Back to nature: Rising international and interstate tourist numbers have benefited the industry

The role of the Nature Reserves and Conservation Parks industry is to protect Australia's flora, fauna and natural ecosystems. Industry operators, such as government agencies, Indigenous groups and private landholders, manage Australia's network of protected land areas, known as the National Reserve System. State government agencies manage most national and state parks, while the Federal Government manages only six national parks. Alongside terrestrial protected areas, the industry also manages marine parks and reserves.Government funding generates most of the revenue for the Nature Reserves and Conservation Parks industry. Consequently, the industry is highly sensitive to government funding cuts...read more.

Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • Rising ecotourism has prompted renewed government investment in the industry
  • Industry employment numbers have declined, as operators have increasingly relied on volunteers
  • Non-government revenue sources are forecast to become more prominent over the next five years
  • Industry Report - Industry Key Buyers Chapter

    The Nature Reserves and Conservation Parks industry has moderate market share concentration. The four largest industry operators are the respective national parks departments of Western Australia, Victoria, Queensland, and New South Wales. These four state departments manage a large portion of protected national parks and recreational gardens, accounting for an expected 66.2% of industry revenue in 2018-19.Market share concentration has fluctuated over the past five years. Over the two years through 2014-15, market share concentration fell as most state governments cut funding to their national parks departments. This enabled smaller private and community-managed parks to increase their share of industry revenue. How...purchase to read more.

    Additional Insights for the Nature Reserves and Conservation Parks Industry

    IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Nature Reserves and Conservation Parks Industry are

  • Effective product promotion
  • Ability to educate the wider community
  • Highly-trained workforce
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Public concerns over environmental issues and Domestic tourist visitor nights in the Nature Reserves and Conservation Parks industry impact industry performance..

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    What is the Nature Reserves and Conservation Parks Industry?

    The industry consists of nature reserves and conservation parks, which preserve flora and fauna in their natural environment. The industry includes national parks, state parks and other parks managed by local, state and federal governments. The industry also includes nature reserves managed by private landholders, communities and non-government organisations.

    Industry Products
  • Strict nature reserves
  • Wilderness areas
  • National and state parks
  • Natural monuments
  • Habitat and species management areas
  • Protected landscapes and seascapes
  • Protected areas with sustainably used natural resources
  • Marine reserves
  • Industry Activities
  • Management of national and state parks
  • Management of nature reserves
  • Management of natural monuments
  • Management of marine parks
  • Table of Contents

    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Public concerns over environmental issues
  • Domestic tourist visitor nights
  • Average weekly hours worked
  • International travel to Australia

  • Current Performance
  • Government funding
  • Non-government revenue
  • Cost structure
  • Industry structure
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Visitor number drivers
  • Private management
  • Government policy and targets
  • Table: Nature Reserves and Conservation Parks Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Nature Reserves and Conservation Parks Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Consumers

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Commercial Vehicle Wholesaling
  • Environmental Science Services
  • Mining and Industrial Machinery Wholesaling
  • Scientific Research Services

  • Products & Services
  • Habitat and species management areas
  • Natural monuments
  • Strict nature reserves
  • Protected areas with sustainably used natural resources
  • National and state parks
  • Marine reserves
  • Protected landscapes and seascapes
  • Wilderness areas
  • Chart: Nature Reserves and Conservation Parks Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Domestic overnight visitors to all other states and territories
  • Domestic overnight visitors to New South Wales
  • Domestic day visitors
  • International visitors
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Nature Reserves and Conservation Parks Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Nature Reserves and Conservation Parks

  • Basis of Competition
    Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Nature Reserves and Conservation Parks Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    Department of Biodiversity, Conservation and Attractions, Parks Victoria, Office of Environment and Heritage NSW, Department of Environment and Science, Department of Primary Industries, Parks, Water and Environment, Department for Environment and Water,
  • Table: Department of Biodiversity, Conservation and Attractions - financial performance
  • Table: Parks Victoria - financial performance
  • Table: Office of Environment and Heritage NSW - financial performance
  • Table: Department of Environment and Science - financial performance
  • Table: Department of Primary Industries, Parks, Water and Environment - financial performance
  • Table: Department for Environment and Water - financial performance

  • Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Nature Reserves and Conservation Parks Industry
  • Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

  • Technology & Systems
    Revenue Volatility
  • Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth

  • Regulation & Policy
    Industry Assistance
    Table: Industry Data for the Nature Reserves and Conservation Parks Industry
    Includes:
  • Industry Revenue (2010-2024)
  • Industry Gross Product (2010-2024)
  • Establishments (2010-2024)
  • Businesses (2010-2024)
  • Employment (2010-2024)
  • Wages (2010-2024)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Fauna
  • All animal life in a particular area or time period.
  • Flora
  • All plant life in a particular area or time period.
  • National Park
  • An environmentally protected area that is included in the National Reserve System. Most national parks are operated by state governments.
  • National Reserve System (Nrs)
  • A network of protected areas designed to conserve examples of natural landscapes, and native plants and animals.
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