Golf Industry Central Winter 2012 - Page 28

Golf Australia releases Carbon Tax study for clubs Golf Australia, in cooperation with Golf Management Australia and the Australian Golf Course Superintendents’ Association, recently commissioned a study into the economic impacts of the incoming Carbon Tax on Australian golf clubs and the wider industry. As regular and often considerable consumers of electricity, petrol and diesel in daily operations, the tax has the potential to have a visible impact on golf clubs with 26 Everyone’s a Champion JUNIOR GOLF QU EENS L A ND join today > their energy bills. The prospective modelling gives golf clubs approximate differences to their energy costs once the tax is enacted. As one of the first sports to provide this information to its industry, Golf Australia is committed to assisting clubs with information for their current and future planning. The Golf Marketing Professionals Clubs with queries relating to the report are welcome to contact Golf Australia’s Head Office on +61 3 9626 5000