Tourism Industry Council Tasmania  |  Representation and Achievements


National Tourism Alliance (NTA)

The Tourism Industry Council Tasmania is a core member of the National Tourism Alliance (NTA) which was formed in 2001 to "establish unity within Australian tourism, through a single voice to Federal Government, stemming from a common and cohesive industry platform."

Tasmanian Heritage Council

Under the Historic Cultural Heritage Act 1995, TICT is entitled to nominate a representative of the Tasmanian tourism industry to the Tasmanian Heritage Council. TICT's current nominee is Ms Sarah Lebski.

Tasmanian Industry Group

TICT is one of seven leading Tasmanian industry associations and peak bodies which have together formed the Tasmanian Industry Group. The TIG is designed to coordinate agreed policy positions on key issues for Tasmanian business and industry, and to represent these positions to the senior levels of the government and the community. 

Tourism and Transport Forum (TTF)

The Tourism Industry Council Tasmania is a member of Australia’s peak industry group for the tourism, transport and infrastructure sectors; the Tourism and Transport Forum (TTF).  Working in consultation with its members, TTF engages with all levels of Government on a broad range of issues, including aviation, hotel investment, major events & retail, tourism, transport & infrastructure.

Tourism Tasmania

Under the Tourism Tasmania Act 1997, the TICT is entitled to nominate a Director to the Tourism Tasmania Board to represent the Tasmanian tourism industry. The TICT is the only industry peak organisation able to nominate a representative directly to the Tourism Tasmania Board. The TICT's current nominee to the Tourism Tasmania board is our Chairman, Simon Currant.


Relationship with Government

The foundation for the TICT's working relationship with the Government of the day is our Protocol Agreement. Under the Agreement the TICT has enjoyed a close working relationship with subsequent Governments in pursuing our common vision for the industry which is set down in the Tourism 21 strategic business plan. Tourism 21 provides the strategic direction and blue-print for action to improve the performance, competitiveness and structural efficiency of the tourism industry in Tasmania... more

Bass Strait Visitor Access Study

The TICT is proud to have facilitated what we believe will be seen historically as a major contribution to the long-term economic wellbeing of Tasmania... more


Among the major challenges facing the Tourism industry is the need to ensure that visitors leave Tasmania with impressions of an excellent experience so that they come back and tell others about what Tasmania has to offer... more

Education and Training

The TICT conducts various research projects to assess the stability and growth of the tourism industry. Research is done on either a quarterly or yearly basis and is often in conjunction with Tourism Tasmania... more

Tourism and Forestry Protocol

The Tourism and Forestry Protocol Agreement was signed between the Tourism Industry Council Tasmania, Forestry Tasmania, Forest Industries Association of Tasmania, and Private Forests Tasmania on the 19th September 2003... more