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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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Next PD Event

Melbourne Gaol PD & Networking Lunch

Wednesday 12 June 2019 –  More information coming soon

The building that once held Victoria’s most notorious criminals is now one of Melbourne’s oldest surviving structures and a museum devoted to its past

 

SAVE THE DATE

PTGAA 2019 AGM +
Sealife Melbourne & Industry Partners PD

17 September 2019   4:00PM to 8:00 PM

 

Past PD Event

Rediscover the Mornington Peninsula!   8th May 2019

PTGAA Mornington Peninsula PD – Daytime Session – Rediscover the Mornington Peninsula as a Tourist Destination

Session 1- Daytime – Free entry and famil – Limited to PTGAA Members –  The Moonlit Sanctuary, Jackalope Hotel/Winery/Spa, Arthur’s Seat  Eagle(inc. free Cable car ride!), The Enchanted Garden, St Andrew’s Beach Brewery  

PTGAA Mornington Peninsula PD – Daytime Session – Rediscover the Mornington Peninsula as a Tourist Destination

PTGAA Mornington Peninsula PD- Evening Session- Peninsula Hot Springs

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

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