Tourists and Beach Safety in Queensland, Australia
UNIVERSITY OR ORGANISATION: University of Queensland, Surf Life Saving Queensland
SUBJECT: Beaches & Rips
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.
JOURNAL / PUBLICATION
Tourism in Marine Environments
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