Drought blamed for the downturn in visitors to the Riverina in 2018/19

Emma Horn
By Emma Horn
Updated July 24 2019 - 6:23am, first published July 21 2019 - 1:00am
HEALTHY INDUSTRY: Andrew Cottrill, regional manager of the NSW Business Chamber, says the downturn in regional visitors is alarming but not full indication of economic health.

The Riverina has seen a significant drop in visitors while also maintaining an enormous increase to tourist expenditure in the past year.


Emma Horn

Emma Horn

Group video editor

National videographer, filmmaker, and editor. Former features and weekender writer for The Daily Advertiser. Small, quiet, and a student of the Julie Bishop School Of Staring. Usually dressed in something colourful, always snacking on something homemade. Friend to most mothers and all dogs. Got stories? Get in touch. emma.horn@austcommunitymedia.com.au

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