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Tourism Australia industry webinar series

Date Presenters  Link Additional Resources 
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
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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)
Video here Webinar slides - 6 November 2020

13 October 2020

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

Video here

Webinar slides - 13 October 2020
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
Video here Webinar slides - 11 September 2020
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
Video here Tourism Australia Domestic Market Update - 28 August 2020 
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
Video here 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 

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Tourism Australia Domestic Update – 31 July 2020
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
Video here 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
Video here 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
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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
Video here 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 
Video here  
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 
Video here 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
 Video here

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
Video here  
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 
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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 
Video here 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
Video here 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
 Video here  

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
Video here