Investment in the tourism industry

As a key priority of Tourism 2020, the Australian Government and state and territory governments are actively encouraging investment in the tourism industry and implementing regulatory reform to improve the investment environment.

Information on the investment advice and facilitation services offered to global and local investors by the Australian Trade and Investment Commission, Tourism Australia and State and Territory Agencies is available at

The Australian Trade and Investment Commission also operates a Tourism Major Project Facilitation service to assist proponents of major tourism projects navigate through Australian Government approvals.

Tourism Investment Monitor

The Tourism Investment Monitor, produced by Tourism Research Australia, benchmarks the level of investment in Australia’s main tourism related sectors, namely the Accommodation; Transport (aviation); and Arts and Recreation industries. The report accesses recent and current investment activities in these three sectors and can assist tourism investment decision-making.

The monitor and other Tourism Research Australia reports can be downloaded from the Tourism Research Australia website.