Category: Minister for Tourism and Major Events

CEO Appointed To Lead Victoria’s Visitor Economy

Victoria’s new premier tourism and events entity has welcomed the appointment of Peter Bingeman as the new CEO of Visit Victoria. Chair of Visit Victoria Sir Rod Eddington and Minister for Tourism and Major Events John Eren today announced Mr Bingeman would oversee the transition of Victoria’s biggest shake up of the visitor economy in […]

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Visit Victoria Board Announced

Minister for Tourism and Major Events John Eren today announced the board of Visit Victoria, the new entity charged with keeping Victoria number one for tourism and major events. Last year, the Andrews Labor Government announced Visit Victoria would bring Tourism Victoria and the Victorian Major Events Company under the one roof, to grow our […]

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Stars Head To Melbourne For The International Champions Cup

The eyes of the sporting world will be locked on Melbourne once more when Europe’s top football clubs take to the MCG for the International Champions Cup. Minister for Tourism and Major Events John Eren today joined legends of the competing clubs on the hallowed turf to launch the countdown to the July tournament, which […]

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Phillip Island Bikes Are Here To Stay

The Andrews Labor Government has secured the long-term future of our flagship motorsports events at Phillip Island. Minister for Tourism and Major Events John Eren today announced the Labor Government had locked away the Australian Motorcycle Grand Prix until 2026, and the Australian round of the FIM Superbike World Championship until 2027. The two events […]

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Demolition Works Begin At Rod Laver Arena

The Andrews Labor Government is getting on with the job of a major upgrade of Melbourne Park, to keep us number one for the big sport and entertainment events. Minister for Tourism and Major Events John Eren today visited the world-class precinct, where works on the second phase of a $700 million upgrade are under […]

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Pennicott Wilderness Journeys To Showcase The Best Of Everything In Wilsons Promontory

One of Australia’s leading tourism operators will open shop in Victoria, giving visitors to Wilsons Promontory a rare taste of Victoria’s great natural strengths. Minister for Tourism and Major Events John Eren today joined Pennicott Wilderness Journeys managing director Robert Pennicott on the shores where the unique cruises will soon depart, showcasing the best of […]

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$4 Million Commitment To Geelong Safe Harbour Project

The Andrews Labor Government is pledging $4 million towards Stage One of the Geelong Waterfront Safe Harbour Precinct. The Geelong Waterfront will be a significant asset to the region, boosting recreational and tourism activities for both the local community and visitors alike. The Safe Harbour initiative will bring economic and tourism benefits to Geelong, including […]

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Labor Government Bags Another Major Sporting Event

Australia’s men’s and women’s hockey stars will take on the world’s best when Victoria hosts another major event later this year. Minister for Tourism and Major Events John Eren today announced Victoria would host the latest meeting of the world’s premier hockey nations, the Hockey Australia International Tournament. The Andrews Labor Government has secured exclusive […]

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Labor Government Nabs The Global Nephrology Congress

More than 4,000 delegates will converge on Victoria when the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre hosts the 2019 World Congress of Nephrology. Minister for Tourism and Major Events John Eren today announced the Andrews Labor Government had secured the international conference, to take place at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre. The Congress will put […]

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Victoria Welcoming More International Visitors Than Ever Before

Victoria is outperforming key competitors around Australia and welcoming more international visitors than ever before, the latest International Visitor Survey results show. Minister for Tourism and Major Events John Eren said the data proves the Andrews Labor Government’s efforts to retain Victoria’s status as a world leader for tourism is working. Victoria recorded a 13.6 […]

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