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VCE  |  Geography – Unit 2 Tourism  |  Resources


Download a Google doc describing the key knowledge and skills addressed by each resource.
Fieldwork activities for Sovereign Hill


Maps and photos
Visitor map
Site contour map
Slide show of photos with notes


Area of Study 1: Characteristics of Tourism
International Tourism Statistics from Austrade
Domestic Tourism Statistics from Austrade
Videos: The Characteristics of Tourism. Interviews with Garry Burns, Sovereign Hill Marketing Director
Sovereign Hill visitation statistics (download in Microsoft Word)
Visit Victoria or Trip Advisor top 10 Victorian destinations
Getting here
Austrade China Approved Destination Scheme
Austrade China Free Trade Agreement
Austrade Sovereign Hill Video Free Trade Agreement


Area of Study 2: Impact of Tourism
The Sovereign Hill Charter
Sovereign Hill Economic Study (The executive summary might be most appropriate.)
Goldrush Revival article
from Rush Magazine Issue 1
Sovereign Hill’s Tourist Boom, The Courier, 31 July 2017
Video: The Characteristics of Tourism 2. Interview with Garry Burns, Sovereign Hill Marketing Director (There is a question about marketing and economic sustainability towards the end.)
Video: Environmental Impacts of Tourism at Sovereign Hill. Interview with Jarrod Page, Sovereign Hill Operations Manager (Environmental impacts)
Video: The Socio-cultural Value of Tourism at Sovereign Hill. Interview with Brett Dunlop, Sovereign Hill Director of Museums (Socio - cultural value)

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