Become a Burnie Local Guide

1. Overview

Becoming a Local Guide online is a great way to share your knowledge and experiences with others, while also making a positive impact on your local community. As a Local Guide, you can write reviews, add photos, answer questions, and update information about places on online Maps. Additionally, you can rate and recommend your favourite places on your social media accounts.

Local Guides play an important role in helping people discover new and exciting places to eat, shop, and explore. By sharing your insights, you can help others make informed decisions about where to go and what to do. You can also highlight hidden gems that might not be well-known to tourists or newcomers to the area.

One great way to increase the visibility of your contributions is to include local tags with your posts. For example, if you're writing about your favourite restaurant in Burnie, Tasmania, you could use hashtags like #DiscoverBurnie, #LoveBurnie, and #BurnieTasmania. This will help other people who are interested in Burnie find your content more easily and learn more about the city from a local's perspective.

Becoming a Local Guide is a fun and rewarding way to share your passion for your community with others. Whether you're a foodie, a history buff, or an outdoor enthusiast, there's a place for you to contribute your knowledge and insights. So why not start sharing your favourite places and experiences with the world now?


Related Information





Tassie Tourism Ambassadors

Join a band of Tassie Tourism Ambassadors across all corners of Tasmania.

The Tassie Tourism Ambassador Program has been created specifically for the Tasmanian tourism industry as a way to equip tourism and hospitality staff and interested locals with the skills to offer a great visitor experience and local knowledge to tell the story of the region.

It's FREE, easy to participate, and demonstrates your passion and knowledge for Tassie, our tourism industry, and your local patch.

Learn more at

Tours by Locals

Are you a passionate local eager to share your knowledge and love for your city or region? Joining Tours by Locals and Showaround offers you the opportunity to share your expertise and personal insights, creating memorable experiences for travelers from around the world.

Whether you're an expert in history, culture, outdoor adventures, or culinary delights, there is a chance to showcase the hidden gems of our community, and make a positive impact on the journey of curious travellers.

2. Get Social in Burnie

Do you enjoy taking photos?  Help inspire others to enjoy the marvels of Burnie by shaing your photos on your socials.


Hastags for popular Burnie Locations:

#discoverburnie, #loveburnie


3. Online Burnie Business Profiles

Help people to discover and locate your business effortlessly.  Create an online business profile to enhance your visibility and increase your chances of attracting new customers in Burnie

Q: How important is it for my local business to have an online presence?

A: Online Search and Maps help Aussies navigate through locations, find local stores and places plus check their opening hours. 97% of Australian consumers go online to check out local businesses and 72% of Australians use Google Maps to find local businesses.

Q: Why is it important for local businesses to verify and update their Online Business Profiles?
A: Online business listings not only increase your visibility to potential customers they also help to establish trust and credibility, improving your websites performance in search results (SEO).

Online Business Profiles can be created on search engines like Google and Bing/Edge, plus on Socials like Facebook, YouTube and Instagram.

Q: How can local businesses create an Online Business Profile?
A: To get started online you can easily add your business's name, address, phone number, website, and hours of operation to a search engine such as Google or Bing/Edge by Searching for your address and clicking “Add a missing place” or “Suggest an edit”.

To then verify your listing:
Google: Enter the address in the search bar and click on "Add your business", or by right-clicking anywhere on Maps and clicking on "Add your business" or “Claim this Business”.

Bing: Once you create your google business listing you can easily import those into Bing, and also have updates synchronise weekly.

To further maximise your listings you can also upload photos, respond to customer reviews, and post updates about your business.

Q: How can I use my online Business Profiles to attract more customers to my business?
A: First, Ensure your listing details are complete, so that customers can find you easily plus keep your business hours up-to-date.
Second, upload photos, promote special offers, events, new products or services.
Finally, encourage customers to leave reviews, and respond to those reviews in a timely and encouraging manner.

Q: How can local guides help local businesses?
A: Local Guides share their knowledge and experiences with others by writing reviews, adding photos, and updating information about places on Maps and Socials. This can help more people to discover places to eat, shop, and explore in your area, while also making a positive impact on your local community.

Responding to reviews is a positive way to encourage more Local Guides to review businesses and places in our local community.


4. Australian Tourism Data Warehouse (ATDW)

Attention all Tourism Suppliers and Operators in Burnie

ATDW Is Australia's national platform for digital tourism information on Australia.

Information from this platform is displayed on Tourism Australia and Tourism Tas Websites:


Supported by our state West by NorthWest Regional Tourism Organisation WxNW who will gladly provide you assistance.

How ATDW Works

  1. Tourism Suppliers enter their listing through the ATDW-Online platform.
  2. STOs* review and quality assure the listing ensuring it meets National Content Standards.
  3. Distributors pull the listings that they wish to publish on their digital channel through the ATDW platform. Take a look at the current list of Distributor Sites that your listing will appear on.
  4. Consumers can now discover your business on licensed distributor digital channels

*STOs = State and Territory Tourism Organisations = our WxNW group

Tourism Suppliers include:

  • Accommodation
  • Attraction
  • Events
  • Food and Drink
  • Hire
  • Tours
  • Transport
  • Information


Register and manage your listing

Visit to register and manage your listing. Changes to your business details and images can be made at any time.

Remember to keep your listing up to date, listings automatically expire if they are not updated every 12 months.  

Tourism Tasmania oversees ATDW-Online for all Tasmanian listings and are available for assistance including how to register, set-up or update your listing, contact Tourism Tasmania on (03) 6165 5286 or email

For more information refer to:




Burnie Attractions in the ATDW Database