eco-tourism Archives - National Parks Association of Queensland

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Eco tourism – review real costs & benefits

Before we follow other states starry eyed about potential short-term gains, let us examine the costs and benefits of existing ecotourism developments.  With this knowledge, there is an opportunity to demonstrate real leadership rather than copy others.

Tourism-centric national parks allocation as a Budget for jobs forgets about conservation

The State Budget has allocated an extra $40 million over two years for national parks, however only $5 million of that will potentially go towards operational funding and conservation planning. The rest is essentially a tourism spend disguised as environmental dollars. Learn why the Queensland Government’s boast of a record environmental spend isn’t all it’s made out to be.

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