Kurt Martin



Sunshine Coast Regional Council

Sunshine Coast, Australia


Kurt Martin is a recreation trails activation officer for the Sunshine Coast Regional Council. He develops new outdoor recreation opportunities and manages nature-based recreation for the Sunshine Coast region. His role aims to provide opportunities for an increasing demand in nature-based recreation while achieving sustainable outcomes.

Kurt holds a bachelor of science in environmental management from the University of Sunshine Coast. He started his career in environmental education on the Great Barrier Reef and has had a long-standing passion for connecting people and nature throughout his life and career.

Kurt’s presentation will focus on how integrating people in nature is a key to our future, and how managing recreation pressure can be achieved with good planning and appropriate development.


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