Territory Stories

Annual Report 2015-2016 Tourism NT



Annual Report 2015-2016 Tourism NT

Other title

Tabled Paper 185


Tabled papers for 13th Assembly 2016 - 2020; Tabled papers; ParliamentNT






Made available by the Legislative Assembly of the Northern Territory under Standing Order 240. Where copyright subsists with a third party it remains with the original owner and permission may be required to reuse the material.




Tabled papers

File type



1835-1387 (Online)



Copyright owner

See publication



Parent handle


Citation address


Page content

55Tourism NT Annual Report 2015-16 C H A I R Michael Bridge Michael was appointed Chair of the Board of Commissioners in November 2012. Michael was CEO of Airnorth for 19 years and remains a Director, having overseen the companys growth from a small charter company to Australias second oldest continuously operating airline brand. He has years of experience on boards including as chair; some examples inlcudethe Regional Aviation Association of Australia and the Aviation Industry Superannuation Trust. Meetings held: 5 Meetings attended: 5 C O M M I S S I O N E R Col Fuller Col has extensive experience as a CEO in the Northern Territory public sector, across all major infrastructure and businessoriented agencies. He has served on many ministerial and advisory boards in the NT and on a wide range of development orientated boards, including Palmerston Development Authority, Darwin Port Precinct Development Committee, the NT Business Consultative Council and the Northern Territory Tourism Council. Meetings held: 5 Meetings attended: 4 C O M M I S S I O N E R Michael Toomey Michael is the General Manager, Central Operations of the Royal Flying Doctor Service. He has developed the tourism, retail, fundraising and hospitality side of the business; including the construction of world-class tourist facilities in Alice Springs and Darwin and a co-branding partnership with RM Williams for a range of high-end merchandise. Meetings held: 5 Meetings attended: 5 C E O T O U R I S M N T Tony Mayell Appointed as CEO from December 2012, Tony has an inherent understanding of the Territory having previously been the Executive Director Regions for the Department of the Chief Minister in Alice Springs and CEO and Managing Director of the Northern Territory Tourist Commission in Darwin from 1996 to 2001. Tony has also worked for the Australian Tourist Commission in London, the AOT Group, Voyages Ayers Rock Resort and Tourism Tasmania. Meetings held: 5 Meetings attended: 5 C O M M I S S I O N E R Lyndel Gray Lyndel is the CEO of the Caravan, Camping and Touring Industry Association NSW and the Manufactured Housing Industry Association of NSW. She has been Head of Tourism NSW, was a member of Tourism Australias senior executive team responsible for the Western Hemisphere markets and spent 14 years in the USA responsible for the Americas. She is currently the Deputy President, Tourism Division of NSW Business Chamber. Meetings held: 5 Meetings attended: 5 C O M M I S S I O N E R Geoff Weeks Geoff Weeks was appointed General Manager of Halikos Hospitality in 2010, having previously worked at a number of prestigious properties around Australia. He has overseen the growth of their portfolio from 230 hotel rooms to over 1,100 rooms including serviced apartments, making Halikos the largest provider of accommodation in Darwin. Geoff is also a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors. Meetings held: 5 Meetings attended: 5 C O M M I S S I O N E R Mick Burns Mick developed Crocosaurus Cove and is the owner-opeator of Darwin Crocodile Farm. He has also owned and operated hotels in the NT since 1985 and was a board member of the Australian Hotels Association for over 10 years and President of its NT branch. He is also Chairman of the Tiwi Bombers football club. Meetings held: 5 Meetings attended: 5 C O M M I S S I O N E R Denis Pierce As Group Managing Director with inbound tour operator ATS Pacific (Australia, NZ and Fiji) Denis led the company through sustained revenue growth and into a public listing. He has over 40 years of global industry experience including being the current Chair of the Australian Tourism Export Council. He is a former board member of Tourism NSW and Tourism Tropical North Queensland. Meetings held: 5 Meetings attended: 5 C O M M I S S I O N E R Amanda Wood Amanda is a senior marketing and communications executive at the NSW Business Chamber with over 18 years experience across the tourism, financial services, education, health and business services industries. She has earned a reputation for building brands through innovative customer experience strategy and new technology. Having developed Australias leading youth careers program, Amanda is regarded as a thought leader in youth engagement strategies. Meetings held: 5 Meetings attended: 5

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are advised that this website may contain the names, voices and images of people who have died, as well as other culturally sensitive content. Please be aware that some collection items may use outdated phrases or words which reflect the attitude of the creator at the time, and are now considered offensive.

We use temporary cookies on this site to provide functionality.
By continuing to use this site without changing your settings, you consent to our use of cookies.