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...]

Amazing whale encounter on the Gold Coast

CARLY MADSEN Guests on board a Whale Watching tour experienced a rare up close encounter with whales in waters off the Gold Coast this week. Matt Brown from Gold Coast Adventures was on board the boat for this incredible encounter. The … [Read more...]

Experts say shark nets put whales at risk

LUCINDA KENT The Department of Fisheries says the use of shark nets along the Queensland coast is justified, despite whales getting caught in them. An endangered humpback whale was caught in shark nets off Noosa on the Sunshine Coast earlier … [Read more...]