Survey #1: Values and experiences

Please take our 5 minute survey to provide us with your perspectives on:

  • how you use the coast and foreshore areas of the Sunshine Coast Local Government Area
  • what you value about our coastline
  • your experiences of coastal hazards (erosion, inundation)
  • your memories and knowledge of how the coast has changed over time.

Your responses will help inform studies on the risk (likelihood and consequence) of coastal hazards for our coast and communities. It will also inform the discussion on appropriate ways to manage coastal hazards in the future.

About you

To start off, we'd like to know a little bit about you.

3. Do you identify as:
Do you identify as a Traditional Owner of the Sunshine Coast:

What do you value about our coastline?

In this section, we want to understand how you use and value our beaches and foreshore areas.

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5. What is your proximity to the coast?
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8. Considering the following coastal values, how significant are each of these values to you?
8. Considering the following coastal values, how significant are each of these values to you? Very significant Somewhat significant Unsure Not very significant Insignificant
Unique landscape features and natural beauty
Recreational opportunities (boating, surfing, fishing, life saving etc.)
Traditional Owner values
Exercise (jogging, walking, cycling, etc.)
Access to the beaches
Natural ecosystem and wildlife
Recreational assets (parks, amenities, coastal pathways and trails etc.)
Work or education opportunities
Commercial or business opportunities
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Your understanding and experiences of coastal hazards

Coastal hazards include erosion, storm tide inundation and permanent inundation. In the next few questions, we're looking for insights into your experiences of coastal hazards, and perspectives on the future.

12. How would you rate your current understanding of the potential for coastal erosion and storm tide inundation in our region?
13. How would you rate your current understanding of the potential for sea level rise and changing storm intensity/frequency in our region?
14. How likely do you think it is that our region will be affected by coastal erosion, storm tide inundation, or increased tidal areas in the future?
15. How prepared do you think our region is to withstand and recover from potential coastal erosion or flooding impacts in the future?
16. Have you been affected by coastal erosion and/or storm tide inundation in the past? This could include impacts to your property/business or your local beach or boat ramp.
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