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Challenges of estimating the value of tourism and recreation in the Murray Darling Basin


Hatton MacDonald, DA and Tapsuwan, S and Albouy, S and Rimbaud, A, Challenges of estimating the value of tourism and recreation in the Murray Darling Basin, Water Policy, Tourism, and Recreation: Lessons from Australia, Routledge, Crase L and O'Keefe S (ed), United Kingdom, pp. 33-51. ISBN 9781617260872 (2011) [Research Book Chapter]

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The Murray-Darling Basin provides the backdrop for a growing tourism and recreation sector (Hassall and Gillespie 2004). This sector encompasses a range of activities, from traditional pursuits such as duck hunting , fishing , and boating to, more recently, eco-based tourism and recreation and a flourishing food and wine culture. In combmation, tourism, recreation, and amenity values in the Murray-Darling Basin provide jobs and livelihoods for small tourism businesses in the region.

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Item Type:Research Book Chapter
Keywords:Murray-Darling Basin, resource management
Research Division:Economics
Research Group:Applied economics
Research Field:Environment and resource economics
Objective Division:Environmental Policy, Climate Change and Natural Hazards
Objective Group:Environmental policy, legislation and standards
Objective Field:Environmental protection frameworks (incl. economic incentives)
UTAS Author:Hatton MacDonald, DA (Professor Darla Hatton MacDonald)
ID Code:103511
Year Published:2011
Deposited By:Faculty of Business
Deposited On:2015-10-14
Last Modified:2018-03-15

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