We are the united and independent voice of tourism in our region.

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Ballarat Regional Tourism

Ballarat Regional Tourism is a membership-based, not-for-profit organisation.

As the united and independent voice of tourism in our region, Ballarat Regional Tourism’s role is to help position Ballarat and our surrounding regions as a leading tourism destination by advocating on behalf of our industry members and facilitating industry recovery, strengthening and development to ensure exceptional visitor experiences

Why Become a Member

Why become a Ballarat Regional Tourism member?

ADVOCACY 
  • 300+ members, giving us a united and influential voice to lobby state and local government.
  • Working with Regional Tourism Boards across the State, ensuring our region contributes to the state-wide representation of the tourism industry.
  • We advocate on your behalf with the City of Ballarat and Department of Jobs, Precincts and Regions (DJPR)
  • Ballarat Regional Tourism represents our region as a member of the Victorian Tourism Industry Council (VTIC) and work collaboratively with Visit Victoria.
Industry Strengthening
  • Access to networking opportunities, professional development, staff training and industry forums.
  • Regular updates and insights from key industry associations through our e-newsletter.
  • Advice and assistance on Government grants and funds. 
  • Ballarat Regional Tourism are here to listen to your feedback and help find answers to your questions.

Board Members

Paul Martino - Deputy Chairman

Paul Martino

Chairman

Alicia Linley - Director

Alicia Linley

Deputy Chair

Thomas Elford - Treasurer

Thomas Elford

Treasurer

Ballarat Regional Tourism - Board Member

Dana Ronan

Director

Katrina Nitschke

Katrina Nitschke

Director

Tim Mathews - Director

Tim Matthews

Director

Andrew Hoffman - Director

Andrew Hoffman

Director

Tim Canny - Ballarat Regional Tourism

Tim Canny

Director

2021/22 Membership

Sturt St Ballarat

Friends of Tourism Member:

As a business that benefits from visitors in some way, you will enjoy:

  • Advocacy at a state and local level
  • Voting rights at annual general meeting
  • Eligible to nominate for the board
  • Regular Industry e-newsletters
  • Access to tourism insights, news, and trends
  • Insights on available funding and grant proposals

Friends of Tourism Member COST - $300+GST
'Waived until further notice'

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Executive Member:

  • One on One quarterly update with BRT Inc executive officer
  • Advocacy at a state and local level
  • Voting rights at annual general meeting
  • Eligible to nominate for the board
  • Regular Industry e-newsletters
  • Access to tourism insights, news, and trends
  • Invitation to join member Facebook group
  • Insights and assistance on available funding and grant proposals

Executive Member: COST - $770 INC GST 
'Waived until further notice'

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Mitchell Harris Vintage

Ballarat Regional Tourism Board as representatives of the visitor economy themselves acknowledge the hardship faced by industry in recent time. Membership for 2021-2022 is waived for all members.

However, should you be in the position to support the advocacy work of Ballarat Regional Tourism there is the opportunity to continue your paid membership at any time throughout the year.

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Ballarat Regional Tourism

Ballarat Regional Tourism is a membership-based, not-for-profit organisation.

As the united and independent voice of tourism in our region, Ballarat Regional Tourism’s role is to help position Ballarat and our surrounding regions as a leading tourism destination by advocating on behalf of our industry members and facilitating industry recovery, strengthening and development to ensure exceptional visitor experiences

Board Members Membership Visit Ballarat Visitor Economy Industry Hub Industry Content Hub