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.
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)
Max No. of Board/Committee Members
Annual Report Prepared and tabled?
To be confirmed
To be confirmed ACT