Safety & Risk Management Links
No matter whether you’re travelling by land, sea or air, a GPS equipped distress beacon can mean all the difference in a life-threatening situation. Beacon registration can be completed online for free.
Source: Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA)
What Happens If I Activate My Distress Beacon?
As an avid wilderness explorer, I’m often out in the middle of nowhere with no phone reception and miles from help. And that’s why I always carry a distress beacon; aka. Personal Locator Beacon (PLB).
Source: Lisa Snow, We are Explorers
Before you leave home check the park alerts on the NPRSR website for the latest information on access, closures and conditions.
Go to Park Alerts
Understanding fire safety, taking steps to prevent fires occurring, and acting appropriately when fires break out, will help protect you, your loved ones and your valuable possessions.
Vehicle safety and related information for all drivers and off-roaders
- Safety Advice for Motorists (NRMA)
- 4WD Handy Hints (
- Top tips for remote 4WD trips (Australian Geographic)
- Safe Driving Tips (Australian 4WD)
- How to pack your 4WD (NRMA)
- ARB4WD (YouTube)
- 4WD Club Links (Courtesy Green Circle member, Toyota Landcruiser Club QLD)
- 4WD How To Guides (Courtesy Green Circle member, Four Wheel Drive Queensland)
Around 250 kids aged 0-14 are killed each year and 58,000 hospitalized, due to road and transport related injuries. These resources may help understand and mitigate these injuries.
Did you know anyone can get skin cancer? Skin cancer doesn’t just affect older people or fair skinned or people with red hair! The simple fact is that anyone of any age can develop skin cancer.
My Sun Protection want you to be able to enjoy the benefits of outdoor activities and better manage your time in the sun.
Visit our Resources Centre for helpful tips on how to keep you and your family sun safe.
Not just Slip, Slop, Slap!
Your Summer Guide to Sunscreen
The Australian summertime drill seems simple enough:
- Slip on a shirt
- Slop on some sunscreen,
- Slap on a hat!
But if you have ever found yourself staring back at a regretful, hyper-sensitive, pink-skinned version of yourself in the mirror thinking,”that sunscreen didn’t work as well as it should have“, then you’re probably doing sunscreen wrong …