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Going to Wild Places I Could Only Dream About - Slideshow

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Going to Wild Places I Could Only Dream About - Slideshow

  1. 1. Going to Wild Places I could only dream about
  2. 2. Size of Accessible Tourism Market • Almost 1 in 5 Australians has a disability. ABS Survey of Disability ,Aging & Carers 2009 • People with a disability spend 8 billion a year on Australian Tourism accounting for 11% of total tourism expenditure. • 88% of people with a disability take a holiday each year. Taken from National Visitor Survey (2003) as analysed by Darcy & Dwyer (2008)
  3. 3. Battery pack & hub motor
  4. 4. Promotion of Accessibility Equipment • Facebook & YouTube • Tourism Victoria & Tourism Australia • Travel agents that specialise in holidays for people with disabilities e.g. Travability • Disability & Carer support organisations e.g. Scope, Carers Victoria • Disability Recreation Websites e.g. NICAN • Community Events in Parks
  5. 5. Park Accessibility Evaluation Manual A guide for the collection of accessibility information to assist visitors with a disability, slow walkers, the elderly and families with young children.
  6. 6. For further information visit the Accessibility & Inclusion webpage at www.parks.vic.gov.au or call 13 1963.

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