ASTW Book Club

The ASTW’s inaugural book club will be launched by member Sue Gough Henly on 15 September at 6pm AEST on Zoom (bit.ly/ASTWSeptBookClub) and live-streamed on our Facebook group. Our first pick is this year’s Miles Franklin Literary Award winner, The Yield, by Wiradjuri author Tara June Winch. Winch has described the novel as a 'handbook […]

Webinar: TravMedia Masterclass for PRs with Nick Wayland

Following Nick’s hugely successful webinar on how media can make the most of TravMedia, he now turns his attention to the many ways in which PRs can benefit from this platform. In this masterclass he will take participants through each step of the process, from building an attention-grabbing profile to connecting with media, posting press […]

Webinar: Telling responsible stories: Think Child Safe with Tracey Croke, Friends International’s James Sutherland and a panel of travel operators

Do you put children at risk when you travel? Most travellers would answer no to this question. Sadly, research shows the majority do – largely because well-intentioned actions can inadvertently lead to exploitation and abuse. When travel returns, vulnerable children around the world will need the power of the tourism industry more than ever. In […]

Tourism Western Australia Lunch

the mark St Georges Terrace & Barrack St, Perth WA 6000, Perth

POST Lunch at The Mark Tourism WA invites the Australian Society of Travel Writers to enjoy an intimate private lunch at the iconic State Buildings precinct in Perth’s CBD. Set in The Mark, overlooking the Stirling Gardens, guests will enjoy a three-course specially-curated menu from POST. Not only providing a great opportunity to mingle with […]


Queensland Christmas Lunch – Papua New Guinea Tourism Promotion Authority

Eagles Nest Eagles Nest, Level 12, The Point Brisbane Hotel, 21 Lambert Street, Kangaroo Point

Join us for an inspiring Christmas lunch and a moment of escape with Papua New Guinea Tourism Promotion Authority. Papua New Guinea Tourism Promotion Authority is thrilled to be hosting this year’s ASTW Queensland Christmas lunch. After an extremely challenging year for the industry, we're looking forward to bringing everyone together to see out 2020 […]


SkyCity Adelaide Group Lunch

SkyCity Adelaide 125 North Terrace, Adelaide

SkyCity invites the ASTW to join us for a progressive tour of the new SkyCity Adelaide, a $330 million private investment in South Australia. We will showcase our stunning Eos by SkyCity leisure deck, hotel rooms, Spa + Wellness Centre and restaurant and bar offerings. While it’s been a tough year, we’re thrilled to be […]


ASTW Annual General Meeting

If you are a member and would like to attend but did not receive your invitation via email, please contact the Secretariat on secretariat@astw.org.au. All AGM participants must be registered via Zoom. 2019 AGM Minutes

Victoria Christmas Lunch – Visit Werribee & Surrounds

Werribee Park Main Dr, Werribee VIC

Let’s raise a toast to the end of 2020, and finish the year with a Christmas garden party! The team from Visit Werribee & Surrounds invites Victorian ASTW members (only) to celebrate the festive season with a progressive lunch in the Werribee Park Precinct. We’ll begin with starters at the luxurious Lancemore Mansion Hotel before […]