Jet Ski injury statistics at odds with logic behind record high NSW licence fees

Here’s why the new Jet Ski licence fees in NSW – close to $2000 for 10 years, the most expensive in the world – don’t add up. Authorities say the increases are due to rising injury costs, but the statistics say otherwise.

Jet Ski safety: UNSW studies impact of COVID-19 travel restrictions

Record sales of Jet Skis and personal watercraft amid international travel restrictions due to the coronavirus crisis has seen an increase in boat-related drownings in NSW – overtaking swimming deaths for the first time.  

Exclusive: Boaties – not Jet Ski riders – more at risk of death despite safety crackdowns

Research by Watercraft Zone has debunked the myth that riders of Jet Skis and personal watercraft are more at risk of death on the water, amid recent safety campaigns that repeatedly target Jet Skis and PWCs.