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Industry resources

  • South Australian Tourism Plan 2030

    Setting a bold ambition to grow South Australia’s visitor economy to $12.8 billion by 2030, generating an additional 16,000 jobs.

  • Tourism Industry Development Fund

    $20 million to support and stimulate private sector investment in new and improved regional accommodation, and the development of quality tourism product and experiences.

  • Regional Growth Fund

    $10 million is available for regional growth projects that will unlock new economic activity in South Australia’s regions.

Investment bodies and organisations

  • Nature-based Tourism Co-investment Fund

    Assisting eligible businesses and organisations to partner with the South Australian Government to deliver sustainable, quality tourism experiences in the state. Grants from $20,000 to $1 million available.

  • Economic and Business Growth Fund

    $100 million has been committed by the South Australian Government to promote economic growth in the state by encouraging the growth of existing industries, developing new industries, building international connections and attracting foreign and national direct investment.

  • Australian Tourism: Open for investment

    Discover why there's nothing like Australia for tourism investment.

  • Investing in Australia's cities

    Business opportunities in Australia's cities.

  • DTI Investment team

    The Tourism team can provide insight and knowledge on the sector investment opportunities, partnerships and collaborations.

  • South Australian Tourism Commission

    We are committed to growing our visitor economy to $12.8 billion by 2030.

  • Tourism Australia

    Responsible for attracting international visitors to Australia, both for leisure and business.

  • Austrade

    Austrade’s role within the tourism industry is to develop policy, attract investment and provide research to grow Australia’s tourism market share.

  • Australian Hotels Association (South Australia Branch)

    Representing and protecting the commercial interests of hoteliers throughout South Australia.

Knowledge and innovation

  • University of South Australia

    The university’s Centre for Tourism and Leisure Management leads research in tourism, hospitality, events, sport and leisure.

  • Flinders University

    Offering a range of tourism courses and associated research projects to the tourism sector.

  • The University of Adelaide

    Providing tourism and environment courses.


    Offering a wide range of tourism and hospitality courses.

Primary connections

  • Tourism Industry Council South Australia (TiCSA)

    Leading and developing the South Australian tourism industry, engaging with and strengthening tourism businesses to grow the visitor economy.

  • Department for Environment and Water

    Driving the sustainable development of South Australia’s natural resources and heritage, to deliver economic prosperity and a vibrant and healthy society.

  • Adelaide Convention Bureau

    Developing Adelaide, South Australia as a leading business events destination.

  • Regional Development Authority (RDA)

    The RDA brings together all levels of government to support the development of regional Australia, building partnerships to develop strategies and deliver sustainable infrastructure and services.

Sector growth

  • International Centre for Food, Hospitality and Tourism Studies

    This state-of-the-art centre will be a year-round global attraction to build upon Adelaide’s reputation as a hub for food, tourism, hospitality and culture.

Sector insights

  • Nature based tourism plan

    South Australia has a plan to transform the state’s nature-based tourism sector.

  • South Australian Regional Visitor Strategy 2020

    Outlining the opportunities to grow South Australia’s regional visitor economy by $1 billion and create 1,000 jobs.

  • Tourism Research Australia

    Providing research and analysis on the economic value of tourism to the Australian economy.

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