We support our tourism industry with a range of helpful resources to position Queensland as a world-leading tourism destination.
The Queensland Government has a suite of resources to support the tourism industry and tourism development in Queensland.
Tourism Business Health Check
The Tourism Business Health Check is an online business tool developed to support tourism businesses with risk and resilience planning.
Jointly funded by the Commonwealth and Queensland Government's under the Disaster Recovery Funding Arrangements (DRFA), the assessment will help you improve the resilience of your business so you are ready for anything, from loss of key staff, to a pandemic or natural disaster
The assessment takes less than 10 minutes and your responses are confidential and not retained by the Queensland Government.
Visit the Tourism Business Health Check webpage on the Business Queensland website for more information.
DestinationQ is a partnership between the Queensland Government and the tourism industry.
This partnership facilitates ongoing engagement between industry and government to deliver on key priorities to drive growth and jobs in the state.
Visit the DestinationQ website to discover information and resources available to start, run and grow tourism businesses in Queensland.
Business Queensland provides a wealth of information to assist tourism businesses, including information on:
- starting a business
- marketing your business
- funding and support
- investing in Queensland's tourism industry.
Visit the Business Queensland website
Next Generation Tourism Planning
The Next Generation Tourism Planning handbook provides a framework and guidelines that enable the efficient delivery of tourism development.
Developed in consultation with government, stakeholders and industry, the handbook is applicable to a broad range of tourism projects and relevant to all regions and local government areas across Queensland. It provides guidance on:
- planning for tourism and tourism development
- incorporating planning into Queensland’s statutory planning framework.
The Inclusive Tourism resource helps tourism businesses better understand accessibility requirements and how to become a more accessible and inclusive business.
Best Practice for Roadside Rest Areas in Queensland
The Best Practice for Roadside Rest Areas in Queensland is a guide to help local governments and community organisations better design and manage roadside rest areas, promote driver safety and enhance the drive tourism experience.
Read the Best Practice for Roadside Rest Areas in Queensland guide.
The Ecotourism Toolkit provides information and guidelines to help developers and investors make informed decisions regarding the development of ecotourism products on different land tenures.
Download the Ecotourism Toolkit (PDF 6.7MB)
Disaster planning and recovery
We provide resources to assist tourism operators to plan, prepare and respond to a natural disaster
Visit the Disaster Recovery webpage for more information
Last updated: 18 Dec 2020