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No tourism tax for Territory


The Northern Territory will not be introducing a tourism tax anytime soon.

It comes as Queensland considers the move in a bid to fast track its economic return from Covid-19.

The state has had an influx of domestic travellers but is reporting a 60 per cent loss in International visitors.

Cairns tourism groups is reportedly looking at a five to eight per cent visitor levy for the next couple of years.

In a statement the NT Department of Industy, Tourism and Trade says the Northern Territory is not considering introducing a tax for tourists.