Pre-Budget Submission 2020-2021
On 30 September 2019 the Assistant Treasurer, the Hon Michael Sukkar MP called for Pre-Budget Submissions from individuals, businesses and community groups on their views regarding priorities for the 2021-21 Budget. For further information, please see the press release by the Assistant Treasurer on 30 September 2019.
The AACB’s key budget priorities
- Build on the early success of the bid fund by securing a permanent budget line item, with funding allocated in addition to Tourism Australia’s appropriation.
- Increase investment in Tourism Australia in real terms, as well as the successful Export Market Development Grant scheme to drive demand.
- Deliver the planned review into visa competitiveness in 2020-21, especially as they relate to business events.
- Invest in more robust business events metrics.