Can we do more to keep our visitors safe? Could the search for the two Germans have started earlier? Is world-wide news reporting of such tragedies harming out tourism industry? Do we need better mobile phone range, and why don't we use cutting edge technology? By ERWIN CHLANDA.
Sir – The bodies of the elderly, young children and babies can’t always regulate temperature changes efficiently making them more susceptible to extreme conditions. Know the signs of heat stress (muscle cramps, paleness, dizziness, headache, nausea, increased heart rate, fainting, excessive sweating or no sweating with high temperature and hot, dry skin) and seek medical attention if necessary, writes Dr Stephen Gourley, Director of Emergency Medicine, Alice Springs Hospital.