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Keep It Local

June 18, 2020

Generational Travel.

February 24, 2020

MythBusters & Fact Checks

November 13, 2019

Climate Change in the Pacific

September 26, 2019

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June 18, 2020

Soon you will be able to book a holiday back on the island and now more than ever it is time to keep your money in our own economy, the Australian economy, so we ask you to consider bypassing these international conglomerates and book direct with your accommodation, ho...

February 24, 2020

Want to feel old? Millennials (1981-1986) now can be 39 years old and it is feasible to be a grandparent if you are a Gen X'er (1965 - 1980), at the very least have kids who have left uni and have careers and mortgages themselves. Millennials are getting married and ha...

November 13, 2019

Protectionism was a better governmental policy/system for accommodation properties to operate under.

Under the "old" Norfolk Island self government model accommodation properties were required to have licences for each unit they operated for the purposes of tourist acco...

September 26, 2019

Climate change in the Pacific. The Federal Government through the Dept Of Infrastructure and Regional Development has worked closely with our regional Council to ensure Norfolk Island’s waste streams are optimized and procedures and practices thoroughly overhauled in o...

September 5, 2019

With cruise ship visits due to increase with the 2019/20 cruising season it is timely to look back at the Norfolk Island Tourism Strategic Plan 2013-2023 (still a live document) to see how it all started. At the time there was little to no comment on the document with...

June 17, 2019

4 years ago I posted the below message (please read first) and we are still optimistic about the future. Consumer confidence has increased greatly with the spending power of workers on the island increasing since the introduction of minimum wage awards, super and gener...

March 1, 2019

If you have an Australian passport then you are allowed to move freely anywhere in the country. There are no separate immigration regimes anywhere in the country other than the national one. Of course there are planning and quarantine controls between some states and o...

November 16, 2018

With the Chinese leader currently visiting Papua New Guinea to observe Chinese investment in infrastructure projects and the machinations of the Chinese-US foreign policy in the South Pacific it is timely to revisit the Australian-Norfolk Island dynamic as far as infra...

October 26, 2018

October 21, 2018

It is said that marketing is simply problem solving and if that is true then what problems can Norfolk island solve for today's society. We think tech addiction is a great example of how #NorfolkIsland can help. A get back to nature getaway is a great way to put some d...

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