Inaugural Savannah Symposium to examine sustainable business out bush 


Savannah Way Limited, the Savannah Guides and the Tropical Savannas CRC will host the first Savannah Symposium later this month at Charles Darwin University.

The inaugural symposium’s theme is “Sustainable business in the bush”. A host of nationally and internationally renowned presenters will gather to examine and discuss the challenges and success stories within the areas of sustainable communities, conservation business and ecotourism.

Conference-style sessions will be held at CDU from 17–19 November and will be followed by field workshops on 20–21 November at Kakadu National Park and Arnhem Land, examining behind the scenes of Indigenous tourism operations.
Participants can join for either or both sessions.

The symposium will bring together many key stakeholders including:

• Local councils
• Researchers and consultants
• Territory and State governments
• Indigenous organisations
• Small businesses
• Savannah guides
• Conservation organisations
• National parks
• Regional development
• State and regional tourism
• Remote area service suppliers

Full program, accommodation and registration details, including concessionary rates for CDU students can be found at W:

For more information contact Russell Boswell E: P: 0408 772 513.