SA businesses short-changed in tourism voucher scheme

The Opposition has learned the Marshall Liberal Government has finally decided to adopt a tourism voucher scheme, but too many businesses are excluded, and the dollar value simply isn’t enough to give the sector the stimulus it desperately needs. Continue reading

Government must do more for small tourism businesses

Labor has called on the Marshall Liberal Government to expand its investment in tourism to ensure smaller businesses have access to financial help. Continue reading

Tourism industry survival plan needed

The desperate need for ongoing support for the tourism industry from the Marshall Liberal Government has been underlined by a new survey released this morning. Continue reading

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