to the Professional Tour Guide Association of Australia (PTGAA), established in 1991 to represent Australian tour guides and tour managers.

The PTGAA provides the Tourism and Incentives industry with professionally trained, reliable and skilled tour guides and staff.

Our members are supported to develop and maintain an ongoing high standard of expertise through professional career development, mentoring, training modules, and networking opportunities.

The PTGAA is a founding member of the national peak industry body for all tour guide associations, Guiding Organisations Australia Inc. (GOA).We also enjoy a strong partner relationship with a number of Tourism associations and  Industry stakeholders.

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Invitation to the Melbourne Tourism Exchange

All PTGAA members are invited to the Melbourne Tourism Exchange .Learn about new attractions, tour operators, hotels, retailers and much more. This is a free event.

The PTGAA will again have a stand at this event.

This is a unique opportunity for you to engage with the industry partners, ask questions and learn more about their product.   

Don’t miss out on this yearly opportunity. Enjoy the new venue, entertainment, refreshments and the complimentary river cruise transfer from Federation Square.

 Date:     Tuesday 6 September

Time:     Various sessions from 10.30am to 4pm

Meet:     Munich Brauhaus, 45 South Wharf Promenade, South Wharf

RSVP:    via Destination Melbourne Friday 1 September.

Also,  can you please advise Bronwyn Wilson that you have registered for this event , artscape@ssc.net.au


Visitability Transport Forum

As the backbone of our tourism industry, transport networks create a safe and seamless way for visitors to get around and explore the city. Meet with key transport operators and be informed about the very latest news affecting Melbourne’s transport networks.

The forum will cover updates on:

+    Melbourne Metro Rail Project

+    Public Transport Victoria

+  Taxi services commission

+  Melbourne Bike Share

+   Melbourne Airport

+   Skybus operations

+   Transport options for those with accessibility needs

date             Monday 22 August

time             3pm–6pm

venue          Citadines on Bourke, Melbourne

cost             $60 inc GST

inclusions   Networking drinks and canapés