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CEO Message - June 2018 - Over-tourism - a future Melbourne challenge?

Engaging locals in the visitor story, and visitor dispersal through neighbourhoods are keys to addressing over tourism before it becomes an issue.

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Discover Your Own Backyard launches five new competitions

Through our dynamic Discover Your Own Backyard campaign, five exciting competitions are currently running to further grow the DYOB brand

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A picture tells a thousand words

Using appealing imagery is the best way to showcase our great destination and the businesses within it, to visitors.

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Discover Your Own Backyard website takes out international web award

Fresh from a Gold award win at the prestigious Melbourne Design Awards 2018, our Discover Your Own Backyard (DYOB) website dyob.com.au has now been recognised on a global scale, at the highly respected 24th Annual Communicator Awards.

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CEO Message - May 2018 - The city that keeps on expanding

Living under the umbrella of World’s Most Liveable City title may well position Melbourne favourably, nevertheless, we can’t rest on our laurels.

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Meet the dedicated volunteers at Melbourne Airport

These are the friendly faces of the Customer Care Volunteer Program, helping passengers and visitors to Melbourne Airport since 2012.

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An Orienteering Experience of Disability in Melbourne

Our Industry Development Co-ordinator, Michelle Dall'Ava recently attended 'An Orienteering Experience of Disability', as part of Melbourne Knowledge Week.

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12 months later – an update from our inaugural Visitability Ambassador

It’s been just over a year since Steph Hopton became the inaugural MTLP Visitability Ambassador for 2017, and she has made some impressive changes to her workplace.

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Breaking news for our Discover Your Own Backyard campaign

DYOB will be making waves on your TV screens and your device screens with coverage on Channel 9, a recent Design Award nomination and a major database acquisition campaign.

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