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The Gold Coast is located on the South East Coast of Queensland in Australia.

Around 10 million tourists visit the Gold Coast area every year: of 849,114 international visitors,    3,468,000 domestic overnight visitors and 5,366,000 daytrip visitors. Tourism is the regionís biggest  industry, directly contributing more than $4.4 billion into the city economy every year and directly accounting for one in four jobs in the city. There are approximately 65,000 bed spaces, 60 kilometres of beach, 600 kilometres of canal, 100,000 hectares of nature reserve, 500 restaurants, 40 golf courses and 5 major theme parks in the city.

 

Gold Coast Seaway

 

City of Gold Coast together with Gold Coast Tourism Corporation are working together to develop a Destination Tourism Management Plan (DTMP) which develops strategies to improve and grow the city's tourism economy and set a future direction for Tourism up to the 2018 Commonwealth games and on to 2023.

 Destination Tourism Management Plan fact sheet

As well as the Destination Management Plan City of Gold Coast has developed the

Accessible and Inclusive City Action Plan 2014-2019

The City of Gold Coastís Accessible and Inclusive City Action Plan is about removing barriers and improving access to City operations. The Plan seeks to enhance the lifestyle and wellbeing of all residents and visitors, regardless of age or ability.

The purpose of these plans  by City of Gold Coast, to aim to improve accessible tourism and make Gold Coast one of the most accessible cities in the world.

 

 

 

 

 

GOLD COAST ACCESSIBLE INFORMATION LINKS

City of Gold Coast - People with Disabilities

 

 

Mobility Access for Gold Coast trams

 

 

 

 

Gold Coast All Abilities Playground

The City of Gold Coast and  Disability Services Queensland have created the Gold Coast's first

'All Abilities Playground'

at Kurrawa Pratten Park,  Broadbeach. The park  provides an innovative, unique and entertaining play space for kids of all ages and abilities.

 

 

 

 

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