Communique: National Tourism Dialogue

Date posted: 
22 June 2011

 

A joint communique has been issued from a National Dialogue of key stakeholders in inclusive and accessible tourism held on Monday 20 June.  

Organisations involved included Australia For All Alliance Inc, Greatvenue, Simon Darcy PhD, UTS Business School, Disabled Motorists Association, Disability Information and Resource Centre, Nican, IDEAS, Travability and Leadership plus (formerly Inclusive Leisure Vic). Observers were also present from the Australian Government Department of Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs; Tourism Tasmania and the Disability Services Commission WA. The session was chaired by Annette Ellis, Nican's National Patron and former Shadow Minister for Disability and Carers.

Please also see the link below for the media release from Senator the Hon. Jan McLucas, Parliamentary Secretary for Disabilities and Carers:
Increasing access to tourism for people with a disability - Senator the Hon Jan McLucas