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$2m staff support important, says tourism lobby

By ERWIN CHLANDA Grants totalling $2m for recruiting hospitality staff have been welcomed by Tourism Central Australia CEO Danial Rochford but he says he’s having...

Cart before horse: Govt seeks visitors while staff critically short

By JULIUS DENNIS After a hectic Easter period, the shortage of skilled labour continues to wreak havoc in tourism operations across Central Australia and has...

Survey shows tourism staff crisis way greater than estimated

By JULIUS DENNIS A survey filled out by 110 hospitality businesses, 25% of the Hospitality NT membership, has found there are over 7000 workers needed...

Staff shortage has tourism ‘working on the edge’

By JULIUS DENNIS A lack of workers has reduced opportunities for two Alice Springs businesses to profit from the recent surge of tourists. Some doubt...

Tourism staff shortages at crisis level: Operators seek ‘melon money.’

By JULIUS DENNIS As the NT Government is providing three quarters of a million dollars to entice fruit pickers mostly to the Top End, tourism...

Lights on the ground a hit with the youngsters

By JULIUS DENNIS Perhaps the best way to judge the success of Parrtjima is the number of smiling children there. It was my first time at...

Grassroots attack on youth joblessness

By ERWIN CHLANDA Bobby Abbott and partner Mary Tupou (pictured) have gone from fencing contracting to running the kiosk at Ormiston Gorge and are now...

Tourism wants independent inquiry into crime

UPDATE March 19, 1pm Crime statistics released today show yet another massive increase in offences against person: In January, compared with the same month last...

Peter Severin was untiring in raising cattle, developing tourism

By ERWIN CHLANDA A man sharing his boundless energy between raising cattle and developing, from the ground up, tourism at Ayers Rock, has died aged...

Drive market hope for tourism industry

In the year ending September 2020 the tourism industry took a 52% hit, according to Tourism Central Australia CEO Danial Rochefort. Asked whether there had...
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