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Early Bird Announcement – Australian Indigenous Tourism Conference 2016

Early Bird Registrations for the conference are now open till 21st December 2015.  Get in early and plan your stay in the beautiful Geographe Region , Western Australia.  The Theme for 2016 is “Walking Together – Building Sustainable Futures”.

The Western Australian Indigenous Tourism Operators Council (WAITOC) will present AITC 2016 in Bunbury from March 9 – 11. The theme of the 2016 conference is Walking Together – Building Sustainable Futures. It will focus on four key areas of Aboriginal tourism: youth, environment, culture and the business of tourism, identifying success stories as well as new opportunities and trends.

AITC 2016 will explore our need to think outside the square and look at collaboration especially in the development, employment and training of our Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.  The conference will highlight the success stories as well as identifying new opportunities and trends.

The presenters

Mr Mark Olive aka the Black Olive

Outback Academy

“Koomal” is the traditional name of Wardandi man Josh Whiteland. Koomal is the Wardandi word for brushtail possum and the totem chosen for him by his Wardandi Elders. Josh was born in Busselton, Western Australia and grew up surrounded by family, culture and a deep understanding of connection to country.

Mr Josh Whiteland

Koomal Dreaming

Mark Olive, aka ‘The Black Olive’, has been a chef for over 25 years and has become a well know Australian celebrity with his charismatic style and creative approach to food, starring in his own television series ‘The Outback Cafe’ and a host of cooking, lifestyle and travel shows nationally and globally.

Standard Early Bird Registration $675.00
Standard Registration $750.00
WAITOC Member Early Bird $540.00
WAITOC Member Standard $600.00
Sole Trader & SME’s (1-5 employees) Early Bird $585.00
Sole Trader & SME’s (1-5 employees) Standard $650.00