Championing Local Government


Chris Maclean
Senior Policy Officer, Ageing and Disability
Phone: 02 9242 4043
[email protected]

Damian Thomas
Strategy Manager, Social and Community
Phone: 02 9242 4000
[email protected]

Inclusive Tourism
[email protected]

Inclusive Tourism

Analysis estimated that the Inclusive Tourism market in Australia was worth up to $8.9 billion over the first three months of 2017. And it highlights the expected growth of the sector as our population ages and more people experience some level of disability.

There is growing evidence to show that businesses and councils that are prepared to provide better information and physical access as well as appropriate and respectful customer service will create more opportunities to tap into this market.

Online Learning Course

This online learning course explains the facts behind the Inclusive Tourism market. It includes five different modules including one for businesses and accommodation providers and a resource centre with case studies, access statements and links to more other organisations and information. The course provides ideas and examples of what the tourism industry and businesses can do to improve facilities for customers and visitors. Each section takes about 30 to 40 minutes to complete.

Begin Course Now

Resource hub
This collection of online material (see Downloadable Assets under Related Links at left) will help you share the news of the Inclusive Tourism market and the online learning course. The assets can be used on website or intranets, via e-newsletters and on social media channels. It includes digital assets such as images, infographics. There is also a short animation as well as written content such a document summarising new research on the economic opportunities from Inclusive Tourism.