Regional Development Australia – Mid North Coast

What can we do to break down the skill shortages (in tourism) in the region? @Destinationnorthcoast tourism symposium;
(responses and questions from the audience)
* Break down issues surrounding seasonality of work
* Sharing staff with other industries (i.e. aged care)
* Engage an older cohort
* Engage local knowledge
* Opportunities are there for business owners? – business acumen
* Getting connected to Chamber / Councils
* Flexible study and micro-credentials
* Enabling people to see tourism as a career, not a part-time job
* Building cooperative networks to thrive
* Working holiday Visas to 55+
Over to you – what are your thoughts?