House of Representatives Committees

House Select Committee on Tourism

Inquiry into the tourism industry in Australia


On 26 October 1978, the Select Committee on Tourism tabled its Final report.

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This report is available in two parts to reduce download size.
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This report is comprised of preliminary pages, 16 chapters and 4 appendices.

Final report of the Select Committee on Tourism

Part A: Preliminary pages up to Chapter 9 (PDF 3462KB)
Contents, Terms of Reference, List of Abbreviations, Committee Membership, Conclusions and Recommendations
Ch1: Introduction

Ch2: Definitions
Ch3: The significance of tourism in the Australian economy
Ch4: Special features of tourism
Ch5: The potential of tourism in Australia
Ch6: The development of tourism in Australia
Ch7: The importance of transport in the development of tourism
Ch8: Accommodation and other services

Ch9: Promotion of tourism

Part B: Chapter 10 to Appendix 4 (end) (PDF 3024KB)
Ch10: Role of the Commonwealth Government
Ch11: Role of State and Territory governments
Ch12: Role of local government
Ch13: Role of the industry
Ch14: Statistical needs
Ch15: Short term and long term issues
Ch16: Conclusions
Appendix 1: List of witnesses
Appendix 2: Persons and organisations who made submissions but were not called to appear
Appendix 3: The Cooper-Pigram Paper
Appendix 4: Commonwealth and State responsibilities

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