Eurobodalla Coast Tourism (ECT) is the Tourism unit within the Eurobodalla Shire Council (ESC) and is supported by some 300 tourism operators within the region.
Primary funding comes from ESC, secondary funding from membership fees, revenue from sales of tourism product, services and commission and some additional funding via grants from Federal and State Governments.
The ECT head office is located in the Eurobodalla Shire Council administration building, Vulcan Street, Moruya with Level 1 Accredited Visitor Centres in Batemans Bay and Narooma and Level 3 at Moruya. ECT currently employs a total of 4 full time and 10 part-time staff. This includes 2 people in the Moruya head office, 1 full time and 5 part time staff in the Batemans Bay Visitor Centre and 1 full time and 5 part time staff in the Narooma Visitors Centre. The Moruya Information Service is located at the ESC Library and is staffed by ESC library staff.
Tourism is a primary industry for employment in the Eurobodalla. The value of tourism to the region is around $361 million a year and employs in excess of 2000 people.
For ECT to be globally recognised for leading the industry in developing and jointly promoting unforgettable and sustainable natural experiences.
These high level objectives will be achieved by:
ECT’s role is to lead the industry by: