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Byron Shire
October 23, 2021

Time to find a shark solution

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With the recent sightings of large great white sharks within the vicinity of beaches where recent attacks have occurred on humans should convey a message, loud and clear to our NSW Government, that something urgently must be done to clear this great north coast area of the state from the dangers of these ‘man eaters’.

There is a solution and it must be found through ongoing research because if not the financial returns to the area will diminish as long as the sharks are present within our favourite holiday areas.

Surely someone has thought about devices that send out a particular frequency that causes irritation to the sharks and may cause them to move on. Repeatedly saying that it is the sharks’ domain and humans should stay out of the surf as it belongs to the sharks is not a solution.

Bruce Apps, Townsend


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