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AIS3809 - Tourism and Indigenous Australia

6 points, SCA Band 1, 0.125 EFTSL

Undergraduate Faculty of Arts

Leader: Andrew Gunstone


Not offered in 2007


This unit provides students with an opportunity to investigate and examine the contribution Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people make to the tourism industry in Australia. Case studies will provide the framework to study the various tourist attractions and management arrangements; particularly the level and nature of involvement of Indigenous Australians. A one day field excursion will be part of this unit.


Major case study/project (2000 words): 50%
Examination (2 hours): 40%
Draft proposal for major project (500 words): 10%
Third-year students will be expected to demonstrate more sophisticated analytical skills and submit work which demonstrates that they have read more extensively.

Contact hours

2 hours (1 x 2 hour seminar) per week


AIS1010 or AIS1011 or equivalent


AIS2809; GSC3802 (2000 and previously)