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To the Professional Tour Guide Association of Australia (PTGAA).

– Are you a Tour Guide?

– Or are you looking for a Professional Tour Guide?

The PTGAA have represented and supported Tour Guides, Tour Managers, Site Guides and related occupations since 1991. We offer ongoing professional skills and career development opportunities which can be utilised Australia wide, as well as overseas.

PTGAAs high standards requires all new professional members to gain the highest benchmark for Guides: The Guide of Australia Accreditation (GOA). This quality requirement offers a circle of safety, to the wider Australian Tourism and Incentives industry, and adds great value and peace of mind when using the services of a PTGAA, Guide of Australia Accredited Guide.

Our sought after members are supported to develop and maintain an ongoing high standard of expertise through professional career exercises, mentoring, training modules, and networking opportunities.

To learn more about individual Tour Guides click Here.

The PTGAA is a founding member of the national peak industry body for Australian tour guide associations, Guiding Organisations Australia Inc. (GOA).

PTGAA also enjoy strong partner relationships with many tourism associations and other industry stakeholders including the most reputable training providers.

 

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Rediscover the Mornington Peninsula! – 8th May 2019

Session 1- Daytime – Free entry and famil – Limited to 40 PTGAA Members to:

The Moonlit Sanctuary, Jackalope Hotel/Winery/Spa, Arthur’s Seat  Eagle(inc. free Cable car ride!), The Enchanted Garden, St Andrew’s Beach Brewery  

Please find Details & go here to RSVP  – PTGAA Mornington Peninsula PD – Daytime Session – Rediscover the Mornington Peninsula as a Tourist Destination

Session 2 – Evening – Free Evening Bathing Session at The Peninsula Hot Springs- discover the newly revamped Hot Springs and enjoy an evening of bathing!

Please find Details & go here to RSVP – PTGAA Mornington Peninsula PD- Evening Session- Peninsula Hot Springs

 NB. PTGAA Photo ID cards are required at each Host site!!

MacRobertson the man, and his Great Chocolate Empire…..

FULLY BOOKED 

A walking tour with Isabel Simpson

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Melbourne City of Literature PD

Thursday 14th March, 2019

9.30 am START

Meeting place: Main Foyer of Wheeler Centre 176 Little Lonsdale Street, Melbourne

Host:  David Ryding – Director, City of Literature Office

In 2008, Melbourne joined the UNESCO Creative Cities Network when at the time it was designated the first and only City of Literature in Australia, and the second in the world!  David Ryding, Director – City of Literature, will be hosting members of the PTGAA at the Wheeler Centre offering insights to Melbourne’s’ literary history and current standing on the world stage, followed by a tour of the State Library, the oldest public library in Australia!

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