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Better Australian tourist safety urged

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PHUKET - Australia has called for better safety of Australians visiting Phuket, now called the most dangerous place in the world for Australians despite being one of the country's top holiday destinations. 

A tourist reads an electronic book on the sand at water's edge on a beach in Phuket. Phuket is attracting an increasing number of foreign tourists to its beaches, with more than six million expected in 2013. (EPA photo)

Jonathan Kenna, deputy head of mission at the Australian embassy in Thailand, said on Tuesday safety was at the top of the priority list, as more tourists from the country head for the kingdom.

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