As part of the Tourism Initiative, QSNTS has worked together with the various members of the Coordinating Committee to compile a variety of resources exploring Indigenous tourism in Australia, including facts and figures about the industry, as well as achievements accomplished and challenges faced at both the domestic and international levels.


Research Reports

Demand and Supply Issues in Indigenous Tourism: A Gap Analysis

Developed for Indigenous Business Australia and the Department of Resources, Energy and Tourism (Indigenous Tourism Working Group), this report compiles extensive research into the supply and demand of Indigenous tourism opportunities within Australia, and considers the challenges operators face in bolstering this important industry.

Joint report prepared by:

  • Dr Lisa Ruhanen, University of Queensland
  • Dr Michelle Whitford & Dr Char-lee McLennan, Griffith University

Click here to view this report.


News, Media and Marketing

State Budget 2017-18: Budget delivers on Indigenous tourism

The 2017-18 Queensland Budget has recognised the important role that Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people play in the Queensland tourism industry with commitment to the development of Indigenous arts, tourism experiences and workforce opportunities.

Click here to view this media release.


Tourism Champions: Trade Fact Sheet

The Indigenous Tourism Champions enhance the competitive advantage Indigenous culture offers Australian tourism by building a reputation of reliability and consistent quality in service delivery. This publication features a comprehensive list of Indigenous tourism operators who meet the Indigenous Tourism Champions selection criteria, set by Tourism Australia.

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Facts and Figures

Snapshots 2011: Indigenous Tourism Visitors in Australia

Compiled by Tourism Research Australia on behalf of the Australian Government Department of Resources, Energy and Tourism, this publication features a comprehensive range of facts and figures about Indigenous tourism in Australia in 2011.

Click here to view this publication.