The Victorian Government has announced stronger requirements for businesses in regional Victoria – now required to refuse seated service or bookings for residents from metropolitan Melbourne. The guidelines have been updated to reflect these requirements. View them here.
Applications for the Outdoor Eating and Entertainment Package and the Licensed Hospitality Venue Fund are now open. Find out more
In partnership with the Victorian Government, City of Melbourne is delivering a landmark $100 million recovery fund that will reactivate the central city. Apply now – Applications close on 23 October.
State and Federal governments supported by private industry, regularly provide comprehensive research analysis and reporting for tourism industry businesses, regardless of business size.
TEVE Research Unit (for Victorian tourism data)
Victoria’s Tourism, Events and Visitor Economy (TEVE) research unit analyses and collates research and statistics relevant to Victoria’s tourism industry. To find out more visit the TEVE research unit website.
Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS)
The Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) maintains comprehensive Australian and Victorian data with regular new statistics that will help people to understand the impacts of COVID-19.
Relevant releases are listed in the resources below, with more available on the ABS website.
Tourism Research Australia (TRA)
Tourism Research Australia (TRA) provide statistics and research for both international and domestic tourism that reveals the economic value of tourism to the economy.
TRA’s COVID-19 related releases are listed in the resources below.
VALUE OF TOURISM - AUSTRALIA
2018-19 Regional Tourism Satellite results show the value of tourism to Australia's tourism regions.
August 2020 - The Role of Domestic Travel in Australia's Tourism Recovery.
VALUE OF TOURISM - VICTORIA
2018-19 data includes: tourism contribution to GSP, GVA and GRP and tourism employment.
DOMESTIC CORPORATE SENTIMENT RESEARCH
August 2020 - Attitudes towards restarting domestic business events.
RESTARTING TOURISM... SLOWLY
June 2020 - COVID-19 Tourism Sector Analysis by Deloitte.
BUSINESS IMPACTS OF COVID-19
Information on the incidence and nature of impacts due to COVID-19, as experienced by businesses operating in Australia.
HOUSEHOLD IMPACTS OF COVID-19
Insights into the prevalence and nature of impacts from COVID-19 on households in Australia.