Terms of Reference

Inquiry into Opportunities and Methods for Stimulating the Tourism Industry in Northern Australia

The Joint Standing Committee on Northern Australia will inquire into and report on opportunities and methods for, and impediments and challenges to stimulating the tourism industry in Northern Australia including but not limited to:

  1. Domestic and international tourism comprising: recreational, environmental, cultural, educational, and industrial tourism;

  2. The role of peak bodies, local communities, and all levels of government in developing and promoting tourism opportunities nationally and internationally, including regulations and workforce issues that may inhibit tourism development; and

  3. Communication and transport infrastructure (particularly air, sea, road and rail transport and port infrastructure) which may facilitate and grow tourism.

Committee Secretariat contact:

PO Box 6021
Parliament House
CANBERRA
Canberra ACT 2600

Phone: +61 2 6277 4162
Fax: 02 6277 4427
jscna@aph.gov.au

About this inquiry

The Joint Standing Committee on Northern Australia will inquire into and report on opportunities and methods for, and impediments and challenges to stimulating the tourism industry in Northern Australia.


Past Public Hearings

25 May 2018: Canberra
01 May 2018: Yeppoon
31 Jan 2018: Cocos (Keeling) Islands

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Inquiry Status

Report tabled

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