Upcoming events

    • 12 Jul 2022
    • 7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
    • Great Ocean Road



    Join TGA members for a full day road trip down the iconic Great Ocean Road to learn about the Great Ocean Road Story (the building of the Great Ocean Road).  We are also visiting the newest wildlife attraction in the region, Wildlife Wonders, for a (heavily discounted) guided ranger tour.

    For more information and bookings -

    https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/great-ocean-road-history-nature-famil-tickets-341151381967

    TUESDAY 12 JULY 2022    Full Day

    Special TGA Member Price - $16.00 (usually $59.00)

    Bookings close Friday 7 July 2022

    Limited places – book early!


    • 20 Jul 2022
    • 9:00 AM
    • 22 Jul 2022
    • 5:00 PM
    • TBA

    • Accreditation Course – Guiding Fundamentals

      This is a 3-day introductory course that is designed for people who are new to the industry or those who would like to gain skills to be job ready for future employment as a guide within the visitor economy.

      During the course you will have insights from industry professionals that will share their knowledge and experience across six themes that Tour Guides Australia recognise as the minimal industry standards for guiding. 


    • They are:

    1.     Cultural and social awareness
    2.     Customer service
    3.     Occupational, health and safety
    4.     Safety and legislation  
    5.     Story telling
    6.     Organising a tour

    Course 3 days attendance $550 incl GST

    REGISTRATIONS OPEN NOW HERE 

    • 27 Jul 2022
    • 9:00 AM (AEST)
    • 29 Jul 2022
    • 5:00 PM (AEST)
    • Cairns RSL. 119 Esplanade, Cairns City QLD 4870


    • Accreditation Course – Guiding Fundamentals

      This is a 3-day introductory course that is designed for people who are new to the industry or those who would like to gain skills to be job ready for future employment as a guide within the visitor economy.

      During the course you will have insights from industry professionals that will share their knowledge and experience across six themes that Tour Guides Australia recognise as the minimal industry standards for guiding. 





    • They are:

    1.     Cultural and social awareness
    2.     Customer service
    3.     Occupational, health and safety
    4.     Safety and legislation  
    5.     Story telling
    6.     Organising a tour

    Course 3 days attendance $550 incl GST

    Registrations Opening Soon 

    Email office@tga.org.au for more information


    • 2 Aug 2022
    • 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
    • Royal Australasian College of Surgeons 250-290 Spring Street Melbourne, VIC 3000

    TGA Member - $13.00

    TGA Associate - $22.00

    Bookings close 26 July 2022 Limited places – book early!


    Our 90-minute tour will walk through historic residential portraits, furniture, diplomatic gifts and surgical instrument displays, including:

    • objects from the history of plastic and reconstructive surgery
    • rare and historic books
    • College memorabilia
    • a selection of gifts from Fellows and affiliated colleges

    For more information and bookings – HERE 

    • 10 Aug 2022
    • 9:00 AM
    • 12 Aug 2022
    • 5:00 PM
    • Veriu 18 O'Riordan St, Alexandria NSW 2015

    • Accreditation Course – Guiding Fundamentals

      This is a 3-day introductory course that is designed for people who are new to the industry or those who would like to gain skills to be job ready for future employment as a guide within the visitor economy.

      During the course you will have insights from industry professionals that will share their knowledge and experience across six themes that Tour Guides Australia recognise as the minimal industry standards for guiding. 


    • They are:

    1.     Cultural and social awareness
    2.     Customer service
    3.     Occupational, health and safety
    4.     Safety and legislation  
    5.     Story telling
    6.     Organising a tour

    Course 3 days attendance $550 incl GST

    Registration Opening very soon 

    Email office@tga.org.au for more information

Past events

16 Jun 2022 CHADSTONE - THE FASHION CAPITAL AND HOTEL CHADSTONE FAMIL
7 Jun 2022 TELL US ABOUT CAIRNS - Wild Sex with Alan Gillanders
31 May 2022 GIVING VOICE TO AUSTRALIAN PROFESSIONAL TOUR GUIDES
24 May 2022 Tour Guides Australia Drinks at YARRA BOTANICA
7 Apr 2022 RUSI (VICTORIA BARRACKS) LIBRARY TOUR
30 Mar 2022 AUSTRALIAN TAPESTRY WORKSHOP & MARKET TOURS
27 Mar 2022 International Tourist Guide Day - celebrated in Australia
24 Mar 2022 INTERNATIONAL TOUR GUIDE DAY- TOUR GUIDE BRIEFING (ONLINE)
24 Mar 2022 INTERNATIONAL TOUR GUIDE DAY Final Refresher Tour
17 Mar 2022 MELBOURNE AIRPORT FREE Famil for New & Experienced Tour Guides
2 Mar 2022 TELL US ABOUT DARWIN - via ZOOM
21 Jan 2022 2022 NEW YEAR SUMMER SESSION DRINKS - Sydney
20 Jan 2022 TOUR GUIDE FOCUSED FIRST AID COURSE - FNQ
16 Dec 2021 WALKING TOUR OF MIRKA MORA'S ST KILDA
11 Dec 2021 PARK CONNECTIONS - SYDNEY
9 Dec 2021 CHRISTMAS LUNCH - MELBOURNE
8 Dec 2021 CHRISTMAS IN THE TROPICS - CAIRNS
30 Nov 2021 FRANKSTON STREET ART TOUR
26 Nov 2021 FIRE SERVICES MUSEUM & WESLEY PLACE
18 Nov 2021 INDUSTRY DAY - REVIVING GUIDING
3 Nov 2021 Conversations with Guides November 3 2021
20 Oct 2021 2021 TGA AGM
28 Jun 2021 SWALLOWED BY THE SEA
4 May 2021 Merger MELBOURNE VENUE 4 May 2021
16 Apr 2021 ABORIGINAL THOUGHT, LAND USE & SONGLINES
2 Mar 2021 THE WINDSOR MELBOURNE
10 Dec 2020 PTGAA Christmas Lunch - The New Quay Restaurant
10 Dec 2020 Flagstaff Gardens Tour with Chris Manchee from the RHSV
6 Oct 2020 GOA Merger information for the AGM
7 Sep 2020 My Associate Membership September 2020
31 Aug 2020 Ambassador Program of the Wet Tropic World Heritage Area _ WORKSHOP
12 Aug 2020 How to Create & Deliver Virtual Tours Wednesday 12 August, 2020
25 Jun 2020 Get ready to guide in a CoVid 19 World with Joy Vandoske
25 Jun 2020 ZOOM Get ready to guide in a CoVid 19 World with Joy Vandoske