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Tourism Australia is the Australian Government agency responsible for promoting Australia to the world. Active in around 15 key markets it aims to grow demand for the destination’s tourism experiences by promoting our country’s unique attributes, and invite them to Come & Say G’day. Tourism Australia’s activities include social and digital media, traditional advertising, public relations and media programs, trade events, consumer promotions, online communications and consumer research. Visit Australia.com for Aussie holiday inspiration.
Destination NSW is the lead government agency for the New South Wales (NSW) tourism and major events sectors. Its role is to market Sydney and NSW as one of the world’s premier tourism and major events destinations; to secure major sporting and cultural events; to work in partnership with Business Events Sydney to win major international conventions and incentive travel reward programs; to develop and deliver initiatives that will drive visitor growth throughout the State; and to achieve the NSW Government’s goal of tripling expenditure within the State’s visitor economy by 2030.
A century ago, the Australian outback was but a twinkle in most travellers’ eyes. Thanks to visionaries such as the Pyke family and Bill King, the way we explore the Land Down Under has changed in unimaginable ways. From humble beginnings, the company now known as AAT Kings was going places few had gone before, pioneering new paths and taking intrepid travellers on a wild and wonderful ride.
No corner of Australia was – or is – off-limits, from the remote reaches of the Kimberley and spiritual heartland of the Red Centre to the quiet shores of Tasmania.
Australian Geographic has been the nation’s foremost geographical destination magazine for over 36 years. It captures the essence and spirit of Australia through its meticulously crafted and beautifully presented stories and photography. This highly respected and much-loved brand seeks to inspire, educate and entertain, connecting audiences to Australian landscapes, nature, science, industry and people. It does this through its flagship bi-monthly magazine and its many digital platforms and channels.
Established in 2010, Northern Pictures has one of the strongest storytelling reputations in Australian television, with its award-winning content recognised around the world. Delivering Scripted, Children’s, Factual Entertainment and Documentary content to the international market, Northern Pictures has produced some of Australia’s most awarded and recognised documentary content and has become a leader in the field of natural history. The company’s critical acclaim stems from both its excellent journalistic integrity and cinematic sensibilities.
Benny is a Murri fulla man from Queensland, whose mother’s people are from the Karulawi people of the Diamantina River, while his father’s people are the Mbarbaram people, west of the Atherton Tablelands.
Throughout his career, Benny has assisted multiple Government and Non Government groups to achieve their ‘Closing the Gap’ targets and has led the way for many organisations in bringing sustainable change to the workforce to improve race relations.
He has over 10 years’ experience in leading Indigenous Workforce Development strategies, Reconciliation Actions Plans and delivering Cultural Safety Masterclasses for organisations at a State and National level.
Benny is an experienced entrepreneur and recognised nationally as a prominent Indigenous stand-up comedian. In 2018, he collaborated with First Nations creative, Scott Wilson to start company Ice Cream Productions, which has since formed a joint venture with Northern Pictures called Yoowarni Productions. Working together, they aim to create innovative and fresh content that showcases First Nations story-telling and culture.
Scott Wilson is a Gooniyandi man from Muladja community and a Miriuwung Gajerrong man from Kununurra. His parents moved to Broome which allowed him to grow up on Yawuru country, Western Australia.
In 2010, Scott was awarded Indigenous Youth of the Year, and went on to study at the University of Western Australia graduating with his Bachelor’s degree, majoring in Anthropology and Indigenous History and Heritage. Scott has also studied abroad including in South America, learning about the First Nations peoples in Chile.
In collaboration with Benny Eggmolesse, Scott launched company, Ice Cream Productions in 2018, which created the First Aboriginal Superhero Universe, trademarked as “INDIGIVERSE.” and subsequently developed an in-school program called ‘Truth Project,’ in NSW and ‘Year 13’, a national platform supporting 1.5 million young people across Australia with the tools to make better decisions about their future. Scott is also an Advocate for Youth Mental Health.
In 2021, Scott co-founded a majority First Nations owned company exploring and supplying hydrogen fuelled technology and green innovation to reduce our carbon footprint in Australia. He and Benny have also entered into a new joint venture with Northern Pictures called Yoowarni Productions which showcases First Nations story-telling and culture.
Production & Touring
TEG is a leading global live entertainment, ticketing and technology business that sits at the heart of the live event experience for millions of fans. TEG operates worldwide out of seven country offices and includes TEG Live, TEG Dainty, TEG MJR, TEG VanEgmond, Laneway Festival, Handsome Tours, Qudos Bank Arena, Ticketek, TEG Analytics, TEG Insights and TEG Digital. As one of the oldest and most successful ticketing and live event companies in Australia it is held in high regard by venue partners across the country and internationally.
Imagination is a Global Experience Agency, founded in London over 50 years ago on the principle of Independent creativity. Independent of mind, spirit and action – free to find the right answers to our clients’ strategic and creative challenges. It has earned a reputation for consistently challenging and changing the status quo, through its core offers: Consulting, Brand Destinations, Digital Content and Live Events and Experiences. Simply put, Imagination builds strategies, develops ideas and delivers at scale.
Impeller Museum & Events Services
Impeller Museum & Events Services have been producing high-profile and memorable museum-quality exhibitions, major events and visitor experiences for over a decade. A global leader in museum and event services, Impeller’s award-winning expertise is favoured by high-profile brands, cultural institutions and foundations internationally to create enthralling audience experiences. At the forefront of design and production methods, Impeller constantly evolves processes for cultural institutions and project stakeholders.
POST PRODUCED IN SYDNEY, NEW SOUTH WALES, AUSTRALIA
WITH THE ASSISTANCE OF THE NEW SOUTH WALES GOVERNMENT