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Tourism Research Australia provides the Secretariat to the Tourism Research Advisory Board. The Advisory Board provides high-level leadership and oversight of research related to the Australian tourism industry and reports to the Minister responsible for Tourism. The Advisory Board identifies key research priorities under the National Tourism Research Agenda, which are endorsed by the Tourism Ministers' Meeting. Research priorities are: - Tourist trends - Performance - evaluation and assessment - Facilitation - Tourism products - Risk/resilience/climate change - Dissemination The Advisory Board provides oversight of the annual Tourism Directions Conference. The State of the Industry is a key deliverable at the conference and provides a detailed analysis of how Australian tourism is currently performing, the challenges it will face, and how the industry needs to respond.

Further information

  • Type of Body

    D. Advisory Body - Policy and Stakeholder Consultation

  • Established By / Under

    Committee, Council, Board, Forum

  • Established By/Under More info

    Tourism Ministers' Council National Long-Term Tourism Strategy (Tourism 2020)

  • Paid Members?


  • Max No. of Board/Committee Members


  • Annual Report Prepared and tabled?


  • Classification

    B. Secondary

  • Creation Date

  • Postal Address

    To be confirmed
    To be confirmed ACT

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