Valuing Victoria's Parks - Accounting for ecosystems
Valuing Victoria’s Parks Report provides world-leading information on the value of Victoria’s parks to Australia's communities and the economy (summary and full report are available). The report shows tourists spend $1.4 billion per year in Victoria related to their visits to parks, adding 14,000 jobs to the State’s economy. Additionally, Victoria's parks contain over one million hectares of catchments which supply water used for drinking, food production and other industries. The value of water filtration services provided by parks is estimated at $83 million per year.