1384.6 - Statistics - Tasmania, 2008  
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Tasmanians are becoming more aware of the physical, social and psychological benefits that can be gained through participation in a satisfying leisure activity.

In 1998-99, Tasmanian households spent an average $81.30 a week, or 13.7% of their expenditure, on recreation Household Expenditure Survey, Australia: Summary of Results, cat. no. 6530.0).

Sport and Recreation Tasmania is part of the Department of Economic Development, the Tasmanian Government agency responsible for the development and implementation of economic and social strategies for Tasmania.


Department of Economic Development web site, http://www.development.tas.gov.au. The department's annual report and other information can be found on this web site under 'News and publications'.

Sport and Recreation Tasmania web site, http://www.development.tas.gov.au/sportrec/

This section contains the following subsection :
        Children participating in selected leisure activities
        Participation in selected outdoor recreation activities

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