‘ATA is an industry organisation formed by Indigenous tourism operators and is the primary national organisation for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander tourism within Australia. The organisation provides leadership and a focus for the development of Indigenous tourism, consistent with Indigenous economic, cultural and environmental values.

ATA provides assistance to the Indigenous communitythrough programs which aim to lift capability across the sector to ensure it is in the best position to capitalise on increasing demand through the provision of high quality product and services that are authentic and culturally and environmentally sensitive. ATA is committed to the protection of authenticity and cultural integrity across the industry and provides education on Indigenous protocols to the broader tourism industry.



ATA Member - Australian Tourism Australia


Muru Mittigar won the 2006 NSW Tourism Award across the Indigenous Tourism Category.

The NSW Tourism Awards are held annually to celebrate and acknowledge tourism businesses that have demonstrated outstanding achievement and success throughout the year.

The Awards are a submission and inspection-based competition and provide the opportunity to publicly recognise and showcase the State's finest tourism operators.


  WINNER 2006 - Australian Tourism Awards

Muru Mittigar won again in 2007; two years in a row.



WINNER 2007 - Australian Tourism Awards




ATEC are the peak industry body representing Australia’s $24 billion tourism export sector. Their mission is to build better business relationships for their members and to further the issues important to the tourism export sector amongst key government and business leaders. Through their national office and eight state branches, they work tirelessly in furthering their members’ business and policy interests.

ATEC are the largest membership-based organisation representing Australia's tourism export sector. They have 1150 plus members from across the country and across the industry – including inbound tour operators, tourism product suppliers and service providers. The members of the ATEC family have one major thing in common – a commitment to growing Australia's international tourism market. 

   ATEC Member

 NIASA (Nursery Industry Accreditation Scheme Australia) is a national scheme for production nursery (growers) and growing media (potting mix) businesses which operate in accordance with a set of national 'best practice' guidelines.

The aims of NIASA are to:

  • Improve the profitability of NIASA accredited businesses through the adoption of industry Best Practice;
  • Encourage the use of environmentally sound work practices;
  • Encourage the continuous improvement of NIASA accredited businesses and those working towards accreditation;
  • Improve customer confidence at all levels of the distribution chain.
NIASA can help your business by improving customer confidence and improving your business's efficiency through best management practice. Customers know that the product they buy from a NIASA accredited business has been produced under industry recognised best management practices that have been audited at least annually.
   Accredited NIASA Nursery