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Two Perth beaches to install 24/7 shark alarms

Two Perth beaches to install 24/7 shark alarms

Shark alarms will be installed at two popular Perth beaches after successful trials in the state's South West. 

  • by Heather McNeill

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Tribunal hears call to shake-up Queensland shark cull policy
Animal rights

Tribunal hears call to shake-up Queensland shark cull policy

Humane Society International has launched a legal challenge against the state over its use of lethal measures in the Great Barrier Reef.

  • by Shae McDonald
Shark drumline trial off WA's South West coast gets EPA approval

Shark drumline trial off WA's South West coast gets EPA approval

As a part of the trial 10 SMART drumlines will be set along an 11.5km stretch of the coast, in the Ngari Capes Marine Park.

  • by Hannah Barry
Legal challenge to Great Barrier Reef shark cull
Great Barrier Reef

Legal challenge to Great Barrier Reef shark cull

Humane Society International will push for the removal of the 173 lethal drumlines installed in the world heritage-listed marine park.

  • by Aaron Bunch
North Queensland shark attack now thought to have been a toadfish

North Queensland shark attack now thought to have been a toadfish

Is it a shark? No, probably a toadfish.

  • by Felicity Caldwell
Shark bites girl and grandmother in north Queensland
Animals

Shark bites girl and grandmother in north Queensland

The pair were attacked by a shark on Hamilton Island in the Whitsundays on Thursday morning.

  • by Lydia Lynch
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Warning for Rottnest crayfishers as sharks circle inflatable boat
Rottnest Island

Warning for Rottnest crayfishers as sharks circle inflatable boat

Rohan Lewis told 9 News Perth he had been on an inflatable boat off the coast of the popular tourist island when he saw a large shark approach his boat.

  • by staff writers
‘I looked it in the eye’: WA boy's remarkably chilled reaction to close encounter with shark
Surfing

‘I looked it in the eye’: WA boy's remarkably chilled reaction to close encounter with shark

The local boy was surfing in Yallingup Bay on Monday when he noticed the Westpac shark spotting helicopter stop and hover above him and another older surfer.

  • by Heather McNeill
Shark spotted inside the net at Brighton Le Sands beach
Shark

Shark spotted inside the net at Brighton Le Sands beach

Videos posted to social media show the shark swimming at the Brighton-Le-Sands beach close to shore on Tuesday afternoon.

'It was a big one': Four-metre shark spotted off Tamarama Beach
Shark

'It was a big one': Four-metre shark spotted off Tamarama Beach

A drone crew spotted the shark and a megaphone was used to alert swimmers and surfers to get out of the water.

  • by Sarah Keoghan
Moruya and North Head beaches closed after shark sightings
Shark

Moruya and North Head beaches closed after shark sightings

The four sharks, one of which was 2.5 metres long, kept returning to the area forcing authorities to close the beaches for 24 hours.

  • by Jasper Lindell & Angela Thompson