Stakeholder Update | mid-June 2020


COVID-Safe Business Planning

The COVID Safe Business Planning page of the DNSW corporate website has been updated with the easy three step planning tool/process released by the NSW Government this week.
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Sunrise weather crosses LIVE in the region next week

Seven Network’s Sunrise weatherman Sam Mac will present the Sunrise weather cross from 5:30am to 9:00am:
  • Monday 15th June – Southern Highlands, The Bradman Centre
  • Tuesday 16th June – Kiama 
  • Wednesday 17th June – Mollymook
As part of COVID Recovery campaign; ‘Now’s The Time To Love NSW’, Destination NSW has partnered with local tourism bodies and operators with LIVE outside broadcasts showcasing our regional experiences.

Make sure you tune in!

Drive tourism – here they come

Earthcheck have produced a report on Drive Tourism and the COVID-19 recovery to inspire and stimulate discussion on how to make drive tourism work for destinations. The premise of this report stems from the closure of international borders and the expectation that people will initially start travelling to sites closer to home but that this will gradually extend to longer day trips, overnight stays and then extended breaks as the wider economy opens up.
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Rapid recovery for the NSW travel and tourism industries

The TAFE NSW Tourism and Experience Services SkillsPoint are working on a project to develop training that will assist the travel and tourism industries return to prosperity. 
TAFE would like to test your thinking. Please complete this TAFE NSW Rapid Recovery for Travel and Tourism Survey by Friday 19 June, 2020.
The results of the survey will inform the training response from TAFE NSW and enable them to direct resources where they will provide the greatest value to industry.

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Subscribe to DNSW’s Insights

Subscribe to Destination NSW’s must-read weekly newsletter Insights for the latest industry news, advice and updates on Government initiatives. 
Delivered each Friday, the newsletter includes helpful resources for tourism businesses such as guides from Destination NSW’s industry development program – NSW First, links to upcoming industry events, updates from NSW tourism operators, and information about Government grant programs.
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$2 million in grants for non-profits


The non-profit sector is experiencing the challenge of supporting Australians through a period of significant economic and social disruption as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.

The AMP Foundation is offering $2 million in grants to help Australian non-profit organisations build their capacity to support and strengthen communities.

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