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Stories about "shark culling":

Shark tracker shines spotlight on wildlife deaths

Humane Society International Australia and the Australian Conservation Marine Society are launching a shark culling impact tracker, which counts the mounting toll of marine animals indiscriminately caught and killed in shark culling equipment.

Are there more sharks in our waters?

Are there more sharks or have we just become accustomed to vanishing species in our midst?

Minister open to potential shark cull

The federal environment minister says he is open to proposals for drum lines and a cull of great white sharks, including on the NSW north coast.

Call to trial shark technologies in Ballina waters

Ballina beaches should be among the first to trial some of the new shark repellent technologies being discussed at today’s shark summit in Sydney, according to Ballina MP Tamara Smith.

Shark cull call obscene

Dave Lisle, Mullumbimby. Don Munro from the LeBA board riders certainly does not speak for all of the local surfing community when he makes the obscene call for a ‘limited’ shark cull. He speaks for the redneck fringe.

Shark-cull call disturbing

Steve Berry, Mullumbimby. Hearing of the call from local surfers to cull sharks in the area is as surprising as it is disturbing.

Community advocacy

I am a small business owner of Byron Central Apartments. Tamara Smith MP has recently supported us on two separate occasions advocating effectively with...

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The lack of authenticity of Byron Councillor, Mark Swivel, does not come as a surprise from this side of the fence. A well-to-do lawyer...

Land values rise

Your cover story on 25 January claims that land valuation rises could herald increases in Council rates. This is potentially misleading. A council’s total...

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Lismore Thistles Soccer Club has launched the Thistles Acceleration Program, in the process becoming the city’s only player development academy.