Queensland’s climate and abundant outdoor space is a part of our lifestyle. While enjoying our natural environment it is important to consider the dangers.
Information to help you stay safe in and around the water.
Be aware of any potential dangers and take care of yourself when camping.
New pool safety laws have been introduced in Queensland to prevent childhood drowning. Pool fences and safety can prevent accidents in and around pools.
It is important to swim between the red and yellow flags as they indicate the area of the beach patrolled by lifesavers. This area has been assessed by lifesaving personnel as the safest area for you to swim.
Visiting parks and forests can be dangerous if you are not aware of local dangers. To stay safe it is important to plan your trip and pay attention to warning signs.
Queensland has the highest rate of skin cancer in the world, which is why skin cancer prevention and protection is important to health.
In Queensland, it is illegal to light a fire in the outdoors without a permit. Every year large scale bushfires are caused by smaller fires, such as campfires and BBQs, getting out of control.
Ensure your next trip on the water is safe with the following information on safety equipment requirement, trip preparation tips, alcohol rules and marine warnings.
The beaches and oceans of tropical Queensland are home to some dangerous marine creatures that should be avoided to keep yourself safe
Take care, plan ahead and use the following tips to stay safe around your barbecue.