Tools for Business

Australian tourism is open for business. The Australian Government has made tourism one of its five national investment priorities.

Tourism 2020, the national strategy and partnership of government working with industry to achieve the tourism industry’s potential, includes a focus on limiting the tax, red tape and other regulatory burdens industry faces.

There are a range of programs across the Australian Government to assist small businesses, including tourism businesses.

Snapshot Guide to Online Payment Platforms for Chinese Visitors

The use of online payment platforms has reshaped the way people pay for goods and services in China. The Australian tourism sector is likely to benefit significantly from greater acceptance of these platforms. Austrade has developed a Snapshot Guide to Online Payment Platforms for Chinese Visitors to assist tourism businesses.

Resilience Kits for Tourism Businesses

Self-help guides to assist you address risks and enhance your business. Also Industry Resilience Kit for Regional Tourism Organisations.

Guide to Best Practice Destination Management

Self-help tool to assist you with the development of integrated tourism plans that consider all your business development needs.

business.gov.au

Business.gov.au is an online government resource for the Australian business community. It is a whole-of-government service providing essential information on planning, starting and growing businesses.

Develop your workforce

The Tourism Employment Plans (TEPs) delivered practical and easy to use tools to help tourism and hospitality businesses respond to labour and skills pressures. Free factsheets, best practice case studies, HR tools and business support guides have been developed to assist tourism and hospitality operators. Many of these TEP tools are beneficial no matter where you are across Australia.

Grant and Assistance Finder Tool

Provides the ability to search for grant funding and support provided by the Australian, state and territory governments.

Industry Associations

Industry Associations can assist your business by providing information, support, networking, training and advocacy. Austrade works with a range of industry associations including: the Australian Tourism Export Council (ATEC), Tourism and Transport Forum (TTF), Australian Regional Tourism Network (ARTN) and the Australian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ACCI). There are also tourism industry councils in most states and territories as well as many sector specific associations.

Australian tourism is open for business. The Australian Government has made tourism one of its five national investment priorities.

Tourism 2020, the national strategy and partnership of government working with industry to achieve the tourism industry’s potential, includes a focus on limiting the tax, red tape and other regulatory burden industry faces.

There are a range of programs across the Australian Government to assist small businesses, including tourism businesses.