Thank you to our Sponsors and supporters for helping to make this conference such a success!


Principal Partner for Conference

As the Victorian Government’s lead tourism agency, Tourism Victoria works to develop and realise the local and global market potential for Victoria’s tourism industry

Parks Victoria

Thank you Sponsors –

Parks Victoria is responsible for managing more than 4 million hectares, or about 17 per cent, of Victoria. Healthy Parks Healthy People is at the core of everything we do.  Parks and nature are an important part of improving and maintaining health, both for individuals and the community.  Parks Victoria has a clear role to play in connecting people and communities with parks.

Phillip Island Nature Parks Australia
Discover Your Wild Side!  Only 90 minutes from Melbourne, experience Victoria’s wildlife island featuring spectacular coastal scenery, charming heritage and an abundance of Australian wildlife. Visit the Penguin Parade, Koala Conservation Centre, Churchill Island Heritage Farm, experience a spectacular Wild Ocean EcoBoat Tour to Seal Rocks, or drop by the free Nobbies Centre.
Echidna Walkabout is a global award-winning Victorian tour operator showcasing native wildlife in-the-wild, including quality interpretation as well as unique wildlife research and conservation.

Aracauria Ecotours run a zoologist-designed 3-day overview of Australia’s wildlife and habitats, bird watching day tours and other tours  from Brisbane. They also engage in wildlife research and monitoring and habitat restoration.



Thank you also to all our supporters –

Rocklily Wombats produce lovely wildlife jewellery (which delegates of our workshop in Darwin 2013 will remember) and use their profits for wildlife care.   They are donating some items – thank you!

Business Events represents over 1,000 professional businesses in  tourism, meeting, incentive, exhibition and the travel industry.

Tourism Greater Geelong and The Bellarine is the Regional Tourism Organisation.   Their core role is to increase tourism yield for the region.


Mercure Geelong Function Centre is currently being refurbished and we will be the first conference in the fresh, newly updated venue.   The Mercure is being very supportive of the Wildlife Tourism Conference.

Bush Heritage Australia are helping us by providing some carry bags which they are not needing –  and they even have Koalas on them – most appropriate.  Thank you.
Hume City Council – thank you for lending us your copy of the amazing Volcano Dreaming 12 metre exhibition which is designed to draw attention to the precarious existence of one of the world’s most endangered ecosystems – right here in our region!
Enviro-Print Australia‘s main goal is to enhance public awareness of environmental conservation, cultural harmony, and the important work of Australian charities and they are providing us with some small notepads and a couple of special prizes. Thank you Enviro-Print!
New Land feature the conference in their printed and e-magazine in September.  New Land is a bilingual Chinese/English lifestyle magazine published in Australia to provide immigrants with an understanding of Australian culture, embracing the Australian lifestyle window, to help them adapt to the new environment as soon as possible.

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