SA Tourism Voucher would kickstart our local industry

Labor is calling for the State Government to offer a $200 SA Tourism Voucher to encourage South Australians to holiday here and help kickstart the local tourism industry. Continue reading

Liberal Government must provide Adelaide 500 certainty

The Marshall Liberal Government must provide certainty of the long-term future of Superloop Adelaide 500, after The Bend was yesterday stripped of an important 2020 Supercar race. Continue reading

"In Conversation" with TiCSA members

Speech notes for webinar to approx. 100 Tourism Industry Council of South Australia (TiCSA) members. Continue reading

Tourism and Hospitality Industry

Speech in Parliament of South Australia regarding the the effects of COVID-19 to the tourism and hospitality industries. Continue reading

Bus and coach operators call for a pathway to recovery

Bus and coach operators are calling for the State Government to deliver a comprehensive plan to help South Australia’s tourism industry recover from the coronavirus pandemic.  Continue reading

More than 1,000 SA workers ineligble for JobKeeper

More than 1,000 South Australian hospitality workers at venues such as the Adelaide Festival Centre, Adelaide Convention Centre, Coopers Stadium and Adelaide Entertainment Centre are ineligible for the Federal Government’s JobKeeper payment and now face a gravely uncertain future. Continue reading

Tourism support a start, but more needed

Labor welcomes the new tourism industry measures announced today by the State Government, but more needs to be done. Continue reading

Urgent rescue package for SA’s hospitality & tourism industry

Labor is constructively calling on the Marshall Liberal Government to follow the lead of other states and urgently establish a $200 million support fund, as well as waive thousands of dollars’ worth of fees, charges and taxes to keep hospitality and tourism businesses alive and save thousands of jobs. Continue reading

Tourism operators fear future after #BookThemOut

Tourism operators are expressing concern about the Government’s tourism strategy after the current #BookThemOut campaign ends with many warning they have had a sharp fall in bookings into the rest of this year. Continue reading

SeaLink discount ending, time for government subsidy

Today is the final day people travelling to Kangaroo Island can buy SeaLink’s discounted ferry tickets, prompting the Opposition to call for a government subsidy to provide ongoing stimulus for the bushfire-affected area. Continue reading