GOLD Coast City Council has called in surfing groups to help tackle surf rage and overcrowding on Coast beaches.
The Council is wanting to implement a surf management plan to address the increasing problem.
A number of ideas have been floated, including implementing fees to surf at popular breaks.
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But Mayor Tom Tate says he doesn’t support implementing a surf tax.
“Breaks are public assets that have benefited from significant ratepayer investment and belong to everyone,” he said.
It comes as a number of assault incidents have occurred at popular Gold Coast surfing spots.