Austrade promotes and supports the sustainable growth and prosperity of Australia’s visitor economy.

The visitor economy covers:

  • domestic and international tourism
  • international student, business and leisure travellers
  • associated industries such as hospitality, transport and accommodation.

We progress the interests of the visitor economy through policy, programs, data and research.

Our sister agency, Tourism Australia, markets Australia as a leading tourism destination internationally.

Tourism data and research

We provide tourism data and research on our Tourism Research Australia website.

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Investment in tourism

We attract foreign investment into tourism infrastructure and assets.

Learn about investment

Grants and support for tourism businesses

We administer grants to help grow businesses  in the visitor economy.

Find grants and support

Policy and Strategy

We develop policy and manage the national long-term strategy for the visitor economy.

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