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Tourism



Report

Domestic arts tourism: connecting the country

Domestic arts tourism supports local jobs and economies, while enriching and connecting Australians through creative experiences This report draws on Tourism Research Australia data and other resources to provide insights into the behaviour of people travelling within Australia.
Report

COVID-19 and cross-border mobility in the APEC region: addressing uncertainties at the border

This report presents an overview of COVID-19 border policies in the APEC region as of mid-late-2022, analyses travel trends to the region, and estimates the impacts of border policies on visitor arrivals.
Conference paper

Detour from the Great Ocean Road: spreading visitor load in the region

This paper argues that overtourism is posing a threat to the Great Ocean Road and the surrounding environment, impacting the region’s ecosystems, infrastructure, culture and the livelihoods of local communities.
Submission

Council for Intellectual Disability submission to Central Coast Council on Mooney Mooney and Peat Island planning proposal

This submission was written in response to the NSW Government's proposal to rezone Peat Island and Mooney Mooney. The document considers the potential role of former disability institution sites and draws upon Australian disability policy development and cultural heritage strategy.
Report

Tourism satellite account 2021

This report provides a picture of the role tourism plays in New Zealand, with information on the changing levels and impact of tourism activity.
Working paper

The law and policy of VAT tourist tax refund schemes: a comparative analysis

This paper does an analysis of the main elements of the European Union VAT tourism tax refund scheme and then focuses on a detailed comparative case study of the design and administration of the tourism tax refund schemes in the GST of Australia and the...
Report

One region, one family, one future: deepening relations with the Pacific nations through trade

The global coronavirus pandemic has closed borders across the Pacific region since 2020 and subsequently disrupted tourism and trade between Australia and many Pacific island countries. This report outlines the significant role the Australian economy may be able to play in the region, through improved...
Draft report

Tourism Regulation Review: draft report

The South Australian government has asked the SA Productivity Commission to review the regulations relating to tourism, with specific attention to nature-based tourism and agritourism. This draft report is intended to encourage feedback from stakeholders and interested parties on the Commission’s work.
Policy report

Preparing the tourism workforce for the digital future

Acknowledging that national policies will need to be responsive to needs across a diverse sector, with varying levels of digital maturity amongst enterprises (and people), this report presents a selection of policy considerations to prepare the tourism workforce for the digital future.
Report

Confidence testing for at-border delivery of critical human biosecurity functions – Ruby Princess cruise ship incident

This review examines the level of confidence that can be had in Agriculture’s management of the Vessels Pathway to deliver critical human biosecurity functions at the Australian border.
Discussion paper

Supporting sustainable freedom camping in Aotearoa New Zealand

This document proposes new regulations for freedom camping in New Zealand with the goal of finding a balance between environmental protection and a flourishing tourism sector.
Report

We are Aotearoa

In this interim report, the authors present a set of strategic recommendations for systemic changes that are fundamental to ensure the sustainability of New Zealand's tourism economy.
Survey

The national Affective Abilities survey

This report presents the results of a national survey on the 'Affective Abilities', previously known as soft skills, of outdoor leaders across the Australian outdoor sector: outdoor recreations, outdoor education, adventure tourism and adventure therapy.
Report

Caring for the landscapes of Aotearoa New Zealand

This report brings together a large body of work undertaken on landscape management. It includes the findings of four case studies focusing on landscape management in Te Manahuna Mackenzie Basin, Te Pātaka o Rākaihautū Banks Peninsula, the Waitākere Ranges and the Hauraki Gulf Islands.
Strategy

Heritage and visitor strategy

This document has been developed to provide a framework for the Department of Conservation (DOC) to navigate the changing context for visitor experiences on public conservation lands and waters and realise the benefits for all New Zealanders.
Report

Tourism satellite account: year ended March 2020

This report provides a picture of the role tourism plays in New Zealand, with information on the changing levels and impact of tourism activity. It presents information on tourism’s contribution to the New Zealand economy in terms of expenditure and employment. Results cover provisional figures...
Evaluation

Evaluation of New Zealand cycle trial - counter data analysis, 2020

This document reports on the findings from the eco-Visio and Department of Conservation (DOC) trail counters, secondary/supplementary data sources, and conversations with the New Zealand Cycle Trail Great Ride managers.
Report

COVID-19 Fiscal and economic review

This review report provides an update on Queensland’s economic and fiscal estimates over 2019-20 and 2020-21 that incorporate the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic to date.
Strategy

Australia’s economic reconstruction after COVID-19: a national jobs plan and five ways to get started

In this strategy document, the ACTU calls for a government-led national economic reconstruction plan, and offers up five ideas that are designed to create and save jobs, protect and nurture whole industries, support public and private sector jobs, invest in future skills and training, and...