Prof Terry DeLacy

Prof Terry DeLacy

Terry DeLacy is a Professorial Fellow in the College of Business at Victoria University.

Terry's research area is in environmental policy specialising in sustainable tourism, most recently focusing on climate change and destinations in the emerging green economy. He is currently leading projects in Bali, Indonesia and Chengde, China on developing green growth 2050 roadmaps and in the Pacific on developing vulnerability/resilience frameworks for the tourism sector to adapt to hazards and risks including to those from climate change.

He has authored seven books, over 100 journal articles, 30 keynote addresses, been granted (as co-inventor) 2 provisional patents, received 9 Australian Research Council grants, attracted approximately $12 million in personal research & supervised 28 PhD students.

Together with colleagues he has recently authored 2 books:

  • Green Growth and Travelism: Letters from Leaders and;
  • Green Growth and Tourism: Going There, Being Their and Living There

Terry has extensive, research, policy, project and educational experience in Asia-Pacific, in particular in China. He was appointed by the Queensland Government to the Queensland China Council and by the Australian Government to the Joint Indian Australian Tourism Working Party. He is also a joint founder of the Oceania Sustainable Tourism Alliance.

Project leadership

This project was commissioned and funded entirely by the Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning, Victoria.

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