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Bunbury Geographe Region

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Taylor Hayward Mila Foundation

Taylor Hayward is a proud Noongar man who was born and raised in Collie. Taylor’s family ties link back through the Katanning, Broome Hill, Bremer Bay and Albany areas. After successfully completing a dual trade qualification via an apprenticeship, with the then BHP’s Worsley Alumina, Taylor has transitioned into studying a Bachelor of Engineering Science at the University of Western Australia. Taylor has worked in heavy industry in the Collie, Perth and North-West regions. Taylor is a qualified industrial electrician and instrumentation technician.

Currently Taylor co-designs and co-facilitates the Mila Youth Programs and Events. Taylor also co-facilities the Mila Foundation Cultural Immersion Programs.

Graham Harvey

Professional Speaker, Service Designer and Business Coach, Graham Harvey is the bestselling author of Seducing the Vigilante Customer: 101 winning strategies to attract and retain happy customers and healthy profits. He is recognised as one of Australasia’s foremost thought leaders on Service Design, Customer Experience and Relationship Marketing. Graham is a Certified Professional Speaker (CSP) with Professional Speakers Australia, placing him in the top 10% of the speaking profession in Australasia. He is currently WA State President of Professional Speakers Australia and in 1999 was awarded Western Australian Professional Speaker of the Year.

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The 8th national Australian Indigenous Tourism Conference (AITC) 2016
9 – 11 March 2016

Bunbury Regional Entertainment Centre
Bunbury, Western Australia

Tahn Donovan

WAITOC Chairman

“Since the inaugural event in 2004, the aim is to hold the conference in regions around Australia to showcase the diversity of Aboriginal culture in Australia and celebrate the achievements made in the tourism industry. Although the South West Geographe Margaret River region is known for gourmet food and wine experiences, it’s also rich in its cultural history and experiences”

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Australian Indigenous Tourism Conference 2016
“Walking Together – Building Sustainable Futures”
Youth | Environment | Culture |Business of Tourism

The 8th AITC will bring together Aboriginal tourism representatives, businesses and organisations from Australia and overseas to discuss the opportunities and challenges within the industry through plenary sessions and presentations by industry leaders in the field.