PARTNERSHIPS

Partnering with
Destination Southern Highlands

PLEASE UPDATE OR ADD YOUR BUSINESS DETAILS USING THE LINK BELOW

As a Destination Southern Highlands Partner you will:

  • Have the opportunity to promote your business through the Southern Highlands Welcome Centre.
  • Be part of Destination Southern Highlands national promotional campaigns, generating millions of dollars in publicity for the Southern Highlands via local, state and national publications, websites, social media, radio and TV.
  • Receive partnership benefits which are outlined in the prospectus below.

BENEFITS

By partnering with Destination Southern Highlands you’re becoming part of a network of over 350 tourism and related businesses in and around the Southern Highlands, with benefits including: Marketing & Promotion, the Southern Highlands Welcome Centre and Industry Development.

DESTINATION SOUTHERN HIGHLANDS PARTNERS FACEBOOK GROUP

Upon completion of your Partnership Form to DSH you will be invited to join this Group.

Already a Partner and haven’t received your invitation?

Let us know that you’re interested by using the button below to email us.

join or update your business DETAILS

Below you will find the

2021 Business Partnership Prospectus and the

Partnership Form (which needs to be completed both for renewing and new businesses).

JOIN OR UPDATE YOUR BUSINESS DETAILS

Use the link below to join or update your details

GRANTS

This is where you will find information and available Grant Funding.

advance program

second submission deadline is 5pm monday 30 june 2021*

Business Events Australia’s Advance Program is a partnership marketing initiative that provides financial assistance to Australian industry to support marketing and distribution projects aimed at driving business events visitation to Australia.

wine export grants

Applications are now open and will be assessed on a first-come, first-served basis

To help counter the impacts of COVID-19 on in-market events, Wine Australia is offering $1 million towards Wine Export Grants Round 2. Wine producers may be eligible for up to $25,000 in reimbursement for the cost of promotional activities n any export market.

regional tourism activation fund – unique & high impact visitor experiences

stream one aPPLICATIONS CLOSE 11 AUGUST 2021

Grants between $200,000 and $5 million are available for projects that create unique and high impact visitor experiences for people visiting regional NSW and encourage more people to plan and book holidays in regional areas.

regional tourism activation fund – VISITOR ACCESSIBILITY & INCLUSION ENHANCEMENTS

STREAM TWO APPLICATIONS CLOSE 11 AUGUST 2021

Grants between $50,000 and $500,000 are available for projects that improve accessibility and inclusion at high impact tourism destinations and visitor experiences.

small business covid-19 support grant

Available to businesses and sole traders with a turnover of more than $75,000 per annum but below the NSW Government 2020-21 payroll tax threshold of $1,200,000 as at 1 July 2020.
These businesses must have fewer than 20 full time equivalent employees and an Australian Business Number (ABN) registered in New South Wales or be able to demonstrate they are physically located and primarily operating in New South Wales. (Full criteria will be available in coming days on the Service NSW website).

hospitality & tourism covid-19 support grant

Available to tourism or hospitality businesses that have a turnover of more than $75,000 and an annual Australian wages bill of below $10 million, as at 1 July 2020.
These business must have an Australian Business Number (ABN) registered in New South Wales or be able to demonstrate they are physically located and primarily operating in New South Wales. (Full criteria will be available in coming days on the Service NSW website).

View Page

INDUSTRY ALERTS

Check out the latest industry alerts here.

have your say – challenges for small businesses in the southern highlands

Have Your Say – Challenges For Small Business In The Southern Highlands

nsw tourism gets a $6.5million boost

NSW Tourism Gets a $6.5 million Boost

new short-term holiday rental rules announced for nsw hosts

SHORT TERM RENTAL ACCOMMODATION FIRE SAFETY STANDARDS

The NSW Government has implemented a new statewide regulatory framework for short-term rental accommodation

COVID-19 IMPORTANT REMINDER

28 June 2021


The Southern Highlands remains OPEN FOR BUSINESS and no formal lockdown or hotspot advice has been received from the State Government for our Shire to-date.

BOWRAL CBD FIRE UPDATE

12 JULY 2021

Please find below the Bowral CBD Fire flyer prepared by Wingecarribee Shire Council to assist businesses in the Bowral CBD (and to advise Industry across the region) with steps for what’s next and contact details.

COVID & THE BOWRAL CBD FIRE UPDATE

14 JULY 2021


The Southern Highlands remains OPEN FOR BUSINESS but
due to both COVID and the recent devastating Bowral CBD Fire the town of Bowral and its businesses are quite literally suffering a double whammy!

covid-19 industry update

16 july 2021


Wingecarribee Shire Council is keeping our community and businesses updated on COVID-19 and its ever changing dynamic so that we all know what is happening and what we need to do to keep ourselves and everyone safe.

bowral cbd fire update #2

16 july 2021


Please find the second Bowral CBD Fire information flyer prepared by Wingecarribee Shire Council to assist businesses in the Bowral CBD (and to advise Industry across the region) with what’s happened in the past seven days and what’s next.