New South Wales Shark Attack News

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School of 60 bull sharks causes evacuation of beach at Ballina
The situation continues to be monitored by drones. Northern NSW has been the site of a number of shark attacks in the recent past, and in 2015 Ballina was unofficially given the dubious title of the ...

Surfers ignore warnings of massive school of sharks
Surfers in northern NSW have come under fire for apparently ... A siren was sounded to clear the beach, which is notorious for shark attacks. The Department of Primary Industries’ helicopter ...

More sharks 'than we've had for a long time'
"As soon as we know we will issue this information." Update 2pm: AN AMBULANCE crew were called to attend a shark attack at Lennox Head today. An Ambulance NSW spokesman they were alerted around 1.10pm ...

Qld doubles down on shark control measures on reef
"The NSW Government in northern NSW has been trialling drones ... Mr Furner said after last year's tragic shark attacks at Cid Harbour the State Government had launched a SharkSmart education campaign ...

Do you think drones make the best shark spotters?
FOLLOWING a spate of shark attacks in 2015 drones were deployed along NSW beaches to monitor sharks and develop surveillance procedures. From shark surveillance to general beach patrol they are now a ...

Australian Beach Evacuated After 60 Bull Sharks Spotted In Shallows
Officials from Surf Life Saving NSW cleared the water by Lighthouse Beach in Ballina ... and a white shark attacked another surfer later in the year. A total of 11 shark attacks took place in the ...

Shark blamed for NSW surfer's injuries
A surfer who showed up at a NSW mid-north coast hospital with cuts to his hand and leg has received a surprising diagnosis: shark attack. Police say the 26-year-old was in the water at Port Macquarie ...

Keeping an eye on sharks from sky – are drones a good idea?
Drones were deployed at NSW beaches more than three years to monitor sharks and develop surveillance procedures in an effort to keep beach-goers safe following a spate of attacks in 2015. Andrew’s PhD ...

State steps up shark control program despite court decision
"It is quite bizarre and extraordinary to see NSW taxpayers' money going towards fighting ... "After last year's tragic shark attacks at Cid Harbour, we urge everybody to be shark smart and exercise ...

NSW drumlines hook great whites, huge tiger shark
The NSW government has released new data detailing the latest sharks caught using nonlethal SMART drumline technology, which it claims has helped reduce the risk of shark attacks. Dozens of sharks ...


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Ballina: School of 60 bull sharks causes evacuation of beach - NEWS.com.au
Ballina: School of 60 bull sharks causes evacuation of beach  NEWS.com.au

A massive swarm of up to 60 bull two metre long bull sharks spotted from the air has led to the closure of a popular beach in northern NSW today. The school of ...



Surfers under fire for ignoring warning of dozens of bull sharks at Ballina a...
Surfers under fire for ignoring warning of dozens of bull sharks at Ballina attack hotspot  ABC News

Surfers are being criticised after refusing to heed an alarm when a school of about 60 bull sharks was spotted off Ballina's Lighthouse Beach — not...



Australian Beach Evacuated After 60 Bull Sharks Spotted In Shallows - UNILAD
Australian Beach Evacuated After 60 Bull Sharks Spotted In Shallows  UNILAD

Beach swimmers and surfers were forced to evacuate a popular New South Wales beach on Monday when 60 bull sharks were spotted among the waves.



REVEALED: Northern Rivers shark hotspot - Northern Star
REVEALED: Northern Rivers shark hotspot  Northern Star

NEW drone data has revealed Evans Head to be the hot spot area for aerial shark sightings along the NSW north coast. Newly released data collected from the ...



Qld doubles down on shark control measures on reef - Sunshine Coast Daily
Qld doubles down on shark control measures on reef  Sunshine Coast Daily

The court fight State Government faces to maintain Great Barrier Reef shark control measures.



Do you think drones make the best shark spotters? - Coffs Coast Advocate
Do you think drones make the best shark spotters?  Coffs Coast Advocate

From shark surveillance to general beach patrol they are now a relatively common sight and researchers want to know what you think about them.



Man in serious condition after shark attack on NSW mid-north coast - The Guar...
Man in serious condition after shark attack on NSW mid-north coast  The Guardian

Man surfing at Nambucca Heads receives five deep lacerations to his leg when he is bitten by a shark.



Mexico sail, day one: "Crew feed provisions to greedy seagull!" - BeachGrit
Mexico sail, day one: "Crew feed provisions to greedy seagull!"  BeachGrit

And do bribes still work in Mex? Ohhhh sweet Mexico, I see you there off the port side glimmering in the early morning darkness. Like a dusting of flippy sequins ...



Shark Control Programs to protect swimmers gets a big Budget boost - Mirage News
Shark Control Programs to protect swimmers gets a big Budget boost  Mirage News

The Queensland Government is investing an additional $17.1 million over four years in its Shark Control Program in the 2019-20 budget to ensure even...



Watch: Zany Q and A with Heavy Water director Mike Oblowitz and its star Nath...
Watch: Zany Q and A with Heavy Water director Mike Oblowitz and its star Nathan Fletcher  BeachGrit

"And then he hammered a roofer's nail up his nostril!" Live in the US? Want to see a surf film that'll apparently make you suck the lipstick from th...




We Focus on Shark Attacks Information for Ocean Users...

School of 60 bull sharks causes evacuation of beach at Ballina
The situation continues to be monitored by drones. Northern NSW has been the site of a number of shark attacks in the recent past, and in 2015 Ballina was unofficially given the dubious title of the ...

Surfers ignore warnings of massive school of sharks
Surfers in northern NSW have come under fire for apparently ... A siren was sounded to clear the beach, which is notorious for shark attacks. The Department of Primary Industries’ helicopter ...

More sharks 'than we've had for a long time'
"As soon as we know we will issue this information." Update 2pm: AN AMBULANCE crew were called to attend a shark attack at Lennox Head today. An Ambulance NSW spokesman they were alerted around 1.10pm ...

Qld doubles down on shark control measures on reef
"The NSW Government in northern NSW has been trialling drones ... Mr Furner said after last year's tragic shark attacks at Cid Harbour the State Government had launched a SharkSmart education campaign ...

Do you think drones make the best shark spotters?
FOLLOWING a spate of shark attacks in 2015 drones were deployed along NSW beaches to monitor sharks and develop surveillance procedures. From shark surveillance to general beach patrol they are now a ...

Australian Beach Evacuated After 60 Bull Sharks Spotted In Shallows
Officials from Surf Life Saving NSW cleared the water by Lighthouse Beach in Ballina ... and a white shark attacked another surfer later in the year. A total of 11 shark attacks took place in the ...

Shark blamed for NSW surfer's injuries
A surfer who showed up at a NSW mid-north coast hospital with cuts to his hand and leg has received a surprising diagnosis: shark attack. Police say the 26-year-old was in the water at Port Macquarie ...

Keeping an eye on sharks from sky – are drones a good idea?
Drones were deployed at NSW beaches more than three years to monitor sharks and develop surveillance procedures in an effort to keep beach-goers safe following a spate of attacks in 2015. Andrew’s PhD ...

State steps up shark control program despite court decision
"It is quite bizarre and extraordinary to see NSW taxpayers' money going towards fighting ... "After last year's tragic shark attacks at Cid Harbour, we urge everybody to be shark smart and exercise ...

NSW drumlines hook great whites, huge tiger shark
The NSW government has released new data detailing the latest sharks caught using nonlethal SMART drumline technology, which it claims has helped reduce the risk of shark attacks. Dozens of sharks ...


We Focus on Shark Attacks Information for Ocean Users...

Ballina: School of 60 bull sharks causes evacuation of beach - NEWS.com.au
Ballina: School of 60 bull sharks causes evacuation of beach  NEWS.com.au

A massive swarm of up to 60 bull two metre long bull sharks spotted from the air has led to the closure of a popular beach in northern NSW today. The school of ...



Surfers under fire for ignoring warning of dozens of bull sharks at Ballina a...
Surfers under fire for ignoring warning of dozens of bull sharks at Ballina attack hotspot  ABC News

Surfers are being criticised after refusing to heed an alarm when a school of about 60 bull sharks was spotted off Ballina's Lighthouse Beach — not...



Australian Beach Evacuated After 60 Bull Sharks Spotted In Shallows - UNILAD
Australian Beach Evacuated After 60 Bull Sharks Spotted In Shallows  UNILAD

Beach swimmers and surfers were forced to evacuate a popular New South Wales beach on Monday when 60 bull sharks were spotted among the waves.



REVEALED: Northern Rivers shark hotspot - Northern Star
REVEALED: Northern Rivers shark hotspot  Northern Star

NEW drone data has revealed Evans Head to be the hot spot area for aerial shark sightings along the NSW north coast. Newly released data collected from the ...



Qld doubles down on shark control measures on reef - Sunshine Coast Daily
Qld doubles down on shark control measures on reef  Sunshine Coast Daily

The court fight State Government faces to maintain Great Barrier Reef shark control measures.



Do you think drones make the best shark spotters? - Coffs Coast Advocate
Do you think drones make the best shark spotters?  Coffs Coast Advocate

From shark surveillance to general beach patrol they are now a relatively common sight and researchers want to know what you think about them.



Man in serious condition after shark attack on NSW mid-north coast - The Guar...
Man in serious condition after shark attack on NSW mid-north coast  The Guardian

Man surfing at Nambucca Heads receives five deep lacerations to his leg when he is bitten by a shark.



Mexico sail, day one: "Crew feed provisions to greedy seagull!" - BeachGrit
Mexico sail, day one: "Crew feed provisions to greedy seagull!"  BeachGrit

And do bribes still work in Mex? Ohhhh sweet Mexico, I see you there off the port side glimmering in the early morning darkness. Like a dusting of flippy sequins ...



Shark Control Programs to protect swimmers gets a big Budget boost - Mirage News
Shark Control Programs to protect swimmers gets a big Budget boost  Mirage News

The Queensland Government is investing an additional $17.1 million over four years in its Shark Control Program in the 2019-20 budget to ensure even...



Watch: Zany Q and A with Heavy Water director Mike Oblowitz and its star Nath...
Watch: Zany Q and A with Heavy Water director Mike Oblowitz and its star Nathan Fletcher  BeachGrit

"And then he hammered a roofer's nail up his nostril!" Live in the US? Want to see a surf film that'll apparently make you suck the lipstick from th...




We Focus on Shark Attacks Information for Ocean Users...