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Mackay Tourism Ltd. (MTL) is the peak tourism organisation for the Mackay and Isaac regions. As a not-for-profit, membership-based, marketing and destination development organisation, we promote the Mackay and Isaac regions for both leisure and business to Australia and the world. We also run the accredited and non accredited Mackay Regional Visitor Information Centres.

The day to day management of Mackay Tourism is conducted by a specialised executive team with key responsibilities

MTL Staff Members

Chief Executive Officer
Tas Webber 
0439 873 726
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Operations Manager 
Gabrielle Dicarlantonio
0438 261 830
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Gab’s role is to assist the General Manager in overseeing the smooth running and management of the organisation including managing the Visitor Information Centre’s in both Sarina and Mackay, Volunteers Management, all Finance & Procurement matters, HR and MTL Board governance matters.
 

Tourism Development Manager
Chrissy Evangelou 
0417 203 530
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Chrissy’s role as the TDM is to work closely with the Mackay Tourism Team and develop opportunities for our members and to engage with the members to take advantage of the opportunities. Assist members business growth by creating tourism-related training and business development workshops. Engage with the regions key stakeholders to further develop the regions tourism potential.

Isaac Tourism Development Officer
Liana Jones
0438 075 094
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Liana's role is to work closely with the Tourism Development Manager and the Mackay Tourism Team to develop opportunities for our members in the Isaac Region.

Communications Officer
Parth Sonecha
0448 994 180
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This role is to create exciting content for a variety of platforms to showcase The Mackay Region as a great holiday destination. Responsibilities include creating and proofing content for publications, websites, videos, blogs, newsletters and media releases. Managing media liaisons, public relations, famil hosting and events are also part of the role. 

Marketing Officer
Christie Higgins
0437 330 473
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Christie is responsible for the delivery of consumer marketing for the region through all marketing channels, including the website and Mackay Tourism's social media pages. Christie also develops and implements digital marketing strategies incorporating owned, earned, and bought digital assets.

Finance Assistant
07 4837 1277
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The of Finance Assistant is to assist the Operations Manager with all financial and administrative requirements.

Visitor Information Centre Reservations Supervisor
Lucy Biehl
07 4837 1277
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Lucy's role is to assist our visitors with bookings, provide them with information and ensure the smooth operation of the visitor information centre.

Cape Hillsborough Sunrise with the Wallabies Tour                                              

Ranger Abe & Ranger Murray
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Ranger Abe and Ranger Murray are responsible for conducting the Cape Hillsborough Sunrise with the Wallabies Tour. The rangers' role extends from managing the interaction between guests and the Wallabies by providing insightful commentary on Cape Hillsborough and its resident wildlife. 

Visitor Information Centre

Visitor Information Officers

(07) 4837 1277
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The Visitor Information Centre Booking Agents will help sell and promote your product to visitors at the Mackay Visitor Information Centres while providing exceptional service, free advice and information to our customers.

Volunteer Ambassadors 
Our Visitor Information Centre is able to run due to a number of dedicated volunteers Mackay Region ambassadors that devote their time to helping provide visitors with information and the day-to-day running of the centre.  

MTL Directors of the Board

Director/Chair

Cr Justin Englert
Mackay Regional Council
Ph: 0439 611 580
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Director/Audit Chair

Adrian Miles
Mackay Airport
Ph: 0401 565 396
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Deputy/HR Chair

Nic Willis
Nic Willis Consulting
Ph: 0408 683 634
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Director

Cr Jane Pickels
Isaac Regional Council
Ph: 0427 635 124
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Director

Rob Cocco
CEO of Regional Development Australia
Ph: 0456 003 449
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Director

Adrian Young
Harrup Park Country Club
Ph: 0414 242 468
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Director

Rob Kidd
4MK Radio Network
Ph: 0407 151 840
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Director

Charlie Bone
Gas Field Services
Ph: 0418 775 217
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