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  1. Shark towers for Perth beach

    Shark towers for Perth beach

    Watchtowers giving lifesavers vantage point to spot sharks to be installed at Cottesloe.

  2. Warnings after sharks detected

    Warnings after sharks detected

    Beach users have been warned after sharks were detected off some of Perth's most popular beaches, including Cottesloe and Scarborough.

  3. Social media spreads shark alert

    Social media spreads shark alert

    Families were enjoying perfect holiday conditions at the picturesque beachside haven of Cheynes Beach when the peace was shattered by the devastating news of a shark attack.

  4. Fatal shark attack near Albany

    Fatal shark attack near Albany

    A teenager has been killed in a shark attack at Cheynes Beach near Albany.

  5. WA govt shark policy 'based on Jaws'

    WA govt shark policy 'based on Jaws'

    The West Australian government's policy for dealing with shark threats bears a striking resemblance to the movie Jaws, an academic says.

  6. Surfers want beach lifestyle saved

    Surfers want beach lifestyle saved

    WA's love affair with the ocean is at risk because of shark attacks, says peak surfing body.

  7. Shark movements a mystery

    Data from great white suspected of Esperance attack reveals it kept close to WA.

  8. Shark victim spooked by conditions

    Shark victim spooked by conditions

    Zac Golebiowski listened to his inner voice and got out of the water when he feared he might be attacked by a shark again in Esperance.

  9. Lifesavers back on patrol

    Lifesavers back on patrol

    As WA reels from another tragic shark attack on our shores, oceangoers can take some reassurance from the return of weekend lifeguard patrols on Perth beaches.

  10. Sheer force of attack complicates recovery

    Sheer force of attack complicates recovery

    Sydney plastic surgeon Kevin Ho has a fair idea of what lies ahead for Sean Pollard, having faced the daunting task of operating on two victims of shark attacks five years ago. To donate to Sean's recovery please visit: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Sean-Pollard-Appeal/856618607691101

  11. Tougher line on shark threats

    Tougher line on shark threats

    Sharks seen at popular beaches will be targeted more aggressively under the State Government's imminent threat policy, Colin Barnett says.

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