Founder, Passions of Paradise
  • Chris Allison, Regional General Manager, The Americas, Tourism Australia
Watch video Webinar slides  
22 July 2022
  • Bede Fennell, EGM Corporate Affairs, Tourism Australia
  • Minister for Trade and Tourism, and Special Minister of State, Senator the Hon Don Farrell 
  • Phillipa Harrison, Managing Director, Tourism Australia
  • Nadia O’Connell, Owner, Firescreek Botanical Winery
Watch video Webinar slides  
3 June 2022
  • Bede Fennell, EGM Corporate Affairs, Tourism Australia
  • Phillipa Harrison, Managing Director, Tourism Australia
  • Phil Lockyer, Head of Indigenous Affairs, Tourism Australia
  • Clarence Slockee, Director, Jiwah
  • Natalie Kidd, Chief People and Purpose Office, Intrepid
  • Nishant Kashikar, Country Manager, India, Tourism Australia
Watch video Webinar slides  
22 April 2022
  • Bede Fennell, EGM Corporate Affairs, Tourism Australia
  • Phillipa Harrison, Managing Director, Tourism Australia
  • Michael Willard, First Assistant Secretary, Immigration Programs Division, Immigration and Settlement Services Group, Department of Home Affairs.
  • Tara Howell, Founder, Blue Derby Pods Ride
  • Eva Seller, Regional General Manager, Continental Europe, Tourism Australia
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25 March 2022
  • Bede Fennell, EGM Corporate Affairs, Tourism Australia
  • Phillipa Harrison, Managing Director, Tourism Australia
  • Joel Katz, Managing Director CLIA, Australasia
  • Robin Mack, EGM, Commercial and Business Events, Tourism Australia
  • Dr Leo Jago OAM, Chair, Business Events Council of Australia
Watch video Webinar slides  
25 February 2022
  • Bede Fennell, EGM Corporate Affairs, Tourism Australia
  • Australia’s Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment, the Hon. Dan Tehan MP.
  • Phillipa Harrison, Managing Director, Tourism Australia
Watch video Webinar slides  
10 December 2021
  • Phillipa Harrison, Managing Director, Tourism Australia
  • Derek Baines, Country Manager, Japan, Tourism Australia
  • Chris Allison, Regional General Manager, Americas, Tourism Australia
  • Sally Cope, Regional General Manager, United Kingdom, Tourism Australia
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5 November 2021
  • Phillipa Harrison, Managing Director, Tourism Australia
  • Australia’s Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment, the Hon. Dan Tehan MP.
  • Brent Anderson, Regional General Manager, South & South-East Asia, Tourism Australia
  • Michael Issenberg, Chair of Tourism Australia 
Watch video Webinar slides  

8 October 2021

  • Phillipa Harrison, Managing Director, Tourism Australia
  • Susan Coghill, Chief Marketing Officer, Tourism Australia
  • Robin Mack, Executive General Manager, Commercial & Business Events Australia, Tourism Australia
  • Sally Cope, Regional General Manager, UK & Northern Europe, Tourism Australia
Watch video

Webinar slides

Gift of Travel toolkit

10 September 2021
  • Professor Michael Kidd AM, Deputy Chief Medical Officer, Department of Health
  • Phillipa Harrison, Managing Director, Tourism Australia
  • Stephanie Tully, Chief Customer Officer, Qantas
Watch video Webinar slides
13 August 2021
  • Phillipa Harrison, Managing Director, Tourism Australia
  • Australia’s Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment, the Hon. Dan Tehan MP.
  • Rachel Wiseman, Chief Executive Officer, NRMA Expeditions
Watch video Webinar slides
9 July 2021
  • Phillipa Harrison, Managing Director, Tourism Australia
  • Former Federal Minister for Tourism, the Hon. Martin Ferguson AM
  • Dwayne Bannon-Harrison, Founding Director, Ngaran Ngaran Culture Awareness
  • Melissa West, Tourism Operations Manager, wukalina Walk
  • Phil Lockyer, Head of Indigenous Affairs, Tourism Australia 
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4 June 2021
  • Phillipa Harrison, Managing Director, Tourism Australia
  • Phil Lockyer, Head of Indigenous Affairs, Tourism Australia
  • Kirstie Parker, Board of Reconciliation Australia and Director of Aboriginal Affairs and Reconciliation, Department of the Premier and Cabinet, South Australia 
Watch video Webinar slides
23 April 2021
  • Phillipa Harrison, Managing Director, Tourism Australia
  • Brent Anderson, Regional General Manager, South & South East Asia, Tourism Australia
  • Lau Hui Ling, General Manager, Brand and Marketing, Singapore Airlines 
Watch video  

12 March 2021

  • Phillipa Harrison, Managing Director, Tourism Australia
  • Simon Hickey, Chief Executive Officer, Western Sydney Airport
  • Deputy Chief Medical Officer, Doctor Nick Coatsworth
Watch video  
12 February 2021
  • Phillipa Harrison, Managing Director, Tourism Australia
  • Australia’s Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment, the Hon. Dan Tehan MP.
  • Susan Coghill, Chief Marketing Officer, Tourism Australia
Watch video Webinar slides
4 December 2020
  • Phillipa Harrison, Tourism Australia, Managing Director
  • Janine Duffy, co-founder and operator of Echidna Walkabout
  • Jan Hutton, Chief Executive Officer, Australian Tourism Data Warehouse
Watch video Webinar slides
6 November 2020
  • Phillipa Harrison, Managing Director, Tourism Australia
  • Mark Olive, Indigenous chef and entrepreneur
  • Andrew Smith, Chief Executive Officer, Worimi Local Aboriginal Land Council (including Sand Dune
  • Adventures)
Watch video Webinar slides

13 October 2020

  • Phillipa Harrison, Managing Director, Tourism Australia
  • Australia’s Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment, Senator the Hon. Simon Birmingham

Watch video

Webinar slides
11 September 2020
  • Phillipa Harrison, Managing Director, Tourism Australia
  • Leanne Coddington, Chief Executive Officer, Tourism and Events Queensland
  • Fiona Carruthers, Travel Editor, the Australian Financial Review
  • Anthony Hart, nationally recognised Mind Health advocate, author, speaker and R U OK? Community Ambassador
Watch video Webinar slides
28 August 2020
  • Phillipa Harrison, Managing Director, Tourism Australia
  • Paul Scurrah, Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director, Virgin Australia
  • Anna Guillan, industry expert and Board Director
  • Robin Mack, Executive General Manager, Commercial, Tourism Australia
  • Andrew Hutchinson, General Manager, Domestic & New Zealand, Tourism Australia
Watch video Tourism Australia Domestic Update
14 August 2020
  • Phillipa Harrison, Managing Director, Tourism Australia
  • John O'Sullivan, Chief Executive Officer of Experience Co.
  • Geoff Donaghy, Chief Executive Officer, International Convention Centre Sydney and Deputy Chair of the Business Events Council of Australia
  • Heather Cotching, Chief Economist, Austrade
Watch video Heather Cotching - Austrade
31 July 2020
  • Phillipa Harrison, Managing Director, Tourism Australia
  • Australia’s Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment, Senator the Hon. Simon Birmingham.
  • Rob Dougan, Executive General Manager, Strategy & Research, Tourism Australia
  • Susan Coghill, Chief Marketing Officer, Tourism Australia 

Watch video

Tourism Australia Domestic Update
17 July 2020
  • Phillipa Harrison, Managing Director, Tourism Australia
  • Michael Londregan, Managing Director Australia and New Zealand, Virtuoso
  • Michael Shoory, Senior Economist, Oxford Economics
  • Chris Savage, Business Growth Specialist and Chief Executive, the Savage Company
Watch video Chris Savage - The Savage Company
3 July 2020
  • Phillipa Harrison, Managing Director, Tourism Australia
  • Geoff Culbert, Chief Executive Officer, Sydney Airport
  • Quentin Long, Managing Director, Australian Traveller Media
  • James Thornton, Chief Executive Officer, Intrepid Group
Watch video Quentin Long - Australian Traveller
19 June 2020
  • Phillipa Harrison, Managing Director, Tourism Australia
  • Matt Cameron-Smith, Chief Executive Officer, AAT Kings Group
  • Penny Lion, Executive General Manager, Events, Tourism Australia
  • Sir Lynton Crosby, Chief Executive Officer, CT Group
Watch video

Penny Lion - The future of Business Events

Sir Lynton Crosby AO - CT Group

5 June 2020
  • Phillipa Harrison, Managing Director, Tourism Australia
  • Alan Joyce, Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director, Qantas Airways
  • Andy Lark, founder of Group Lark
Watch video Andy Lark – Taking the COVID out of travel
29 May 2020
  • Phillipa Harrison, Managing Director, Tourism Australia
  • Neville Power, Chair, National COVID-19 Coordination Commission
  • Senator Jonathon Duniam, Assistant Minister for Regional Tourism
  • Bradley Woods, Chief Executive Officer, Australian Hotels Association 
Watch video  
22 May 2020
  • Phillipa Harrison, Managing Director, Tourism Australia
  • Peter Harbison, Chairman Emeritus at CAPA – Centre for Aviation 
  • Simon McGrath, Chief Operating Officer, AccorHotels Pacific
  • Emma Sturgiss, Global Manager, Public Relations, Tourism Australia
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Peter Harbison - CAPA

Emma Sturgis - Global Public Relations

15 May 2020
  • Phillipa Harrison, Managing Director, Tourism Australia
  • Bob East, Chair of Tourism Australia and Experience Co
  • Eva Seller, Regional General Manager, Continental Europe
  • John Hart, Executive Chairman of Australian Chamber of Commerce – Tourism and Director on Tourism Australia’s Board 
Watch video Tourism Restart Taskforce - John Hart
8 May 2020
  • Phillipa Harrison, Managing Director, Tourism Australia
  • Susan Coghill, Chief Marketing Officer, Tourism Australia
  • Robin Mack, Executive General Manager, Commercial, Tourism Australia
  • James Luddington, Director, BDA Marketing Planning
 Watch video

Live from Aus presentation

BDA Marketing Planning

1 May 2020
  • Phillipa Harrison, Managing Director, Tourism Australia
  • Brent Anderson, Regional General Manager, South & South East Asia, Tourism Australia
  • Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment, Senator the Hon. Simon Birmingham
Watch video  
24 April 2020
  • Phillipa Harrison, Managing Director, Tourism Australia
  • Sally Cope, Regional General Manager, UK & Northern Europe, Tourism Australia
  • Rob Dougan, General Manager, Marketing Strategy, Tourism Australia
  • Adele Labine-Romain, Partner – National Travel, Hospitality and Services, Deloitte Access Economics 
Watch video

Tourism Insights - Deloitte

Tourism Australia's approach to coronavirus

17 April 2020

  • Dr Nick Coatsworth, Deputy Chief Medical Officer, Department of Health
  • Phillipa Harrison, Managing Director, Tourism Australia
  • Jane Whitehead, Regional General Manager, Americas, Tourism Australia
  • Susan Coghill, Chief Marketing Officer, Tourism Australia
  • Anita Godbeer, General Manager – PR, Social & Content, Tourism Australia 
Watch video Tourism Australia's social media response to coronavirus
9 April 2020
  • Lucy Brogden, Chair, National Mental Health Commission
  • Phillipa Harrison, Managing Director, Tourism Australia
  • Andrew Hogg, Regional General Manager, North Asia, Tourism Australia
  • Harinder Sidhu, Chair, Sectoral Support Taskforce at Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade
Watch video Mental Health Support

3 April 2020

  • The Hon. Scott Morrison MP, Prime Minister of Australia
  • Jenny Wilkinson, Deputy Secretary, Fiscal Group, The Treasury
  • Jeremy Hirschhorn, Second Commissioner, Compliance, Australian Taxation Office
  • Hank Jongen PSM, General Manager, Services Australia
  • Phillipa Harrison, Managing Director, Tourism Australia
Watch video  

27 March 2020

  • Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment, Senator the Hon. Simon Birmingham
  • Deputy Chief Medical Officer, Doctor Nick Coatsworth
  • Managing Director, Tourism Australia, Phillipa Harrison
Watch video