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Stories about "shark safety":
The recent death of Rob Pedretti following a shark bite off the coast of Kingscliff on 8 June has led to Tweed Shire Councillor Reece Byrnes proposing action.
The idea for a Ballina ocean pool is coming one step closer as the final touches are currently being put on the planning reports that will allow the Ballina Shire Council to start applying for funding to get the project off the ground.
Professional surfer, Southern Cross University graduate and business entrepreneur Sarah Beardmore is set to launch new Australian shark spotting technology via Dorsal, the free app she co-founded.
Knee-jerk reactions to shark bites thanks to fear mongering by the media have skewed shark mitigation debate, says Sea Shepherd Apex Harmony QLD co-ordinator Jonathan Clark.
Several locals including Ian Cohen and Dean Jefferys were at the hearing presenting their position on shark deterrents at the senate enquiry into shark mitigation and deterrents that took place last Tuesday 2 May in Byron Bay.
Shark mitigation and deterrents are on the agenda for a meeting in Byron Bay today of the Senate Environment and Communications Senate Committee.
'Why would Ballina Council ignore the recommendations made by scientists and a professional shark mitigation operation which has literally saved a man’s life from a shark attack?' asks Natalie Banks.
Ballina will be the first beach in the state to get a new technology, which is used in the shark-infested waters off Reunion Island in the Indian Ocean. But the Humane Society International has ‘expressed regret’ at the government's announcement.
Magistrate Michael Dakin has ordered a common assault charge against a former Byron-based policeman be dropped after an altercation involving a naked youth in Byron Bay three years ago.
An amber alert has been put in place for Lake Ainsworth near Lennox Head in relation to the presence of blue-green algae.
The changing face of Byron as Gold Coast and Sydney developers move in to recreate the look and feel of the town with intense development proposals.