Publication Date

2000

DAFWA Collections

Natural resources

Publisher

Agriculture Western Australia

City

Bunbury, W.A.

Abstract

The focus of the study tour to United States, United Kingdom and Germany was agricultural and nature based. Six recurring themes were identified on tour as keys to a vibrant economy in the south west of Western Australia. This report is divided into each of these themes and provides an insight into lessons learnt while overseas, and how these might be adapted to Australia. The themes identified were:

  • Agri-tourism,
  • Marketing
  • Restructuring rural Communities - Building on natural resource management
  • Land use planning
  • Developing improved linkages with higher education
  • Leadership

Number of Pages

59

Keywords

Marketing, Rural communities, Rural tourism, Ecotourism, Germany, Economic development, USA, Great Britain, Western Australia, Higher education, Land use, Tourism.

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