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LAY WASTE TO LANDFILL: MT BARNEY LODGE RECYCLING FOR A CAUSE

17 August 2021 | 0 Comments

For many, landfill is a convenient and final waste management solution for materials that tend to hang around longer than we wish they would. But for some tourism operators, diverting waste from landfill was the only option for a sustainable future – and it meant getting creative. The waste series ‘Lay Waste to Landfill’ explores the outstanding innovations from our ECO certified operators who go above and beyond to turn their waste management systems into a force for good. 

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HAPPY MOTHER’S DAY FROM ECOTOURISM AUSTRALIA’S NEWEST (ANIMAL) ADDITIONS

6 May 2021 | 0 Comments

Happy Mother’s Day 2021! As always, this is a chance to reflect on and be thankful for the mothers who have helped us grow and become the people we are today. There are many mothers to celebrate this year, particularly those who have been busy raising their newborn calves, pups, and joeys at our Ecotourism Australia’s certified zoos and wildlife parks! Read on to see how these mums have been introducing their babies to the world.

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NORTH STAR HOLIDAY RESORT ACHIEVES ECO CERTIFICATION

29 March 2021 | 0 Comments

The Ecotourism Australia family extends a warm welcome to the North Star Holiday Resort who have recently achieved ECO Certification at the Ecotourism level.  This means the North Star is dedicated not only to offering prime accommodation but also leaving a minimal impact on the environment, offering captivating ways of learning to care for the environment, contributing to conservation and helping local communities. 

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SYDNEY HARBOUR ECOWALKS TOURS ACHIEVES ECO CERTIFICATION

23 March 2021 | 0 Comments

Ecotourism Australia is excited to welcome Sydney Harbour EcoWalks Tours to the community! We congratulate them on achieving the Ecotourism Certification, meaning their business will focus on tourism which leaves a minimal impact and teaches people about the environment, all whilst contributing to conservation and helping local communities.  

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WILD ADVENTURES MELBOURNE GAINS ADVANCED ECOTOURISM AND CLIMATE ACTION BUSINESS CERTIFICATIONS

9 February 2021 | 0 Comments

Congratulations to Wild Adventures Melbourne, or WAM, for entering Ecotourism Australia’s family with both the Advanced Ecotourism and the Climate Action Business certifications!

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MEDIA RELEASE | SIX BUSHFIRE REGIONS RECEIVE SUPPORT TO BUILD BACK BETTER

4 November 2020 | 0 Comments

Six additional bushfire-affected destinations will receive support to build back better and revitalise their local economies through nature-based tourism, thanks to a new partnership between Ecotourism Australia and WWF-Australia.

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WELCOME ONBOARD FRASER ISLAND BOAT CHARTERS

1 November 2020 | 0 Comments

Congratulations to our newest certified operator, Fraser Island Boat Charters, for achieving ECO Certification at the Ecotourism level for its Bareboating Yacht Hire, Skippered Charters and Big Woody Island Tours.

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ECOTOURISM AUSTRALIA'S REVISED COMPLIANCE MANAGEMENT POLICY

23 October 2020 | 0 Comments

Ecotourism Australia (EA) is always looking for opportunities to improve its certification programs. After moving its certification application online in 2019, Ecotourism Australia has looked at how to improve its auditing process for its ECO, Climate Action (CA) and Respecting Our Culture (ROC) Certification programs.

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NEW DIRECTORS ANNOUNCED FOR ECOTOURISM AUSTRALIA

21 October 2020 | 0 Comments

Ecotourism Australia’s members have elected two new directors and three returning directors to the Ecotourism Australia Board, as announced during yesterday’s Annual General Meeting (AGM) held in Brisbane and streamed nationally via videoconference.

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QUANDAMOOKA COAST ACHIEVES ECO AND ROC CERTIFICATION

20 October 2020 | 0 Comments

Congratulations to Quandamooka Coast for achieving ECO and ROC Certifications for its Yalingbila Whale Tours and Cultural Guided Land Based Walks. Quandamooka Coast is the tourism arm of QYAC (Quandamooka Yoolooburrabee Aboriginal Corporation) who also operate ECO certified Redlands Kayak Tours and ECO, ROC and Climate Action certified Minjerribah Camping.

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