Director of National Parks © Commonwealth of Australia 2012
The Experience Development Strategy, Guidelines for Steering Committees has been updated to include practical advice drawn from recent experiences in the National Landscapes Program. The Guidelines now contain an easy-to-use checklist of essential EDS requirements, templates for an annual implementation plan and appointing a consultant, as well as ideas for managing the project.
Purpose of the document
This document aims to provide guidance to the National Landscapes Steering Committees as you prepare your Experience Development Strategies (EDS). The Guidelines draw on lessons learnt from the EDS produced by the Australian Alps, Australia's Coastal Wilderness, the Flinders Ranges, Great Ocean Road and Cairns-Townsville region.
Each National Landscape is at a different stage in its tourism development cycle and faces varying challenges, issues and opportunities in a quest to deliver a strong destination and globally competitive visitor experiences to the target market. Program Managers, Parks Australia and Tourism Australia are available to assist with specific queries as they arise.
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