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  1. Shark-kill policy fails to catch maneaters

    Shark-kill policy fails to catch maneaters

    Premier defends WA’s shark-kill orders, now a big part of WA Government’s anti-shark attack measures.

  2. Tas shark victim's family rejects cull

    Tas shark victim's family rejects cull

    The family of a man killed by a shark in Tasmanian waters say the last thing he would want is for there now to be a shark cull.

  3. Fanning escape brings back shark memory

    Fanning escape brings back shark memory

    Whenever Martin Kane hears about shark attacks such as Fanning’s amazing escape, a moment comes flooding back.

  4. Recent spike in shark attacks explained

    Recent spike in shark attacks explained

    Experts say there's been more shark attacks because there's more swimmers in the water.

  5. US teen bitten by shark

    US teen bitten by shark

    A US teenager has been attacked by a shark in the water off North Carolina.

  6. Fund cuts threat to shark monitoring network

    Fund cuts threat to shark monitoring network

    Monitoring network will fall into disrepair within two years after funding was removed.

  7. Shark alerts at thewest.com.au

    Shark alerts at thewest.com.au

    You can now track tagged sharks and monitor latest sightings with thewest.com.au and SharkSmart.

  8. Sharks not so keen on deterrent tests

    Sharks not so keen on deterrent tests

    Team tests existing devices - Shark Shield and electric anklet device - and more novel deterrents.

  9. Research reveals what really deters great whites

    Research reveals what really deters great whites

    WA-developed deterrent found to put off maneaters more than 90pc of time.

  10. Shark attack haunts survivor

    Shark attack haunts survivor

    An Albany teenager who fought off a great white shark that killed his mate while diving near Cheynes beach in December says he does not know when he will feel safe enough to go back into the ocean.

  11. Shark attacks on mate haunt me

    Shark attacks on mate haunt me

    Torn between the surf he has loved since childhood and the sharks he now fears, Jordan Gianfrancesco is unsure whether he feels lucky or unlucky as he gazes out into the waters off Bunbury's back beach.

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