Australian Tourism Exchange (ATE) 2012 - Eastern Module
(15 Jun 12 - 17 Jun 12)

Pre and post touring

Monkey Mia, Shark Bay World Heritage Area
Image courtesy of Tourism Western Australia

Western Australia (WA)
Tourism Western Australia invites ATE 2012 Buyer delegates to experience extraordinary as part of its ATE 2012 Familiarisation (famil) Program. Whether you’re looking for an outback adventure, an encounter with exotic marine life, an Indigenous experience with the world’s oldest living culture or to indulge in a smorgasbord of local flavours - Western Australia offers an extraordinary holiday experience for all travellers.

Registration for Tourism Western Australia’s extraordinary ATE 2012 Familiarisation Program is now closed.  Tourism WA has notified registered ATE 2012 Famil delegates of their assigned famils.  Final itineraries will be provided to registered ATE 2012 Famil delegates by Thursday 31 May 2012.

Day Tours 
Tourism Western Australia will be offering a selection of Pre and Post ATE 2012 Day Tours which will be available for booking after Tuesday 8 May 2012. For details and registration of Day Tours please click here.

If you have any queries regarding Tourism Western Australia’s ATE 2012 Familiarisation Program, please contact the ATE 2012 Familiarisation Team at

Other States of Australia

Tourism Victoria is pleased to offer international Buyers the opportunity to participate in a familiarisation pre or post ATE 2012. For assistance with ground arrangements, please email expressions of interest to:

Tricia Pierson 
Trade Marketing Coordinator Tourism Victoria 
Tel: +61 3 9653 9779


New South Wales (NSW)  
ATE 2012 Buyer delegates are invited to become involved in an exciting Buyer Familiarisation Program which has been developed by Destination New South Wales. This is your opportunity to experience some of New South Wales key tourism product first hand.

Buyer delegates visiting Sydney will enjoy the easy-going Australian lifestyle and experience the shopping, nightlife, fine dining, galleries and museums and the warm welcome, which has won Sydney the title of 'World's Friendliest City'.

Enjoy the big city buzz of Sydney, or step away to soak up the local flavours of the regions of New South Wales.  Laze on one of hundreds of endless white sandy beaches, explore one of the World Heritage National Parks, swim alongside dolphins, or take a Harley tour along the coast. Along the way you'll be amazed at what you find - fine food and wine trails, amazing landscapes and friendly locals.

New South Wales has it all and you're invited to experience this great and richly diverse State.   See Familiarisation Program for Buyers attending the Eastern Hemisphere ATE 2012.  

For more information about Sydney visit

Northern Territory
Tourism Northern Territory are offering three different famil programs Post ATE 2012.   For more information and expressions of interest please contact Joy Eggenhuizen at or call +61 8 8999 3811.


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