Accessible & Inclusive Tourism

Year of Accessible Tourism

2023 has been declared the Year of Accessible Tourism in Queensland.

With 1 in 5 Australian's having a verified disability it is estimated that the annual expenditure by tourists with a disability (both overnight and day) based on National Visitor Survey (NVS) data is around $3.2 billion annually.

The 2023 Year of Accessible Tourism in Queensland includes:

  • $10 million Accessible Tourism Queensland Fund
  • $1 million Awareness and Capability Program
  • $1 million Visitor Experience Development initiative.

The Accessible Tourism Queensland Fund will support small to medium size tourism and events businesses to develop or enhance accessibility for people of all abilities.

Future free online accessible tourism training sessions

  • Inclusive Recruitment – Thursday 13 July, 3pm and Wednesday 4 October, 11am.
  • Accessibility Adjustment and Universal Design – Thursday 10 August, 4pm and Tuesday 31 October, 11am.
  • Accessible Web and Online Content Design – Wednesday 6 September, 11am.
  • Queensland Tourism Week (details TBA) – Monday 20 November, 4pm.
  • Further information and registration links will be provided closer to the events.

Information here

Year of Accessible Tourism
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