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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

General Manager
Tas Webber 
0439 873 726
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Operations Manager 
Gabrielle Dicarlantonio
0438 075 094
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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.

Marketing Manager
Morgana McDeed
0437 330 473
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The Marketing Manager aims to promote The Mackay Region as a tourism destination domestically and internationally. Morgana can also provide assistance with marketing strategies and advice on participating in marketing, advertising and promotional opportunities. Additional responsibilities include trade and consumer shows as well as website management.  Morgana is also the presenter of Out & About every Thursday evening on Channel 7.

Communications Officer
Daniel Brown
0448 994 180
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The Communications Officer creates exciting content for a variety of platforms to showcase The Mackay Region as a great holiday destination. Daniel's responsibilities include creating and proofing content for publications, websites, videos, blogs and media releases, as well as looking after social media, media liaison, public relations, famil hosting and events. Daniel also presents the Whats on in the Region segment every Thursday afternoon on Triple M.

Development Officer
Terri McIntyre 
0437 981 312
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A key element of Terri's role is working with Mackay Tourism businesses; by organising and hosting networking functions, assisting members with their enquiries and promoting existing and future tourism-related opportunities for training and business development.

Cape Hillsborough Sunrise with the Wallabies Tour                                              

Ranger Sam
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Ranger Sam is responsible for conducting the Cape Hillsborough Sunrise with the Wallabies Tour. @RangerSam_ role extends from managing the interaction between guests and the Wallabies by providing insightful commentary on Cape Hillsborough and its resident wildlife. Sam is also responsible for feeding and caring for the Wallabies and assists in the promotion of these tours.

Visitor Information Centre

Visitor Information Officers

Rita Jewell, Deirdre Kearney and Belinda McMahon
(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

Chairperson/Director
Michele Shea
Owner of The Old Station Teahouse
Ph: 0448 840 563
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Deputy Chairperson/ Audit Committee Chairperson
Nick Uit Den Bogarrd
Owner Manager of Comfort Resort Blue Pacific
Ph: 0417 001 554
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HR Chairperson
Nic Willis
Branch Manager at Extra Staff
Ph: 0487 895 796
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Director
Matt Cielens
General Manager at Harrup Park Country Club
Ph: 0404 900 158
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Director
Cr. Justin Englert
Councillor, Mackay Regional Council
Ph: (07) 4961 9444
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Director
Paul Kelly
Partner, Kelly Legal
Ph: 07 4911 0500
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Director
Judy Langdon
Owner, Hay Point Country B & B
Ph: 0407 756 567
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Director
Cr. Jane Pickels
Councillor, Isaac Regional Council
Ph: 0427 635 124
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Director
Luana Royle
Owner, Rainforest Scuba
Ph: 0434 455 040
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Director
Nigel Irving
General Manager of Daily Mercury
Ph: 0437 968 202
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