Debate continues over Gold Coast shark nets

Great White Shark Gerald Schombs/Unsplash

CRYSTAL FOX AND ROSE MANSON The use of controversial shark nets to reduce the chances of shark attacks on Gold Coast beaches continues to cause debate, with many believing the nets are too much of a danger to other marine animals.   The … [Read more...]

NSW surf towns say ‘no’ to shark nets

Grey Nurse shark caught in net

TOM ROBERTS Following a drop in community support for shark nets on the NSW North Coast and the state government’s decision last month not to carry out a third shark net trial, experts and residents are looking to alternative technologies to keep … [Read more...]

Shark sightings stop surfers surfing

KARLEIGH PEARSON Surfers say they are too scared to swim on Northern NSW beaches, as the number of shark sightings and incidents increase. Surfers will continue to make the drive the Gold Coast beaches to avoid being attacked, until … [Read more...]

Cowboys robbed again

REBECCA SINGH The sudden death final between the North Queensland Cowboys and the Cronulla Sharks has sparked much debate over a decision made by a referee. The Sharks scored a try on the seventh tackle in the first half In the first half … [Read more...]

Brumbies fall at last hurdle in Super Rugby final

BENJAMIN SCOTT The Chiefs have won back-to-back Super Rugby titles after defeating the ACT Brumbies 27-22 in a thrilling fashion last Saturday night. Tagged as 'underdogs' going into the game, the Brumbies proved why they should be in finals as … [Read more...]