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Tourism and international education in regional Tasmania

Parliament of Australia < 1 mins read

The Trade Subcommittee of the Joint Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade will hold a public hearing today in Launceston for its inquiry into Australia’s tourism and international education sectors.

The Subcommittee will hear evidence from the international education sector, including universities and student representatives. The Subcommittee will also hear from regional tourism and businesses organisations, the aviation industry, tourism operators, and representatives from the State Government.

The Chair of the Trade Subcommittee, Senator Deborah O’Neill commented, ‘The Subcommittee is excited to learn how the education and tourism sectors in regional Tasmania were impacted and have recovered from COVID-19, and hear what opportunities witnesses have identified to further strengthen each sector’.

Further information about the inquiry and program (here), are available on the inquiry webpage.

Public hearings details

Launceston, Tasmania

Date: Wednesday, 1 May 2024
Venue: Rooms 4 & 5, Hotel Grand Chancellor Launceston, 29 Cameron St, Launceston, TAS
Time: 9:00am – 5:15pm (AEST)

Media inquiries

Madelaine Renshaw, Senior Adviser, Senator Deborah O’Neill (Senator for New South Wales; Chair, Trade Subcommittee)
Ph: 0431 680 929

For background information

Committee Secretariat
02 6277 2313
jscfadt@aph.gov.au

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