chapter  6
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Tourism

In1982-83Australiansspent221500000nightsinbedsotherthan theirown.AndthosewereonlytheonesrecordedbytheTourism Commission.Eachofthoseaway-nightshadtobeatleast40km fromhome,butnotoverseas,toqualify.Thegreatmajorityof thesetripswereforpleasureorholiday.Putanotherway,thestatisticstellusthatinoneyearAustraliansmadeover23milliontripsof morethan40kminvolvingatleastonenight'sstop.