skip to main content

RESEARCH:

Tourists and Beach Safety in Queensland, Australia

UNIVERSITY OR ORGANISATION: University of Queensland, Surf Life Saving Queensland

 

SUBJECT: Beaches & Rips
TYPE: Article
DATE: 2005


Surf Life Saving Queensland (SLSQ) is a leading authority on beach safety, providing patrol, education, and rescue services to both tourists and local residents along the coast of Queensland, Australia. SLSQ recognizes that tourists are a target group requiring special attention due to their unfamiliarity with ocean beaches and surfing activities. This article describes SLSQ initiatives to provide beach safety for tourists through a focus on service delivery and partnerships with the tourism industry and relevant government agencies.

 

COUNTRY

Australia

AUTHORS

Jeff Wilks

Donna Prendergast

Peter Dawes

Brett Williamson

JOURNAL / PUBLICATION

Tourism in Marine Environments

RESPONDENTS

Tourists Queensland

ACTIVITY

Swimming

Surfing

ENVIRONMENT

Ocean

Beaches

AGE

N/A

GENDER

Male / Female

ETHNICITY

Chinese

Czech

English

Fijian

German

Indian

Japanese

Singaporean

South African

Swiss

Taiwanese

 

 
 

 

 

 

We are leading the development of customised insights that help explain New Zealand’s drowning problem, and shape interventions for safe play across our waterways.
For information contact the Head of Data, Research and Insights on wsnz@watersafety.org.nz

 
+ Text Size -