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Northern Star
Mum bans teen sons from surfing Lighthouse BeachTWO mothers of teenage Ballina surfers have spoken of their fears around sharks
Mum bans teen sons from surfing Lighthouse Beach
Northern Star / Posted 2 hours ago
TWO mothers of teenage Ballina surfers have spoken of their fears around sharks in the aftermath of the attack on 17-year-old Cooper Allen this week. Mother of three Anne Lewis has "banned until further notice” her two sons from surfing the Ballina... Read more
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Northern Star
A look at one of angling's major advancementsfor the Holy Grail of coatings - one that is colour-fast, slippery and durable.
A look at one of angling's major advancements
Northern Star / Posted 2 hours ago
for the Holy Grail of coatings - one that is colour-fast, slippery and durable. THE North Coast Fishing Bonanza started in Ballina yesterday and runs until Monday and there's still time to sign up. The big prizes in this catch, photograph and... Read more
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Daily Examiner
800 jobs on offer in next step of highway upgradeTHE Woolgoolga to Ballina section of the Pacific Highway upgrade is taking anot
800 jobs on offer in next step of highway upgrade
Daily Examiner / Posted 6 hours ago
THE Woolgoolga to Ballina section of the Pacific Highway upgrade is taking another giant step forward this month with major work starting on the 35km section between Glenugie and Tyndale. Federal Member for Page Kevin Hogan said about 1.4 million... Read more
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Northern Star
Top five in entertainment this weekwith acoustic guitar. This is the band's first release after their feature alb
Top five in entertainment this week
Northern Star / Posted 20 hours ago
with acoustic guitar. This is the band's first release after their feature album Psychedelicatessen (2015). 5. Akmal in Ballina COMEDIAN Akmal returns to Ballina and according to his promoters, "his return coincides with the unprecedented... Read more
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Northern Star
Craft beer company to open new Ballina breweryPLANS for a craft brewery at Ballina have been given the green light by the cou
Craft beer company to open new Ballina brewery
Northern Star / Posted 22 hours ago
PLANS for a craft brewery at Ballina have been given the green light by the council, and those behind the project are already talking about expansion. The development - which was approved this week - will be built on Southern Cross Drive and its... Read more
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Northern Star
Why this bushwalking club is still going strong after 40 yearsabsailing," Mr Benson said. "The things you see are spectacular. Some of the v
Why this bushwalking club is still going strong after 40 years
Northern Star / Posted yesterday
absailing," Mr Benson said. "The things you see are spectacular. Some of the views, the plants, the orchids." For more information about the Ballina anniversary event in October, visit www.northernriversbushwalkersclub.org.au or the Facebook... Read more
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Northern Star
Council to request continuation of shark spotting programstudy was led by Sea Shepherd's National Shark Campaign Coordinator, Natalie Ba
Council to request continuation of shark spotting program
Northern Star / Posted yesterday
study was led by Sea Shepherd's National Shark Campaign Coordinator, Natalie Banks and funded by Byron Shire Council and Ballina MP, Tamara Smith. Representatives of the 12-year Shark Spotters program in Cape Town, South Africa, provided expert... Read more
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Northern Star
Landowner charged over illegal landclearingremoval of approximately 1.8 hectares of native vegetation and threatened speci
Landowner charged over illegal landclearing
Northern Star / Posted yesterday
removal of approximately 1.8 hectares of native vegetation and threatened species. The landowner pleaded guilty in the Ballina Local Court last week to the incident which occurred in September 2014. The native vegetation illegally removed... Read more
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Daily Examiner
Shark cull calls leaves Ballina MP "appalled"BALLINA MP Tamara Smith has spoken about the resilience of her community in the
Shark cull calls leaves Ballina MP "appalled"
Daily Examiner / Posted yesterday
BALLINA MP Tamara Smith has spoken about the resilience of her community in the wake of another shark attack, and welcomed resistence to calls for a shark cull. "I extend my sympathy to all those who have been affected by shark attacks, especially... Read more
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Northern Star
Niall Blair: Shark culling not an optionCoast have been ruled out, according to Primary Industries Minister Niall Blair
Niall Blair: Shark culling not an option
Northern Star / Posted yesterday
Coast have been ruled out, according to Primary Industries Minister Niall Blair. He met with key community stakeholders in Ballina yesterday to discuss shark mitigation strategies. "We don't have the approval to cull great white sharks here in New... Read more
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Northern Star
Ballina MP 'appalled' by call for shark cullBALLINA MP Tamara Smith has spoken about the resilience of her community in the
Ballina MP 'appalled' by call for shark cull
Northern Star / Posted yesterday
BALLINA MP Tamara Smith has spoken about the resilience of her community in the wake of another shark attack, and welcomed resistence to calls for a shark cull. "I extend my sympathy to all those who have been affected by shark attacks, especially... Read more
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Northern Star
Govt ready to cull sharksbecause they are a vulnerable species. Cooper Allen, 17, was bitten on the leg
Govt ready to cull sharks
Northern Star / Posted yesterday
because they are a vulnerable species. Cooper Allen, 17, was bitten on the leg on Monday by a 4m shark while surfing off Ballina's Lighthouse Beach. NSW Primary Industries Minister Niall Blair was discussing the state's Shark Mitigation Strategy... Read more
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The Daily Mercury
Govt ready to cull sharksbecause they are a vulnerable species. Cooper Allen, 17, was bitten on the leg
Govt ready to cull sharks
The Daily Mercury / Posted yesterday
because they are a vulnerable species. Cooper Allen, 17, was bitten on the leg on Monday by a 4m shark while surfing off Ballina's Lighthouse Beach. NSW Primary Industries Minister Niall Blair was discussing the state's Shark Mitigation Strategy... Read more
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Toowoomba Chronicle
Govt ready to cull sharksbecause they are a vulnerable species. Cooper Allen, 17, was bitten on the leg
Govt ready to cull sharks
Toowoomba Chronicle / Posted yesterday
because they are a vulnerable species. Cooper Allen, 17, was bitten on the leg on Monday by a 4m shark while surfing off Ballina's Lighthouse Beach. NSW Primary Industries Minister Niall Blair was discussing the state's Shark Mitigation Strategy... Read more
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Queensland Times
Govt ready to cull sharksbecause they are a vulnerable species. Cooper Allen, 17, was bitten on the leg
Govt ready to cull sharks
Queensland Times / Posted yesterday
because they are a vulnerable species. Cooper Allen, 17, was bitten on the leg on Monday by a 4m shark while surfing off Ballina's Lighthouse Beach. NSW Primary Industries Minister Niall Blair was discussing the state's Shark Mitigation Strategy... Read more
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The Morning Bulletin
Govt ready to cull sharksbecause they are a vulnerable species. Cooper Allen, 17, was bitten on the leg
Govt ready to cull sharks
The Morning Bulletin / Posted yesterday
because they are a vulnerable species. Cooper Allen, 17, was bitten on the leg on Monday by a 4m shark while surfing off Ballina's Lighthouse Beach. NSW Primary Industries Minister Niall Blair was discussing the state's Shark Mitigation Strategy... Read more
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News Mail
Govt ready to cull sharksbecause they are a vulnerable species. Cooper Allen, 17, was bitten on the leg
Govt ready to cull sharks
News Mail / Posted yesterday
because they are a vulnerable species. Cooper Allen, 17, was bitten on the leg on Monday by a 4m shark while surfing off Ballina's Lighthouse Beach. NSW Primary Industries Minister Niall Blair was discussing the state's Shark Mitigation Strategy... Read more
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Daily Examiner
Govt ready to cull sharksbecause they are a vulnerable species. Cooper Allen, 17, was bitten on the leg
Govt ready to cull sharks
Daily Examiner / Posted yesterday
because they are a vulnerable species. Cooper Allen, 17, was bitten on the leg on Monday by a 4m shark while surfing off Ballina's Lighthouse Beach. NSW Primary Industries Minister Niall Blair was discussing the state's Shark Mitigation Strategy... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Tony Abbott calls for shark nets after teenager attacked on Australia's east coastminister questioning why there are not nets in the area. The shark bit his rig
Tony Abbott calls for shark nets after teenager attacked on Australia's east coast
Daily Telegraph / Posted yesterday
minister questioning why there are not nets in the area. The shark bit his right hip and leg at at Lighthouse Beach at Ballina, near the border between New South Wales and Queensland. Remarkably, the teenager did not have to undergo surgery for... Read more
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Manning River Times
What action should be taken in response to shark attacks | pollA 3½-metre great white shark was seen off Lighthouse Beach just after Monday's
What action should be taken in response to shark attacks | poll
Manning River Times / Posted 2 days ago
A 3½-metre great white shark was seen off Lighthouse Beach just after Monday's attack. THE teenager bitten by a shark in Ballina on Monday had previously told media he was opposed to culling and netting. Today the federal environment minister... Read more
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Northern Star
Ballina Players hold auditions for Shrek The Musical Jrromance and part twisted fairytale, Shrek Jr. is an irreverently fun show with
Ballina Players hold auditions for Shrek The Musical Jr
Northern Star / Posted 2 days ago
romance and part twisted fairytale, Shrek Jr. is an irreverently fun show with a powerful message for the whole family. Ballina Players has announced its upcoming production of Shrek Jr. to go on stage January 2017, under the direction of Geoff... Read more
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Northern Star
Minister to visit Ballina to announce new shark strategyPRIMARY Industries Minister Niall Blair will travel to Ballina today in the wak
Minister to visit Ballina to announce new shark strategy
Northern Star / Posted 2 days ago
PRIMARY Industries Minister Niall Blair will travel to Ballina today in the wake of Monday's shark attack, as the huge cost of the failed shark barriers on the North Coast are called into question. The ABC has reported that Mr Blair will announce a... Read more
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Northern Star
Unification is on the cardsthe state competition is Brendan Sheppard (Cabarita Beach). He beat Frank Bell
Unification is on the cards
Northern Star / Posted 2 days ago
the state competition is Brendan Sheppard (Cabarita Beach). He beat Frank Bell (Lennox Head) 17-12 in Saturday's final at Ballina RSL. Sheppard was undefeated in the three rounds. Sunday's pairs went to South Lismore's Jock Olley/Scott Gough who... Read more
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Northern Star
Last Year 12 for current Ballina High School farewelledIT WAS the end of an era at Ballina High School last Friday. The last Year 12
Last Year 12 for current Ballina High School farewelled
Northern Star / Posted 2 days ago
IT WAS the end of an era at Ballina High School last Friday. The last Year 12 cohort for the current school were farewelled. One of the outgoing school captains, Jack Graham-Jones, reflected on how many students had attended the current school,... Read more
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Queensland Times
Sharks still teeming in Brisbane, Bremer riversriver." Shark attacks off east coast beaches are on the rise, as highlighted b
Sharks still teeming in Brisbane, Bremer rivers
Queensland Times / Posted 2 days ago
river." Shark attacks off east coast beaches are on the rise, as highlighted by the mauling of a 17-year-old surfer off Ballina on Monday. But the rivers are just as dangerous. Flinders View fisherman Jason Reeve told the QT recently of how he... Read more
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Northern Star
Marine rescue volunteers look forward to tower demolitionCOMMANDER John Donoghue won't miss the old leaning Marine Rescue tower on North
Marine rescue volunteers look forward to tower demolition
Northern Star / Posted 2 days ago
COMMANDER John Donoghue won't miss the old leaning Marine Rescue tower on North Wall when Ballina's Marine Rescue unit moves into its new headquarters in the next week or so. "I'll be glad to see it go," he said. The old tower is due to be... Read more
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Northern Star
New police vehicles hit streets of Northern Riversvehicles now significantly boost the presence of patrol vehicles on local roads
New police vehicles hit streets of Northern Rivers
Northern Star / Posted 2 days ago
vehicles now significantly boost the presence of patrol vehicles on local roads. There are three highway patrol cars in Ballina, four in Lismore, two in Casino, three in Byron Bay and four in Tweed Heads, bringing the total number of vehicles to... Read more
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Northern Star
Exploring shark solutions for the North CoastTHE great white shark attack on teenage surfer Cooper Allen at Ballina's Lighth
Exploring shark solutions for the North Coast
Northern Star / Posted 2 days ago
THE great white shark attack on teenage surfer Cooper Allen at Ballina's Lighthouse Beach on Monday has renewed calls about what more can be done to prevent further shark attacks on our coast. Here, reporter Leah White looks at the main shark... Read more
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FOX News
Hillary Wins Round One But Trump Is Far From Donehigh school student, was surfing with friends on the first day of the students’
Hillary Wins Round One But Trump Is Far From Done
FOX News / Posted 2 days ago
high school student, was surfing with friends on the first day of the students’ spring vacation when he was attacked off Ballina’s Lighthouse Beach at midmorning, Ballina Mayor David Wright said…‘He should be OK. It was very close to his artery,’... Read more
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express
Great white shark ATTACK leaves teenage surfer with CHUNKS missing from his legAllen paddled to the shore after the attack and waved his arms to grab the atte
Great white shark ATTACK leaves teenage surfer with CHUNKS missing from his leg
express / Posted 2 days ago
Allen paddled to the shore after the attack and waved his arms to grab the attention of people on Lighhouse Beach in Ballina. Beachgoers saved the surfers life by controlling the bleeding. When he waited for an ambulance to arrive, he said:... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Teenage surfer's first words after being attacked by great white sharkwas killed by a shark last year - paddled to shore and waved his arms to get th
Teenage surfer's first words after being attacked by great white shark
Daily Mirror / Posted 2 days ago
was killed by a shark last year - paddled to shore and waved his arms to get the attention of people on Lighthouse Beach in Ballina. While he waited for an ambulance to arrive he calmly told beachgoers: "Call an ambulance ... but don't tell my... Read more
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News Mail
Elderly couple killed in horror crash from Waterview Heightshave said the highway will be closed for a number of hours as they wait from th
Elderly couple killed in horror crash from Waterview Heights
News Mail / Posted 2 days ago
have said the highway will be closed for a number of hours as they wait from the Crash Investigation Unit to arrive from Ballina and then examine the scene. A detour is in place on Rogans Bridge Rd, but the road is unsuitable for heavy... Read more
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Northern Star
Elderly couple killed in horror crash from Waterview Heightshave said the highway will be closed for a number of hours as they wait from th
Elderly couple killed in horror crash from Waterview Heights
Northern Star / Posted 2 days ago
have said the highway will be closed for a number of hours as they wait from the Crash Investigation Unit to arrive from Ballina and then examine the scene. A detour is in place on Rogans Bridge Rd, but the road is unsuitable for heavy... Read more
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The Daily Mercury
Elderly couple killed in horror crash from Waterview Heightshave said the highway will be closed for a number of hours as they wait from th
Elderly couple killed in horror crash from Waterview Heights
The Daily Mercury / Posted 2 days ago
have said the highway will be closed for a number of hours as they wait from the Crash Investigation Unit to arrive from Ballina and then examine the scene. A detour is in place on Rogans Bridge Rd, but the road is unsuitable for heavy... Read more
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Toowoomba Chronicle
Elderly couple killed in horror crash from Waterview Heightshave said the highway will be closed for a number of hours as they wait from th
Elderly couple killed in horror crash from Waterview Heights
Toowoomba Chronicle / Posted 2 days ago
have said the highway will be closed for a number of hours as they wait from the Crash Investigation Unit to arrive from Ballina and then examine the scene. A detour is in place on Rogans Bridge Rd, but the road is unsuitable for heavy... Read more
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Queensland Times
Elderly couple killed in horror crash from Waterview Heightshave said the highway will be closed for a number of hours as they wait from th
Elderly couple killed in horror crash from Waterview Heights
Queensland Times / Posted 2 days ago
have said the highway will be closed for a number of hours as they wait from the Crash Investigation Unit to arrive from Ballina and then examine the scene. A detour is in place on Rogans Bridge Rd, but the road is unsuitable for heavy... Read more
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The Morning Bulletin
Elderly couple killed in horror crash from Waterview Heightshave said the highway will be closed for a number of hours as they wait from th
Elderly couple killed in horror crash from Waterview Heights
The Morning Bulletin / Posted 2 days ago
have said the highway will be closed for a number of hours as they wait from the Crash Investigation Unit to arrive from Ballina and then examine the scene. A detour is in place on Rogans Bridge Rd, but the road is unsuitable for heavy... Read more
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Daily Examiner
New major contract awarded for Pacific Highway upgradeTHE Woolgoolga to Ballina Pacific Highway upgrade project team has awarded its
New major contract awarded for Pacific Highway upgrade
Daily Examiner / Posted 2 days ago
THE Woolgoolga to Ballina Pacific Highway upgrade project team has awarded its 76th contract for the 155km upgrade to BMD Group as part of the $4.36 billion project. Clarence MP Chris Gulaptis said the major contract would provide six temporary... Read more
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Daily Examiner
Award money goes to worthy serviceWHEN the Woolgoolga to Ballina highway upgrade team won the Roads and Maritime
Award money goes to worthy service
Daily Examiner / Posted 2 days ago
WHEN the Woolgoolga to Ballina highway upgrade team won the Roads and Maritime Service Project Team of the Year, they wanted to do something worthwhile with their prize money. RMS senior communications and stakeholder engagement officer Jodi Austin... Read more
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Northern Star
Who will become the Ballina Shire's deputy mayor?COUNCILLORS will vote for Ballina Shire's new deputy mayor as one of their firs
Who will become the Ballina Shire's deputy mayor?
Northern Star / Posted 2 days ago
COUNCILLORS will vote for Ballina Shire's new deputy mayor as one of their first acts when the new council meets on Thursday. To be considered for the position, councillors had to hand in a written submission to the general manager, signed by a... Read more
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Northern Star
New major contract awarded for Pacific Highway upgradeTHE Woolgoolga to Ballina Pacific Highway upgrade project team has awarded its
New major contract awarded for Pacific Highway upgrade
Northern Star / Posted 2 days ago
THE Woolgoolga to Ballina Pacific Highway upgrade project team has awarded its 76th contract for the 155km upgrade to BMD Group as part of the $4.36 billion project. Clarence MP Chris Gulaptis said the major contract would provide six temporary... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Millions spent on shark barriers that were never deliveredBallina shark attack: NSW Government committed millions to barriers not deliver
Millions spent on shark barriers that were never delivered
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 2 days ago
Ballina shark attack: NSW Government committed millions to barriers not delivered It has emerged the NSW Government signed contracts worth more than $2.6 million for shark barriers that were never installed, a day after a teenaged surfer survived a... Read more
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Mashable
Shark gives teenager gnarly wounds, teenager remains inexplicably chillwas bitten on the thigh by a great white shark at around 9:00 a.m. on Monday, j
Shark gives teenager gnarly wounds, teenager remains inexplicably chill
Mashable / Posted 2 days ago
was bitten on the thigh by a great white shark at around 9:00 a.m. on Monday, just off Lighthouse Beach in the town of Ballina on the east coast. But he seems pretty okay. A 3.5 metre (11.4 foot) shark was spotted from the air shortly after... Read more
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Sky News Australia
NSW Shark attack sparks safety concernsA shark attack in Ballina has ignited a fierce debate about how best to keep be
NSW Shark attack sparks safety concerns
Sky News Australia / Posted 2 days ago
A shark attack in Ballina has ignited a fierce debate about how best to keep beachgoers safe in NSW. Teenager Cooper Allen showed off his battle scars on Tuesday, a day after he was bitten by a great white shark while surfing off the state's north... Read more
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Northern Star
Traffic to be disrupted for highway roadworksworks on the Pacific Highway will see changed traffic conditions for motorists
Traffic to be disrupted for highway roadworks
Northern Star / Posted 2 days ago
works on the Pacific Highway will see changed traffic conditions for motorists this week. As part of the Woolgoolga to Ballina Pacific Highway upgrade, there will be night work on the highway at Dirty Creek between 6pm and 6am from Wednesday... Read more
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Daily Examiner
Shark attack victim to remain in hospitalDistrict spokeswoman has confirmed. Cooper received lacerations to his thigh i
Shark attack victim to remain in hospital
Daily Examiner / Posted 3 days ago
District spokeswoman has confirmed. Cooper received lacerations to his thigh in a shark attack off Lighthouse Beach, Ballina, yesterday morning. NO ONE WAS SWIMMING: Despite Ballina's Lighthouse Beach reopening on Tuesday sep 27 after... Read more
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Goondiwindi Argus
Tuesday, September 27, 2016signs in his recovery following a freak eye injury suffered in the club’s histo
Tuesday, September 27, 2016
Goondiwindi Argus / Posted 3 days ago
signs in his recovery following a freak eye injury suffered in the club’s historic victory over the Giants. Read more. BALLINA: A great white shark was seen off Lighthouse Beach in Ballina, on the NSW North Coast, a short time after a teenage... Read more
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Daily Liberal
Surfer Cooper Allen shows off bite marks after Lighthouse Beach shark attackthe thumbs up from his hospital bed, with his father by his side. Cooper was s
Surfer Cooper Allen shows off bite marks after Lighthouse Beach shark attack
Daily Liberal / Posted 3 days ago
the thumbs up from his hospital bed, with his father by his side. Cooper was surfing with a friend at Lighthouse Beach at Ballina about 9am on Monday, the first day of the school holidays, when he was knocked off his board and bitten on the... Read more
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The Border Mail
Surfer Cooper Allen shows off bite marks after Lighthouse Beach shark attackthe thumbs up from his hospital bed, with his father by his side. Cooper was s
Surfer Cooper Allen shows off bite marks after Lighthouse Beach shark attack
The Border Mail / Posted 3 days ago
the thumbs up from his hospital bed, with his father by his side. Cooper was surfing with a friend at Lighthouse Beach at Ballina about 9am on Monday, the first day of the school holidays, when he was knocked off his board and bitten on the... Read more
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News.com.au
Sharks spotted in northern NSWalerting. The sighting comes a day after 17-year-old Cooper Allen was bitten o
Sharks spotted in northern NSW
News.com.au / Posted 3 days ago
alerting. The sighting comes a day after 17-year-old Cooper Allen was bitten on the leg by a shark while surfing near Ballina, about 90km south of Kingscliff. Lennox Head beach in the Ballina region remains closed after a three-metre great... Read more
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