Every Government dollar that is invested in Tourism creates a reliable, sustainable and regional stimulus to the economy and employment.
This is why other states are increasing their investment rather than withdrawing support at this critical time.
It's people like Luke who employ part of the 40,000 people who work in tourism-related businesses in our State.
There are more than 18,000 tourism businesses in South Australia.
Many of these are run by families, just like how Alan and his family run two holiday parks in SA.
Tourism visitor expenditure brings $5.5 billion to the South Australian economy.
This is money spent at businesses like Julio's, who are passionate about providing a great experience to their customers and creating local jobs.