Australian Government - TRA
Australian Government - TRA
LGA profiles October 2016
LOCAL AREA GOVERNMENT PROFILES 2016
The latest Local Government Area profiles provide an update for over 200 Local Government Areas. Data are drawn from TRA’s International Visitor Survey (IVS) and National Visitor Survey (NVS), along with demographic and business data from the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS).
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Tourism Investment Monitor 2017
TOURISM INVESTMENT MONITOR 2017
There were 204 projects in the tourism investment pipeline in 2016–17, valued at $37.8 billion.
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Queensland Regional Tourism Satellite Account 2015-16
QUEENSLAND REGIONAL TOURISM SATELLITE ACCOUNT 2015-16
This report examines the role and contribution of the tourism industry at a regional level. Estimates of the contribution of tourism to metrics such as employment and Gross Regional Product (GRP) are provided for all tourism regions in Queensland.
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NSW Regional Tourism Satellite Account 2015-16
NEW SOUTH WALES REGIONAL TOURISM SATELLITE ACCOUNT 2015-16
This report examines the role and contribution of the tourism industry at a regional level. Estimates of the contribution of tourism to metrics such as employment and Gross Regional Product (GRP) are provided for all tourism regions in New South Wales.
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National Visitor Survey result June 2017
NATIONAL VISITOR SURVEY (NVS) RESULTS JUNE 2017
NVS results show: • domestic overnight trips and nights increased 5% and 4% to 93.7 million and 338 million respectively • domestic overnight trip spend increased 7% to a record high of $62.6 billion • domestic day trip spend grew 3% to $19.7 billion, despite the number of day trips remaining at 188 million.
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LATEST MEDIA RELEASES

21 Jul 2016 TOURISM INVESTMENT PIPELINE REACHES $59.8 BILLION
Strong growth in aviation projects, particularly new aircraft orders, has helped Australia’s tourism investment pipeline rocket to $59.8 billion in 2015.
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14 Jul 2016 INTERNATIONAL VISITORS TO HELP AUSTRALIAN TOURISM HIT THE MARK
Strong gains in international tourism will help Australia continue to move towards attaining the lower bound of its Tourism 2020 growth target ($115 billion per year) for overnight visitor expenditure by the end of the decade.
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15 Jun 2016 STRONG START TO THE YEAR FOR DOMESTIC TOURISM
Australia’s domestic tourism market has continued its strong growth and recorded higher holiday and business travel spending during the year ending March 2016.
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Tourism Investment Monitor 2017
Tourism Investment Monitor 2017 18 Oct 2017
There were 204 projects in the tourism investment pipeline in 2016–17, valued at $37.8 billion.
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New South Wales Regional Tourism Satellite Account 2015-16
New South Wales Regional Tourism Satellite Account 2015-16 5 Oct 2017
This report examines the contribution of tourism to New South Wales and its tourism regions.
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Queensland Regional Tourism Satellite Account
Queensland Regional Tourism Satellite Account 2015-16 5 Oct 2017
This report examines the contribution of tourism to Queensland and its tourism regions.
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Results of the National Visitor Survey for year ending March 2017
Travel by Australians: Results of the National Visitor Survey for year ending June 2017 20 Sep 2017
As part of continuous improvement in the National Visitor Survey (NVS), in 2014 Tourism Research Australia (TRA) began mobile phone interviewing to deliver greater domestic tourism data accuracy by better representing Australia’s population. In late 2015, TRA identified and implemented an improved ...
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Tourism Businesses in Australia, June 2012 to June 2016
Tourism Businesses in Australia, June 2012 to June 2016 13 Sep 2017
Tourism businesses made up 13% (around 279,000) of the total 2.2 million businesses in Australia at June 2016
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International Visitor Survey results in June 2017
Results of the International Visitor Survey: Year Ending June 2017 6 Sep 2017
IVS results show that international visitors increased 9% to 7.9 million; nights increased 7% to 266 million; and spend increased 7% to $40.6 billion.
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Tourism Forecasts 2017
Tourism Forecasts 2017 2 Aug 2017
This report provides long-term forecasts of international and domestic travel at the national and state and territory level.
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Visiting Friends and Relatives in Victoria: The China and India Markets
Visiting Friends and Relatives in Victoria: The China and India Markets 29 Jun 2017
This report explores the motivations, behaviours and influences of the Chinese and Indian Visiting Friends and Relatives (VFR) market to Victoria. The information in this summary was taken from the full report which is available on request from tourism.research@tra.gov.au
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State Tourism Satellite Accounts 2015–16
State Tourism Satellite Accounts, 2015–16 28 Jun 2017
The State Tourism Satellite Accounts, 2015-16 highlight the importance of tourism to each state and territory’s economy.
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