The Australian Environment and Tourism Report

The Australian Environment and Tourism Report

September 1992

© Commonwealth of Australia 1992

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Opening Pages (PDF 256KB)
Preface
Acknowledgments
Acronyms and Abbreviations
Recommendations
 
Part 1 Introduction
Chapter 1 Tourism, the Environment and Development (PDF 91KB)
The Environment and Tourism Development
The Economic Significance of the TouristIndustry
Tourism Statistics
Summary
 
Part 2 Economic significance
Chapter 2 Tourism and the Australian Economy (PDF 770KB)
Tourism in Australia
Research and Statistics
Domestic Tourism
Outbound Tourism
Inbound Tourism
Advice to Government
Economic Effects of the Tourist Industry
Recommendations
 
Chapter 3 The Net Economic Benefit of Tourism to Australia (PDF 214KB)
Introduction
Problems in Measuring the Economic
Benefit of Tourism
The Net Benefit of Tourism
Recommendations
 
Chapter 4 Marketing Australia as a Tourist Destination (PDF 522KB)
Australia's Tourist Attractions
The Australian Tourist Commission
The ATC's Promotion and Marketing
ATC Funding and the IAC Recommendations
Effectiveness of the ATC in Marketing Australia as a Tourist Destination
Commonwealth and State Co-operation
The Tourism Task Force
Recommendations
 
Part 3 Impacts on the physical and social environment
Chapter 5 The Environmental Impact of Tourist Developments and Infrastructure (PDF 972KB)
Introduction
Heritage Areas
National Parks
Marine Parks
Coastal Regions
State Policies Concerning the Environment and Development
Commonwealth Policy
Conclusion
Reeommendations
 
Chapter 6 The Social Impact of Tourist Development (PDF 390KB)
Tourism and Local Communities
Employment Opportunities
Cost of Living and Quality of Life
Conelusion
Recommendations
 
Part 4 The environment and sustainable development
Chapter 7 Ecologically Sustainable Development and Tourism (PDF 595KB)
Introduction
Self-Regulation by the Tourist Industry
Self-Regulation and Planning Controls
The Commonwealth Government
Environmental Guidelines
An Environment Protection Agency
Reeommendation
 
Part 5 Foreign investment in the Australian tourist industry
Chapter 8 The Role of Foreign Investment in the Australian Tourist Industry (PDF 470KB)
Introduction
Necessity of Foreign Investment
Incentives and Disincentives for
Foreign Investment
Deficiencies in Statistics
Foreign Investment Review Board Data
Australian Tourism Investment Database
Summary
Recommendations
 
Chapter 9 The Costs and Benefits of Foreign Investment (PDF 425KB)
Introduction
Treasury's Approach to Determining
Costs and Benefits
The BTR Approach to Determining Costs
and Benefits
Repatriation of Profits
State Views
Conclusions
 
Chapter 10 The Foreign Investment Review Board and Commonwealth Policies (PDF 617KB)
The Functions of the FIRB
FIRB Independence
Commonwealth Foreign Investment Policy
Enduring Criteria
The FIRB Process
State Governments and the FIRB
Conclusions
Recommendations
 
Chapter 11 Co-ordination of the Tourist Industry: Policies and Strategies (PDF 769KB)
Commonwealth Government Tourism Policy
Policy Co-ordination within the Commonwealth Government
Co-ordination in Practice
A National Tourism Strategy
Conclusions
Recommendations
 
Chapter 12 Infrastructure Needs and Constraints (PDF 956KB)
Introduction
Infrastructure for Essential Services
Airports
The Industries Assistance Commission
Refonn Strategv
Road Networks and Rail Services
Progress Towards Solutions
Recommendation
 
Minority Report (PDF 373KB)
Introduction
The Tourist Industry and Commonwealth
Constraints
National Environment Protection
The Committee Report's Recommendations
Minority Report Recommendations
 
Appendicies (PDF 292KB)
Appendix 1 List of Submissions
Appendix 2 List of Public Hearings and Witnesses
Appendix 3 List of Inspections
Appendix 4 Sources of Statistics on the Australian Tourist Industry
Appendix 5 List of Legislation, Policy Statements and Publications which constitute the Commonwealth Foreign Investment Policy

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