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Could bubbles be the answer to WA's shark problem?

Shark

Aleisha Orr Using bubbles to scare off sharks is one of the methods being considered by researchers to address the high number of fatal shark attacks in Western Australia.

Order to destroy 'massive' shark that killed Perth surfer Ben Linden

Ben Linden

Aleisha Orr A search-and-destroy mission is continuing for a great white shark up to five metres long that killed a surfer off the WA coast about 160 kilometres north of Perth.

Setback in push to mine WA's South West

A West Australian mining warden has recommended rejection of a proposal to explore for bauxite south of Bridgetown, in the state's South West region.

Barnett tried to keep Porter in WA

Treasurer Christian Porter

Courtney Trenwith Premier Colin Barnett said he tried to persuade Christian Porter not to leave state politics but ultimately respected his career-driven decision.

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National approach to shark numbers

Great White

Aleisha Orr The issue of great white shark numbers has reached the federal government.

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Fatal shark attack north of Perth

shark western australia

Aleisha Orr A friend of the surfer who was killed in a shark attack north of Lancelin this morning is believed to have witnessed the attack.

'Unprecedented' third shark death brings forward aerial patrols

George

Staff reporters Aerial shark patrols along the WA south coast will now start tomorrow, after Premier Colin Barnett agreed to privately lease a helicopter in the wake of an "unprecedented" third fatal attack in two...