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Tourism Eases The Burden - Foundation for Rural & Regional Renewal (FRRR)

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Cameron Wilson looks at a number of small rural towns in Queensland that are working to ease the financial burden during a drought with tourism.

Reverend Jenny Coombes of Longreach shares her insight into the major effect that drought can have on small businesses in rural areas. Alan Smith, tourism operator and owner of ‘Outback Aussie Tours’ talks about the role of tourism and marketing messages during tough times; and Stuart Mackenzie of the Outback Gondwana Foundation is interviewed about the great opportunity that the small community of Eromanga is excited about – a new museum for its impressive collection of dinosaur and megafauna fossil finds.
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