A family holiday cottage on the outskirts of Perth is a popular spot for people to gather, and many of them would prefer not to live in the area.
A survey by property consultancy Redgrave & Partners (RFP) found that almost half of those surveyed had made a holiday home or apartment available to guests during the holidays, while just over a third of people were concerned about the health effects of living nearby.
The company polled its members on their holiday home and accommodation preferences, and found that a third said they would be more likely to stay away from homes in the coastal zone, compared to the more rural parts of the state.
More: A total of 1,200 people were interviewed by the company, who surveyed people on a range of issues including:the impact of air pollution,whether they would use public transport or carpools,the amount of time they would spend outside, and the impact of noise, which could impact on health.
It found that the people who lived in coastal areas were significantly more likely than those living further inland to have reservations about the air quality.
“In coastal areas, people’s health is not considered an important concern,” said Dr Paul Denton, RFP’s research director.
The survey found that people were more likely if they lived in rural areas to say that air pollution was their biggest worry, but that the number of people concerned about noise was relatively small. “
It’s very much an issue of health and wellbeing.”
The survey found that people were more likely if they lived in rural areas to say that air pollution was their biggest worry, but that the number of people concerned about noise was relatively small.
“The majority of people living further from the coast say they don’t mind it, they just don’t like it,” Dr Denton said.
“When you’re talking about people living on the coast, it’s not as bad as in the inland areas.”
It’s still an issue for people living near the coast who feel it’s very noisy, but I think it’s an issue that people in coastal communities feel is quite a bit more urgent.
“People living near major road networks have been the most likely to say they would not move to coastal areas during the festive period, and this was followed by those living near rural and remote roads.
Dr Denton also found that many people living in coastal regions were concerned that air quality would become more toxic.”
The biggest issue we have found is the potential for pollution to be worse when there’s lots of people out and about, or people who are more mobile,” he said.
In the wake of the coronavirus outbreak, the number and type of coronaviruses being detected has dropped in parts of Australia, particularly the Northern Territory, but it remains a major health concern.
Dr James Dyer, a senior lecturer at the Australian National University’s School of Environmental and Rural Studies, said that people who live in coastal zones would be particularly affected.”
I think there’s a lot of people in the northern coastal zone who have suffered the effects of the virus, and some of them have experienced some respiratory problems,” he told Business Insider.”
There’s a huge proportion of people who have been affected by the virus in that area and they have a pretty good understanding of what’s going on with the virus.
“But I think there are a lot more people in Northern Australia that have been living in areas that have suffered quite severely from the virus.”
Dr Dyer also said that coastal communities were particularly vulnerable to the impacts of the air pollution in the summer.
“One of the main concerns is that air pollutants can linger on your body and make it harder to catch viruses,” he explained.
“So you can have a high risk of developing respiratory illness, for example, when you have air pollution that is affecting your respiratory system.”
That’s something that’s very, very common in coastal environments.
“He added that a large proportion of coronivirus cases in the Northern Australian region are linked to outdoor activities such as swimming and boating, which has led to a lot less air pollution during the summer months.”
A lot of the problems associated with outdoor activities like swimming, boating and playing the guitar are linked in many cases to outdoor air pollution,” Dr Jardine said.
Dr Jardina also said the state needed to be more proactive about preventing the spread of the illness.”
So we need to be proactive, because there are very many people who will become infected if they don