ANDERSON GETS IN EARLY WITH NEW TOURISM MINISTER
Tamworth MP Kevin Anderson has wasted no time contacting newly appointed Minister for Tourism Adam Marshall in a bid for the new Destination Network office to be located in Tamworth.
Mr Anderson said he intends to hit the ground running with the new Cabinet to ensure important projects are not delayed and our local voice remains clearly heard in Parliament.
“Tamworth is quite obviously the best choice to locate the base of the new Destination Country and Outback NSW office given the city’s long term proven track record in tourism management.
“Our region has the expertise, talent base and necessary professional networks to support this new organisation in its development stages so it makes sense that Destination NSW look to Tamworth to house the head office.
“The new Destination Network will come with three new positions; a General Manager, a Development Officer and Administration Support officer and the relationship between these positions and the Chair will be paramount in the organisations success, so placing the office anywhere but Tamworth would be creating unnecessary difficulties.
“The new Minister is very familiar with the tourism success of our region so I am confident he will see the benefits in locating the office right here in regional NSW’s tourism success story.
“We are just coming off the back of the largest festival in regional NSW, attracting over 50,000 visitors which only further highlights the reasons for locating the office in Tamworth.”
The recruitment process for operational staff for the new office will begin shortly as well as establishing the office and setting priorities for the coming year.
For more information on the Destination Networks visit www.destinationnsw.com.au/our-industry/destination-networks