An Australian surfer received an unusual diagnosis when he went to hospital with cuts to his right hand and a gash on his leg - shark attack.December 6, 2013, 9:55 am
WA researchers are conducting a global initiative to evaluate the importance of sharks for conservation and economic development, in a bid to slow global declines in shark numbers.December 4, 2013, 11:55 am
For a certain group of West Australians, news of another shark attack along the State's coast conjures instant memories of frantic, terrifying moments one, two, five or 16 years ago when they witnessed the devastating force of the predator.November 30, 2013, 2:10 am
Five days after a shark killed Chris Boyd in Gracetown, Krystle Westwood remembered her partner as her soul mate and the most amazing surfer she had seen.November 29, 2013, 8:40 am
Two veteran commercial fishermen have given a chilling account of the growing number of sharks in WA waters.November 29, 2013, 2:10 am
Protection for great white sharks as a rare species under threat of extinction in WA has been renewed under State law as debate rages over how to deal with the State's shark threat.November 29, 2013, 2:07 am
Shark attack victim Chris Boyd was remembered with tears and cheers in the waves by family and friends in Gracetown.November 28, 2013, 7:45 pm
Surfers, friends and family of Chris Boyd came from the East and the West to celebrate his life in the ocean he loved in Gracetown today.November 28, 2013, 2:31 pm
Troy Buswell has signalled demands for great white sharks to be removed from the Federal protected species list, warning that a series of attacks is threatening the South West's economy.November 28, 2013, 2:30 am
Shark patrol teams were called in to form a protective line after a shark was spotted near a South West beach where 4000 school leavers prepared for a party yesterday.November 28, 2013, 2:28 am
The company that hopes to test WA's first shark barrier this summer wants to see them installed at at least five more WA beaches next year, if the test is successful.November 28, 2013, 2:26 am
Sydney (AFP) - The Australian surf kills more people than bushfires, cyclones, floods and sharks combined, according to a study released Wednesday which found rip currents were far more likely to be deadly than other natural hazards.November 27, 2013, 12:34 pm
Extra police and fisheries officers will patrol South West beaches today for leavers’ celebrations, after the recent fatal shark attack.November 27, 2013, 10:30 am
Red tape and confusion is threatening the installation of shark barriers promised for two WA beaches this summer despite the fatal attack near Margaret River on Saturday.November 27, 2013, 2:40 am
The Department of Fisheries has been studying shark behaviour and numbers but the public is unlikely to know what it has found for another two months.November 27, 2013, 2:37 am
All Surf Life Saving services have concluded for today. Final stats - 16 first aids and 43 preventative actions. #perthnews
The SW Westpac Lifesaver Helicopter sighted an unknown 3m shark 100m offshore at Injidup and Mitchell Rocks, tracking South.
It's SLSWA Street Appeal day! Dig deep and #donate if you see a volunteer surf lifesaver today. http://t.co/xu9nSzkUsP
The SW Westpac Lifesaver Helicopter sighted a Bronze Whaler shark less than 2m, 10m offshore at Port Kennedy.
SW Westpac Lifesaver Helicopter sighted a 2m tiger shark tracking North, 100m offshore at Armstrong Rd, Busselton.
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