iDwala is the Community Sports Surface Specialist offering the highest quality designs and technical expertise to Councils, Schools and Sporting Clubs looking to create sporting…read more
Visit Victoria Board announced
The Victorian Government has announced that business leader Sir Rod Eddington will become the interim Chairman of the Visit Victoria board, while former Essendon Football Club Chairman Paul Little will be Deputy Chair.
Announced last year, Visit Victoria combines the functions of the former Tourism Victoria and the Victorian Major Events Company in one agency, designed to grow the State’s $21 billion tourism and events industry.
Announcing the board, Victorian Minister for Tourism and Major Events John Eren stated “the Visit Victoria board of directors is a selection of our leading business and industry figures and brightest minds.”
“We’re bringing the world’s experts under the one roof. One body with one clear plan. Visit Victoria will spearhead our plans to stay number one.”
Sir Rod is one of Australia’s leading businessmen and is the Non-Executive Chairman of J.P. Morgan and Member of the APEC Business Advisory Council.
The other board members are:
• Chris Barlow – Melbourne Convention Bureau, Chairman
• Peter Burnett AM – Australian Hotels Association, President
• Peter Crinis – Crown Resorts Hotels and Food and Beverage, Chief Operating Officer
• Louise Higgins – Nova Entertainment, Chief Operating Officer
• Helen Moran – Merlin Entertainments, Group Business Development and Ski Field Director
• Sara Quon – Beechworth Honey, Chief Executive
• Gerry Ryan OAM – Jayco founder, Global Creatures, Chairman
• Lyell Strambi – Australian Pacific Airports Limited, Chief Executive
• Wai Tang – Melbourne Festival, Director
• Janet Whiting AM –National Gallery of Victoria Council of Trustees, President.
An announcement on the appointee to the post of Visit Victoria Chief Executive is expected next month.
Image courtesy of Visit Victoria's 'Wander Victoria' campaign.
19th April 2016 - TOURING JURASSIC WORLD EXHIBITION SELLS 100,000 TICKETS IN FIRST MONTH
29th February 2016 - NEW MARKETING CAMPAIGN PROMOTES REGIONAL VICTORIA
27th November 2015 - GLOBAL SEARCH FOR NEW VISIT VICTORIA CHIEF EXECUTIVE
Asking a small favour
We hope that you value the news that we publish so while you're here can we ask for your support?
The news we publish at www.ausleisure.com.au is independent, credible (we hope) and free for you to access, with no pay walls and no annoying pop-up ads.
However, as an independent publisher, can we ask for you to support us by subscribing to the printed Australasian Leisure Management magazine - if you don't already do so.
Published bi-monthly since 1997, the printed Australasian Leisure Management differs from this website in that it publishes longer, in-depth and analytical features covering aquatics, attractions, entertainment, events, fitness, parks, recreation, sport, tourism and venues management.
Subscriptions cost just $90 a year.
Click here to subscribe.
The Complete Guide to Leisure Industry Products & Services.
TJS Services is a leading national facility services provider. We deliver quality cleaning, maintenance, construction and facility management services to over 1,500 sites Australia wide. Our…read more
We are the leading providers of kids fun multi-sports programs for Sport and Recreation Centres. Programs cover twelve common sports as well as Gross Motor Skill Development and suit children from as…read more
With its sleek good looks and easy-to-use yet powerful functionality, Envibe is the premium fitness club software for the Australasian leisure, recreation and fitness industry. We are the most…read more
About Priava's Technology - Priava is a cloud-based and centralised venue and event management system aimed at venues of all sizes. With its familiar and easy-to-use web interface, the…read more
Humanforce is a global provider of workforce management solutions for companies who need flexibility to manage complex workforces. Companies use Humanforce to manage everything from time and…read more
Otium Planning Group is a contemporary sport and leisure consultancy providing services in planning, facility development, management and funding for the sport, recreation and leisure industries…read more
Hydrocare Pool Services Pty Ltd offer 30 years of experience in aquatic industry features, products and water treatment. Hydrocare Pools has undertaken water treatment for aquatic centres and…read more
get listed with our suppliers directory
Get your business noticed in our targeted directory. Viewed by 10,000 industry professionals per week!