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From the General Manager


My regular newsletters are intended to keep you, as a SATIC member, more informed of what I'm doing, as General Manager of your industry body. The work I do is on your behalf, so I don't want this to be a one-way conversation. I invite your responses, direction, contributions and comments, please do so by making a comment at the end of each item.

Yours sincerely,

Shaun de Bruyn SATIC General ManagerShaun de Bruyn SATIC General Manager






General Manager

SATIC Tourism Barometer - June qtr 2016

26 July 2016

The SATIC Tourism Barometer activity and outlook indexes for the June quarter continue to be positive with most respondents reporting improved performance.

State Budget 2016-17 - What it means for Tourism Businesses

07 July 2016

Good news for tourism, with the State Budget extending the new tourism, marketing and major events fund for a further two years in the forward estimates.

For highlights on areas affecting tourism businesses, please read on.

SATIC Tourism Barometer - March qtr 2016

12 May 2016

The SATIC Tourism Barometer continued its positive run with the activity index and outlook index for the March 2016 quarter both well above the mid-point of 100 at 123 points each.

What the Federal Budget Means for Tourism Businesses

04 May 2016

Last night's Federal Budget focuses on the future while providing real help right now for more small and medium enterprises and its investment in tourism will help Australia to attract more international visitors and support jobs and growth in the sector.

SATIC Tourism Barometer - December qtr 2015

02 March 2016

The Business Activity index for the December quarter 2015 rose by 31%. The improved performance was attributed to a sense of rising consumer confidence, an increase in the number of interstate travellers, events including corporate events and the impact of the Riverbank precinct developments.

SATIC Tourism Barometer - September qtr 2015

04 November 2015
The Business Outlook index for the September 2015 quarter was up by 30 points (26%) – increasing from 114 to 144 – following the election of Malcolm Turnbull as Prime Minister in September.

Taxi and Chauffeur Vehicle Industry Review

02 October 2015

Taxis and chauffeur vehicles are an important part of the South Australian tourism industry, and are often the first experience of Adelaide for visitors and tourists. It is necessary for that sector of the industry to grow and thrive into the future

Nature Based Tourism Action Plan - For Public Comment

02 October 2015

Minister Hunter and Minister Bignell released South Australia’s Nature Based Tourism Draft Action Plan last weekend. It outlines ten actions for growing nature based tourism across the State, while supporting the ongoing conservation of our natural and cultural heritage.

Message from SATIC’s General Manager

21 September 2015

After two weeks as SATIC's General Manager, I am excited to be part of the team and have hit the ground running with some key priorities including increasing member benefits, membership growth and engagement with stakeholders.

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