Tourism in Australia has strong competitive advantages. The tourism sector is also an Australian Government priority. The government provided over $1 billion in recovery and stimulus assistance to businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic.

A number of tourism investment resources are available to help you invest and make informed decisions.

Contact an investment specialist

You can contact one of our investment specialists near you.

We work with state and territory agencies to provide investors with investment advice and facilitation services.

Why Australia for investment

Australia provides a resilient, low risk environment to invest and do business. It offers potential investors a supportive government, and sound investment and business culture.

Our Why Australia report has the latest economic data on Australia and how it ranks globally.

Tourism data

Tourism Research Australia provides statistics and research on domestic and international tourism. It also has information about the economic value of tourism to the economy.

Marketing tourism

Tourism Australia is the government’s tourism promotion agency. Their website has campaign information, consumer sentiment data and other resources.

Tourism grants and assistance

Eligible Australian businesses can access the government’s tourism and business grants and assistance.

More information about tourism in Australia

Find out more about Australia’s tourism sector. This includes policy, strategy and support programs.

Investor Update

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New incentives to encourage investment in Australia

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14 May 2019

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