A children's safety group says a four-year-old girl's fall from a Gold Coast high-rise building should act as a wake-up call over the safety of many balconies and balustrades.

The girl fell from a balcony on the eighth floor of the Phoenician apartment building in Broadbeach on Thursday afternoon. Miraculously she survived, suffering a broken leg and abdominal injuries, with a first-floor garden bed breaking her fall and likely saving her life. Kidsafe Queensland chief executive Susan Teerds says…