Australia - Protection for Queensland Surf Breaks

Surfing and environmental experts gathered on the Gold Coast today to discuss potential new legal protections for Queensland’s World Surfing Reserves.

Queensland Minister for Sport Mick de Brenni encouraged discussion on how to legislate lasting protections for point and beach breaks around Noosa, and the ocean stretch from Snapper to Burleigh on the Gold Coast.

Minister de Brenni noted “this is a major step forward after Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk recently declared preservation of these iconic breaks as a top priority.

“Today is about hearing from a range of key international experts including marine and environmental scientists, and representatives from surfing, to discuss how we can protect our World Surfing Reserves for generations to come.

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