Welcome

To the Professional Tour Guide Association of Australia (PTGAA).

– Are you a Tour Guide?

– Or are you in need of a Professional Tour Guide?

The PTGAA have been representing, supporting, and providing ongoing professional skills and career development opportunities to  Tour Guides, Tour Managers, and Site Guides Australia wide since 1991.

PTGAAs high standards require all new professional members to gain the highest benchmark for Tour Guides: The Guide of Australia Accreditation. This value and quality requirement offers an added circle of safety, to the wider Australian Tourism and Incentives industry, when choosing a PTGAA Guide.

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

To find details of individual Tour Guides click Here.

The PTGAA is a founding member of the national peak industry body for Australian tour guide associations, Guiding Organisations Australia Inc. (GOA).

PTGAA also enjoy strong partner relationships with tourism associations and other industry stakeholders including reputable training providers.

 

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PTGAA Christmas Function

Tuesday 12th December

Pelican’s Landing

1 Syme St.

Williamstown

Drinks at bar prices from 5.00pm

Dinner (A La Carte Menu) from 6.30 pm

Travel by ferry from Southgate to Williamstown- Last ferries 3.30 or 4.30 -return by train or make own arrangements.

RSVP : office@ptgaa.org.au

 

PTGAA Learning Day

Creating Stories

Tuesday 14th November  9:30am – 3:30pm

Royal Historical Society of Victoria, 239 A’Beckett St.

This learning day will go to the very core of what it is to be a tour guide and will be invaluable to both experienced, new tour and prospective guides.

We have special guest presenters Shawn Callahan, Arnold Zable and Christine Worthington

Shawn is the founder of anecdote.com which is about crafting engaging and compelling narrative.

http://www.anecdote.com/

Arnold is a well- known lecturer, storyteller and author.

http://www.arnoldzable.com.au/about-the-author/

Christine in the collections manager at the Royal Historical Society

http://www.historyvictoria.org.au/collections

This will be a full-day workshop and the costs, including lunch and morning tea, are:

PTGAA members $50 Non-members $60

To guarantee your place please make your payment either directly into the PTGAA bank account (BSB 033 086 A/c 152 048) or by credit card (email your card number, expiry date, CVV). Please, if transferring into the bank account, clearly identify your deposit with your surname and LD (for Learning Day).

RSVP here