Public Relations

Media Enquiries

TNE works on behalf of stakeholders with all types of traditional and digital media which speak to the key Lifestyle Leader market with the aim of generating and telling inspirational stories that highlight the High Country’s many tourism offerings to encourage visitation to the region. 

A core focus of the annual PR program is to develop on-ground itineraries for influential visiting journalists so they can directly experience the best of the High Country’s product pillar offerings. These media familiarisations (famils) offer many tourism businesses around the region the opportunity to feature in leading travel, lifestyle, general magazine or special interest titles or broadcast media by hosting or guiding journalists as part of multi-day itineraries.

TNE’s PR efforts also strategically underpin broader brand marketing campaigns to assist in amplifying messaging to a broader audience.

The PR Manager works closely with the Industry Development team to ensure ‘new news’ is provided seasonally and ongoing to national, metropolitan, digital and regional media and ensures Visit Victoria and Tourism Australia’s communications teams are kept up to date with the High Country’s latest tourism offerings.

For media enquiries, please contact:

Sue Couttie
Public Relations Manager
[email protected]
t. +61 (0)3 5728 2773  m. +61 (0)419 522 064

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Tourism North East regularly shares tourism industry updates with media. To view our recent media releases click here.

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If you need to illustrate your piece, or simply want some visual inspiration, check out our image and video gallery here. There's a tonne of downloadable, stunning and inspiring imagery to help you tell your story!



To help you get started we've compiled a number of resources into one handy document. There's fast facts about our region and unique towns and villages, profiles of our local celebrities, maps, story ideas and more - everything you need to get your creativity flowing!