Safety Efforts

South African Shark Control Program

10 foot Great white shark caught in South African Shark Control Program Great white shark caught off Sunwich Port   By SUGAN NAIDOO, looklocal, 11. January 2013 The 316kg animal had a satellite tag attached to its dorsal fin. A GREAT white shark was caught on a drum...

Fisheries set to bait shark

Update, 5pm: The Department of Fisheries is set to deploy bait after a kill order was issued for a shark in the South West. The sharks, one reportedly up to four metres long, have been spotted swimming near several popular beaches including Meelup, Bunker Bay and...

Shark sightings close beaches

Surf Life Saving WA has been kept busy with several shark sightings along the coast today. Rangers closed Floreat Beach this afternoon after a rescue helicopter spotted a 3m-long shark “300m north of Floreat drain, 150m offshore and tracking west”. A...

Shark alert at Port Kembla Beach

Shark alert at Port Kembla Beach Sharks and blue bottles kept the Illawarra’s surf lifesavers on their toes on Sunday, causing at least two of the region’s beaches to close temporarily. Swimmers at Port Kembla Beach were ushered to shore after a hammerhead shark was...

Shark scare closes Bondi Beach

FOR half an hour on New Year’s Day the ocean at Bondi Beach was empty of swimmers.   Thousands stood frozen on the sand and stared out to sea as helicopters and patrol boats scanned the coastline for a shark. In waters just off the beach on Tuesday afternoon...
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