Glossary of terms

This section defines key terms used in this report.

  1. Eligible attraction – One of the listed 18 products or attractions which achieve the national benchmarks which results in significant tourist traffic
  2. Seasonal attractions –attractions that operate for a minimum of 9 months, with multiple experiences available to visitors.  It is expected that only products such as snow felids would provided sufficient depth and quantity of experience to be classified as a seasonal attraction
  3. Expressway type road - A divided highway for through traffic with full or partial control of access and generally with grade separation at intersections. The term includes expressways, freeways, tollways and motorways (as defined in AS 1348).
  4. Traffic control device - Any sign, signal, pavement marking or other installation placed or erected by a public authority or official body having the necessary jurisdiction, for the purpose of regulating, warning or guiding road users
  5. Critical Mass (wine regions) – it is expected that a variety of wine cellar doors specialising in different style of wines open to the public on any given day of the week.
  6. Community  or recreation facility - A specific facility not necessarily related to travel, but which may be sought by visitors to a district, and which includes recreational facilities, e.g. library, swimming pool; public facilities, e.g. telephone, emergency medical service; and administrative facilities, e.g. town hall, post office
  7. Well established – an attraction that is of genuine interest to tourists and shall cater for casual visitation. Generally an attraction should be operating for at least 3 to 6 months to ensure business is operating and meeting the guidelines. 
  8. Touring route – for the simplification of the application and assessment process this category replaces the following categories:
    • Themed Touring Routes,
    • Touring routes (without a theme) and
    • Themed Touring Routes of National Significance