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.
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...
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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...