Tourism careers

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HIGH school students, school leavers and mature-aged workers in the Scenic Rim are being encouraged to ‘join the crew’ and discover a career in the tourism industry.

The newly launched Choose Tourism campaign for Queensland highlights the exciting and rewarding nature of a job in tourism, as well as the unique travel, friendship and flexibility benefits of the industry.

Federal Minister for Tourism, Don Farrell, said workers should see tourism as not just a job for a summer, but as a possible career for life. 

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“It offers employees the opportunity to work in spectacular locations and deliver once in a lifetime experiences for visitors, where no two days are the same.”

“The Albanese Government knows the value of this sector and is taking action to develop the future workforce of our vital tourism industry.”

Currently, Queensland’s tourism, hospitality and events industry is looking to fill more than 4,100 job vacancies from stage managers and chefs to accountants and wildlife attendants.

A Mature Australians Careers Transition and Employment Seminar Series will be held in June on the Gold Coast and in Brisbane, to highlight opportunities for mature workers in the tourism industry.

For more information visit the tourism careers website for more information at www.tourismcareers.com.au.