Sub Committee Member

Port Authority of NSW - Term expires 2022

A passionate advocate for tourism and regional areas, Natalie is the Cruise Development Manager for Port Authority of NSW looking after cruise visitation into NSW regional ports. 

Natalie is responsible for the development and growth of the Port of Eden, and the expanding of regional NSW port offerings through the Regional Port Development Project.

This project included scoping of the NSW coastline to identify ports with maritime capability to accept cruise, working with communities, local stakeholders and tourism bodies to build cruise ready destination experiences and working with cruise lines and ground handlers to build awareness and build visitation to these regional ports. 

The Regional Port Development project also feeds into the NSW Government’s Cruise Development Plan and actions to build cruise visitation to regional ports.  

Natalie also sits on the board of Destination Southern NSW, tasked with supporting the Southern region’s tourism development. And prior to joining Port Authority, Natalie discovered the best of the region and how to engage visitors in her role at Sapphire Coast Tourism.

Natalie has also owned a small business, volunteered for many events and committees, worked in corporate roles with Fairfax Digital and McCann Erickson and travelled the world, although not nearly enough if you ask her.