Useful resources in the planning, implementation and management of outdoor recreation
Sport and active recreation provide large benefits to Queenslanders, through various economic and social channels. Total economic and social benefits are estimated to be in the order of $18 billion, an amount equivalent to around 5% of Gross State Product (GSP).
The sport and active recreation sector directly and indirectly supports economic activity and jobs across Queensland. Sport and active recreation are estimated to make an economic contribution of around $5 billion per annum, or nearly 1½ % of GSP. READ FULL REPORT
Queensland Government Statewide Outdoor Recreation Framework
Designed to protect and improve access to outdoor recreation places and spaces; promote outdoor recreation opportunities and participation; and enhance the sustainability and capacity of the outdoor recreation sector. (Released October 2014)
SEQ Outdoor Recreation Strategy
Developed in 2010 to guide the coordination, assessment, planning, delivery and management of outdoor recreation opportunities and facilities across the state and in particular the SEQ region.
Outdoor Recreation Management Strategy for Brisbane's Natural Areas 2011 - 2021
To optimise the natural and cultural values of Brisbane’s natural areas while ensuring that visitor access and use is nature-based and sustainable
Useful Links & Resources
Recreation planning involves collecting and analysing information, to make sure the right facilities and venues for recreation and sport are developed and that the right places are protected to meet our future recreation needs
Design & Development of an Outdoor Recreation Facility
Guidelines to assist the private sector plan and manage land to increase the amount of private land made available to the public for outdoor recreation activities.