|Title||Australian Beach Safety & Management Program|
|Publication Type||Conference Paper|
|Year of Publication||1997|
|Conference Name||International Medical-Rescue Conference|
|Publisher||International Life Saving Federation|
|Conference Location||San Diego, California, USA|
The Australian Beach Safety and Management Program (ABSAMP) was established in 1990 as a joint program between Surf Life Saving Australia (SLSA) and the Coastal Studies Unit, University of Sydney. The aims of the program are to:
This information is now being used in a wide range of applications in beach safety training and management, in public beach safety education, and in local, state and federal coastal policy and management. The ultimate aim is to expand and improve the management and safety on all Australian beaches, and to assist other countries to develop similar programs. This paper provides a brief overview of the program and some of its applications.