Inquiry into the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the tourism and events sectors

Hearings and Transcripts

Information on the Committee's public hearing schedule for this inquiry will be posted here as it becomes available.

Please note, public galleries are not permitted at the hearings due to COVID-19 regulations. The hearings can be viewed via the live broadcast (link below).

Wednesday, 14 April 2021
Meeting rooms, G.1 & G.2, 55 St Andrews Place, East Melbourne and via Zoom 
Live link to Broadcast


Time Witness Transcript
10.00am Save Victorian Events
Mr Simon Thewlis

Show Tech Australia
Mr Tiny Good, Director

Mr Howard Freeman, Founding Director
11.00am Harry the Hirer
Mr Gab Robinson, CEO
11.45am Arts Industry Council of Victoria
Mr Joe Toohey, Co-Convenor (Executive Director, Regional Arts Victoria)
Ms Simone Schinkel, Co-Convenor (General Manager, Theatre Network Australia)
12.30pm Victoria Tourism Industry Council
Ms Felicia Mariani, CEO
2.00pm Festival Enterprises
Mr Janusz Zak, Director
Mr Richard Dexter, Festival Director

Phaseshift Productions
Mr Lawrie Videky, Owner
Mr Peter Marko, Head Electonics Repair Technician

Mr Rocky Bruzzano, Chief Financial Officer

Last Updated on Thursday, 08 April 2021