Foreign Affairs and Trade
Tourism Australia is the Australian Government agency responsible for the promotion of Australia as a destination for leisure and business tourism, including for business events. Tourism Australia's marketing, trade and consumer research programs are focused on 17 key international markets with the greatest potential to deliver on the Tourism 2020 policy objective to increase overnight visitor expenditure to between $115 billion and $140 billion by 2020.

Further information

  • Type of Body

    R. Management Board

  • Established By / Under

    Act / Regulation

  • Established By/Under More info

    Tourism Australia Act 2004

  • Paid Members?

    Yes

  • Max No. of Board/Committee Members

    9

  • Annual Report Prepared and tabled?

    Yes

  • Classification

    X. Internal Management

  • Auditor

    ANAO

  • Function Categorization

    Executive Management

  • Creation Date

    1 July 2004

Current board appointments

Position Appointee Start Date End Date
Chair Mr. Bob East 1 August 2017 31 July 2020
Deputy Chair Ms. Anna Guillan 1 August 2017 31 July 2020
Member Member Mr. Bradley Woods 1 August 2017 31 July 2020
CEO/Executive Director/Managing Director Phillipa Harrison 12 September 2019 11 September 2024
Member Ms. Hayley Baillie 27 November 2018 26 November 2021
Member Mr. John Hart 27 November 2018 26 November 2021
Member Jeffrey Ellison 27 November 2018 26 November 2021
Member Mr. David Seargeant 1 August 2017 31 July 2020
Member Mrs. Penny Fowler 1 July 2019 30 June 2022
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