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Wayne Kirkpatrick

Director

About Wayne

Wayne as MD/CEO successfully led significant financial turnarounds to high customer, shareholder and tourism industry acclaim at some of Australia’s most important and large-scale integrated resorts and listed companies, namely:

–  Thredbo Alpine Resort, NSW, 1984 – 1989

–  Mirage Port Douglas and Gold Coast Resorts, Qld, 1989 – 1992

–  Ayers Rock Resort, NT, 1992 – 1996

–  Hamilton Island, Qld, 1996 – 2005

Along with his current role as Director of Destination Southern NSW, Chair Audit Finance & Risk Committee, Wayne’s other roles have included:

– Chairman Tourism Snowy Mountains (current)

– Director of Tourism Australia

– Director of Tourism Tasmania

– Founding Chairman of National Tourism Alliance

– Chairman of Tourism Council of Australia

– Founding Director and two terms with TTF (Tourism Task Force)

– Member of the Federal Govt’s National Oceans Advisory Group (NOAG)

– Commissioner of NT Tourism

– Director of ASAA (Australian Ski Areas Association)

– Founding Director of Rydges Hotels

– Director of various Lend Lease Group Companies (Lend Lease Leisure, Lend Lease Homes, Lend Lease Residential, Country Comfort Motels and Thredbo).

Wayne currently resides in the Snowy Mountains where he continues to advise a select list of clients.