Department of Fisheries officers have set shark capture gear in the State’s south west after repeated shark sightings indicated there was an imminent threat to water users in the popular beach, surfing and diving areas around Bunker Bay.
A man who was bitten by a shark in the north of the state on the weekend drove himself to the hospital for treatment. Sergeant Gerry Cassidy said a man was bitten while ‘free diving’ near Dampier on the Pilbara coast on Saturday morning. It is understood that the man did not see the animal
Media Statement Hon Colin Barnett MEc MLA Saturday, 5 January 2013 $300,000 to Cottesloe SLSC towards Cottesloe Beach watchtower An observation tower to enable surf lifesavers to better monitor conditions at Cottesloe Beach would receive substantial funding from the State Government, Premier Colin Barnett announced today. Mr Barnett said the Government would contribute $300,000 to
No swimming allowed on portion of Jensen Beach Public Beach after swimmer bitten by shark No swimming is being allowed at the life guarded portion of Jensen Beach Public Beach Monday afternoon after a swimmer was bitten by a shark. Lifeguards were flying the double red flags, meaning no swimming. A swimmer was bitten on
Sydney surfer tells of being ‘knocked off board by shark’ Authorities have closed two beaches in Sydney’s north after a shark tried to attack a surfer and took a bite of his surfboard. Long Reef and Dee Why beaches have been closed after a 2.5-metre shark reportedly knocked into an off-duty lifeguard’s long board while
Port St Johns’s “beach of death” when 20-year-old Liya Sibili, of Gauteng, was attacked and killed by a shark while swimming at the notorious Second Beach.
A SURFER’S life has been saved by his mates’ quick thinking after he was mauled by a shark on the NSW mid-north coast. The 29-year-old, named Luke, was attacked near remote Diamond Head, south of Port Macquarie, on Friday morning by what is believed to be a bull shark. He was bitten on the
Shark attacks surfer off Kauai The Kauai Police Department says a shark attacked a surfer Wednesday afternoon at Pakala’s surf spot on the west side of the island. According to police the a 60-year-old man identified by friends only as “Lorrin” from Kalaheo was attacked by a shark while surfing with two friends at a
A man has had a close encounter with a shark in northern NSW. Paramedics were called to a boat ramp at South West Rocks, north of Port Macquarie, about 4.50pm on Sunday after reports a man had been bitten by a shark, a spokesman for the Ambulance Service of NSW said. The man told them
Shark attacks snorkeler off Kihei, injuring man’s left leg A shark attacked a snorkeler in Kihei this morning, prompting officials to close the beach. The 61-year-old victim was snorkeling with another man about 200 yards offshore from 1790 Halama Street when a shark attacked him at 10:15 a.m., causing multiple lacerations to his lower left leg