Impacts of Protected Areas on the Regional Economy of North-East NSW

Protected areas can provide a range of economic values to society including those associated with recreation and conservation. Visitation to, and management of protected areas, also provides stimulation to regional economies from the expenditures that occur within the region.

Date
1 August 2006
Publisher
Department of Environment and Conservation NSW
Type
Publication
Status
Final
Cost
Free
Language
English
Tags
  • ISBN 1-74137-9970
  • ID DEC20060454
  • File PDF 284KB
  • Pages 46
  • Name impacts-protected-areas-regional-economy-north-east-nsw-060454.pdf

Buultjens and Luckie (2002) estimated the regional economic impact of seven national parks in north-eastern NSW using primary visitor and national park expenditure data and output multipliers and employment/output ratios obtained from other studies. The parks assessed were:

  • Yuraygir;
  • Nightcap;
  • Border Ranges;
  • Boonoo Boonoo;
  • Bald Rock;
  • Gibraltar Range; and
  • Washpool.