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Discover the Heart of Victoria Planner Launch

By Caolan | May 10, 2017

The ‘Discover the Heart of Victoria Planner’ was officially launched by Goulburn River Valley Tourism on Tuesday 9 May 2017 at the Annual Visitor Information Centre Volunteers Summit in Shepparton. The 68 page full colour Planner, is the fourth edition of the hugely popular guide to Goulburn River Valley and all that there is to…

Drive the Future of Goulburn River Valley Tourism

By Wendy Jones | April 12, 2017

Goulburn River Valley Tourism is on the hunt for an experienced tourism professional to take up the role as Executive Officer and drive the future of the organisation. The Board is looking for an enthusiastic and passionate leader who will embrace both the challenges and opportunities that the role brings.  It is anticipated that the…

News on Chair Appointment

By Wendy Jones | February 20, 2017

Since the announcement that Mr Frank Whitford would be joining Goulburn River Valley Tourism as the Independent Chair, due to some unforeseen circumstances Mr Whitford has reluctantly withdrawn his candidature. We thank Frank for his genuine interest in the role, support of Goulburn River Valley Tourism and passion for the region. Following on from this,…

New Chair Announced

By Wendy Jones | January 10, 2017

Goulburn River Valley Tourism has announced the appointment of Mr Frank Whitford as its new Independent Chair commencing on 1 February 2017. Mr Whitford has an outstanding background in management and marketing in the retail sector as well as extensive knowledge of agri-business and he is currently Deputy Chair of PrimeSafe – the meat, poultry…

Season’s Greetings

By Wendy Jones | December 21, 2016

On behalf of the Chair, Board & Team at Goulburn River Valley Tourism we wish you all the best for Christmas and the New Year. Whether you are welcoming friends and relatives to the region, visiting other parts of this wonderful state, or travelling further afield we sincerely hope that it is an enjoyable and…

Goulburn Regional Partnership

By Wendy Jones | December 7, 2016

My place in the Goulburn Regional Assembly to be held next Thursday night has just been confirmed. I am not sure whether to be ‘pleased’ (a great chance to contribute on behalf of the tourism industry), ‘concerned’ (will it be just another government talkfest?) or ‘disappointed’ (given the timing means I will miss one of…

2016 Victorian Tourism Awards

By Wendy Jones | November 29, 2016

The vision of the Victorian Tourism Awards program is to encourage, celebrate and help publicise business excellence in the industry.  The awards are a key tool to drive help business development in this wonderful industry of ours. That is why I was so pleased to join with nearly 1000 colleagues from across the state on…

Independent Chair

By Wendy Jones | October 5, 2016

GOULBURN RIVER VALLEY TOURISM SEEKS TO APPOINT NEW CHAIR   The Chair of Goulburn River Valley Tourism, Hon Fran Bailey, has recently announced her plan to step down as Chair of the region’s peak tourism organisation when her three year term ends in early 2017. In announcing her intention, Hon Fran Bailey said ‘It has…

Welcome to Our New Industry Website

By Wendy Jones | September 29, 2016

After some blood, sweat and even a few tears we are proud to launch our new industry website. Coming on the back of the launch of our new consumer site it has been a bit of a process but one that we hope you will agree has been well worth it. Our new site is easier…