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Regional Impact of Ports

Regional Impact of Ports

Publication Type:
Research Report 101

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ISBN:
0 642 43292 9

ISSN:
1440-9569

Release Date:
March 2000

This report presents the results of a Bureau of Transport Economics project on the regional impact of ports. It includes a general framework for undertaking port impact studies in Australia and a case study that applies the framework to the Port of Fremantle, Western Australia. By measuring both direct and flow-on effects, the case study estimated that the Port of Fremantle was responsible for 0.8% of all employment in Western Australia, with a value added contribution of 0.9% to Western Australia's Gross State Product.