This beach safety workshop run by researcher, Dr Masaki Shibata, will introduce you to the beach and its beauty as well as its danger.
Dr. Masaki Shibata, who is a beach safety researcher and a lifesaver at Tamarama beach, will host a workshop for international students, explaining some important information about staying safe on Australian beaches. You will learn how to read beach safety signage, learn what terms such as 'rip' and 'shore dump' mean and be introduced to our unique marine wildlife.
This workshop is for anyone who would like to know more about Australian beaches!
Please note this workshop is part of a research study and a short survey will be conducted during the session. If you do not wish to participate in the survey, it will not be mandatory.
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Acknowledgement of Country
RMIT University acknowledges the people of the Woi wurrung and Boon wurrung language groups of the eastern Kulin Nation on whose unceded lands we conduct the business of the University. RMIT University respectfully acknowledges their Ancestors and Elders, past and present. RMIT also acknowledges the Traditional Custodians and their Ancestors of the lands and waters across Australia where we conduct our business - Artwork 'Luwaytini' by Mark Cleaver, Palawa.