2002 Year of the Outback
|(Contributing division: Regional Policy)||Achieved|
Effectiveness: Contribution to improved understanding of what the outback has meant to the nation's development and self-image
Cost: $0.6 million
Location: Regional rural and remote Australia
The department contributed to over 3000 events and activities held across Australia during 2002 Year of the Outback, showcasing the knowledge, culture and passion of the outback along with its traditional hospitality to international and domestic visitors.
These events have provided economic benefits to regional communities and have promoted better awareness between regional and metropolitan Australia: