Tourism Climate Change Action Group
The Great Barrier Reef Tourism Climate Change Action Group (TCCAG) was formed in 2006 as a joint initiative to facilitate industry action on climate change. Its membership includes innovators and influencers within the marine tourism industry. The Action Group have been instrumental in developing and implementing the Great Barrier Reef Tourism Climate Change Action Strategy 2009-12.
The Great Barrier Reef Tourism Climate Change Action Group is made up of:
- Daniel Gschwind, Chief Executive Officer, Queensland Tourism Industry Council (QTIC)
- Col McKenzie, Executive Director, Association of Marine Park Tourism Operators (AMPTO)
- Chris Briggs, Director Tourism and Recreation Group, Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority (GBRMPA)
- Paul Marshall, Director Climate Change Group, Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority
- Tony Charters, Principal, Tony Charters and Associates
- Kym Cheatham, Chief Executive, Ecotourism Australia
- Tony Baker, Managing Director, Quicksilver Group
- Therese Phillips, Director Industry Innovation, Tourism Queensland (TQ)
- Peter Gash, Managing Director, Lady Elliot Island Eco Resort
- Deb Lewis, Executive Secretary, Whitsunday Charter Boat Industry Association (WCBIA)
- John Hicks, Business Manager Marine Directorate, Department of Environment and Resource Management (DERM)
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