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Tourism gears up for fresh campaigning as Government pledges $76 million in the wake of Australian bushfires

Australia’s bushfire ravaged tourism industry is receiving some much-needed financial support to start the road to recovery, with the Government pledging $76 million in a recovery package for the tourism and hospitality businesses and towns affected by this summer’s bushfires. And South Australia is leading the way with its just launched tourism campaign to encourage visitors back to Kangaroo Island in the wake of the fires this summer.

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CMO’s top 10 marketing leadership profiles of 2018

​It's been a big year of transformation once more for chief marketing officers worldwide. Faced with ever-increasing pressure from the c-suite to prove their worth, drive business growth, transform and innovate go-to-market models through digital and own end-to-end customer experience, there's no shortage of work to be done to prove their value.

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Tourism Australia manager heads to Myer

​Geoff Ikin, Tourism Australia’s general manager, global media, PR and social, has left the organisation to become chief customer officer at Myer.

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Announcing the CMO50 for 2018

Marketing leaders from the tourism, banking and FMCG sectors have taken out top three honours in the fourth-annual CMO50 for 2018.

CMO50 2018 #1: Lisa Ronson

Lisa Ronson’s three-and-a-half years with Tourism Australia is a true CMO evolution story that culminates in the launch of the US Super Bowl campaign, Dundee.

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​ADMA: In the age of data and technology, is creativity dead?

The role of creativity in an increasing tech and data-driven world was one of the topics discussed at the ​ADMA​ global forum last week, with the overwhelming response being that creativity and storytelling is more important than it’s even been.

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In early 2020, I had the pleasure of staying at the newly opened Fullerton Hotel in Sydney. It was on this trip I first became aware of the Fullerton’s commitment to brand storytelling.

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The launch of a new brand, or indeed a rebrand, is a transformation to be greeted with fanfare. So why is it that once the brand has launched, the brand execution phase can also be the moment at which you kill its creativity?

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