Tourist Drowns On Queensland Sunshine Coast Beach

A tourist has died at a popular beach on Queensland's Sunshine Coast.

The 58-year-old man, understood to be a tourist from outside Australia, was pulled unconscious from the surf on Saturday, Queensland Police said.

The man was treated by paramedics at the scene but did not survive.

A post-mortem examination is expected to take place in the next few days.

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The death is believed to be the seventh drowning in six days across the country and the second in one day after a woman drowned in a creek in Victoria on Saturday afternoon.