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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.

Editorial – Just another unjust moment in history

Justice has been served and it’s a shit sandwich: whistleblower David McBride is now the first person to be sentenced to jail in Australia for reporting war crimes.

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Conciliation meeting over Broadwater floodplain development terminated

Richmond Valley Council refused a development application for a 60-lot residential development on flood-prone land on Rileys Hill Road, Broadwater, close to the Richmond River in October 2023. 

Pickleball takes Alstonville by storm as new courts open

Alstonville now boasts tournament-standard pickleball courts that opened to an enthusiastic crowd and players last Saturday despite the rain.