News and coming events




Wildlife Tourism Australia Workshop 25th November Perth

Informal workshop (members and nonmembers welcome) to discuss wildlife-realted aspects of tourism, especially innovative ways of providing quality wildlife experiences without increasing impacts on wildlife. The workshop will be held at Murdoch University just prior to the ITSA conference. Attendance is free, but please RSVP so we know how many to expect.
ITSA, Perth, Western Australia,  26-29 November 2014

International Tourism Studies Association Conference 

Many wildlife-related topics will be discussed, from Australian and Asian perspectives.

Download the flyer: ITSA_Flyer   (7Mb)

Also consider the possibility of sponsorship or a display: FINAL – ITSA_Prospectus-print (7.7mb)


Wildlife Week |O’Reilly’s Rainforest Retreat, Lamington National Park

January 19-23 2015
Join the likes of Dr. Ian Gynther, Senior Conservation Officer with the Threatened Species Branch of Queensland’s Department of Environment and Heritage Protection (EHP), for an exciting week of tracking, trapping and sneaking up on wildlife all in the name of conservation.

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Telephone:  +61 7 5502 4900 


Three-day Wildlife Tourism Workshop in Victoria Sept/Oct 2015

Stay tuned for details!  Wildlife Tourism  Australia will be conducting a three-day wildlife tourism workshop in Geelong with opening function in the evening of Tuesday 29th September, and the workshop itself running Wednesday to Friday 29th Sept to 2nd Oct.  It will follow the successful pattern of our previous workshops with presentations in the mornings and roundtable discussions in the afternoons.

We will soon be calling for abstracts and announcing the this and sub themes. It is not too early however to send us a no-obligation Expression of Interest in attending.


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