House debates

Thursday, 5 June 2008


Photo of Steven CioboSteven Ciobo (Moncrieff, Liberal Party, Shadow Minister for Small Business, the Service Economy and Tourism) Share this | Hansard source

to move:

That the House:

condemns the Government for abandoning the tourism industry in a time of need;
notes the negative impact that the Government’s decision to reduce funding for Tourism Australia by $5.9 million in real terms will have on the tourism industry;
recognises that the Government’s $940 million of new tourism taxes will adversely affect the 483,000 Australians employed in the tourism industry; and
acknowledges, that in the new spirit of cooperative federalism, many State Labor Governments are following the example set by the Federal Government and reducing their support for the tourism industry.


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