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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Police called in as couple aged in 70s fights to keep banana plants in Darwin, cops $765 fine Photo: Ron and Kay Harbeck have locked their front gate so th
Police called in as couple aged in 70s fights to keep banana plants in Darwin
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 6 hours ago
, cops $765 fine Photo: Ron and Kay Harbeck have locked their front gate so that the NT banana freckle eradication cannot enter their Darwin property. (105.7 ABC Darwin:... Read more
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Northern Star
New virus is linked to mystery turtle deathsSCIENTISTS at the Department of Primary Industries (DPI) Elizabeth MacArthur Ag
New virus is linked to mystery turtle deaths
Northern Star / Posted 9 hours ago
SCIENTISTS at the Department of Primary Industries (DPI) Elizabeth MacArthur Agricultural Institute have made a significant breakthrough and detected a new virus believed to be responsible for the deaths of more than 350 rare Bellinger River snapping... Read more
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Toowoomba Chronicle
New virus is linked to mystery turtle deathsSCIENTISTS at the Department of Primary Industries (DPI) Elizabeth MacArthur Ag
New virus is linked to mystery turtle deaths
Toowoomba Chronicle / Posted 9 hours ago
SCIENTISTS at the Department of Primary Industries (DPI) Elizabeth MacArthur Agricultural Institute have made a significant breakthrough and detected a new virus believed to be responsible for the deaths of more than 350 rare Bellinger River snapping... Read more
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Kiama Independent
In case you missed it...In case you missed the South Coast breakfast blog this morning, here is all the
In case you missed it...
Kiama Independent / Posted 10 hours ago
In case you missed the South Coast breakfast blog this morning, here is all the latest news from around the South Coast, regional Australia and beyond... In case you missed the South Coast breakfast blog this morning, here is all the latest news... Read more
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Daily Examiner
New virus is linked to mystery turtle deathsSCIENTISTS at the Department of Primary Industries (DPI) Elizabeth MacArthur Ag
New virus is linked to mystery turtle deaths
Daily Examiner / Posted 11 hours ago
SCIENTISTS at the Department of Primary Industries (DPI) Elizabeth MacArthur Agricultural Institute have made a significant breakthrough and detected a new virus believed to be responsible for the deaths of more than 350 rare Bellinger River snapping... Read more
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Kiama Independent
Fishing report Far South Coast NSW | Sept. 2The fishing report from the Narooma News - another excellent comprehensive repo
Fishing report Far South Coast NSW | Sept. 2
Kiama Independent / Posted 12 hours ago
The fishing report from the Narooma News - another excellent comprehensive report from Dash at the Narooma Ocean Hut Compleat Angler. Ocean Hut Compleat Angler weekly fishing report CONFUCIUS says, “Before success, you must have great mess!” Who... Read more
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Kiama Independent
Open fishing season on Australian bass and estuary perchThe annual three month fishing closure for native species Australian Bass and E
Open fishing season on Australian bass and estuary perch
Kiama Independent / Posted 12 hours ago
The annual three month fishing closure for native species Australian Bass and Estuary Perch is now over. ANGLERS can get back to targeting some of Australia’s great native sportsfish, with the annual three month fishing closure for Australian Bass... Read more
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Northern Star
It's all about agribusinessFARMERS can learn how to improve returns with an agribusiness workshop being ru
It's all about agribusiness
Northern Star / Posted 12 hours ago
FARMERS can learn how to improve returns with an agribusiness workshop being run later this month in Lismore. Lismore City Council has partnered with the NSW Department of Industry to host an agribusiness workshop to help farmers improve returns and... Read more
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Daily Examiner
Gulaptis launches Blueberry Plant Protection GuideMEMBER for Clarence Chris Gulaptis yesterday launched the first edition of the
Gulaptis launches Blueberry Plant Protection Guide
Daily Examiner / Posted 15 hours ago
MEMBER for Clarence Chris Gulaptis yesterday launched the first edition of the Blueberry Plant Protection Guide and the Primefact who to consult when planning for blueberry development. Both guides mean blueberry growers have more in their toolkit... Read more
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Northern Star
Gulaptis launches Blueberry Plant Protection GuideMEMBER for Clarence Chris Gulaptis yesterday launched the first edition of the
Gulaptis launches Blueberry Plant Protection Guide
Northern Star / Posted 16 hours ago
MEMBER for Clarence Chris Gulaptis yesterday launched the first edition of the Blueberry Plant Protection Guide and the Primefact who to consult when planning for blueberry development. Both guides mean blueberry growers have more in their toolkit... Read more
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Northern Star
NSW Premier gets all tangled up in question of shark netsTO net or not to net our beaches, that is the question. Premier Mike Baird has
NSW Premier gets all tangled up in question of shark nets
Northern Star / Posted yesterday
TO net or not to net our beaches, that is the question. Premier Mike Baird has muddied the waters by now coming out in favour of shark netting. Baird is a surfer, we are told, and had his own close encounter with a shark at Crescent Head. But just... Read more
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The Daily Mercury
NSW Premier gets all tangled up in question of shark netsTO net or not to net our beaches, that is the question. Premier Mike Baird has
NSW Premier gets all tangled up in question of shark nets
The Daily Mercury / Posted yesterday
TO net or not to net our beaches, that is the question. Premier Mike Baird has muddied the waters by now coming out in favour of shark netting. Baird is a surfer, we are told, and had his own close encounter with a shark at Crescent Head. But just... Read more
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Toowoomba Chronicle
NSW Premier gets all tangled up in question of shark netsTO net or not to net our beaches, that is the question. Premier Mike Baird has
NSW Premier gets all tangled up in question of shark nets
Toowoomba Chronicle / Posted yesterday
TO net or not to net our beaches, that is the question. Premier Mike Baird has muddied the waters by now coming out in favour of shark netting. Baird is a surfer, we are told, and had his own close encounter with a shark at Crescent Head. But just... Read more
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Queensland Times
NSW Premier gets all tangled up in question of shark netsTO net or not to net our beaches, that is the question. Premier Mike Baird has
NSW Premier gets all tangled up in question of shark nets
Queensland Times / Posted yesterday
TO net or not to net our beaches, that is the question. Premier Mike Baird has muddied the waters by now coming out in favour of shark netting. Baird is a surfer, we are told, and had his own close encounter with a shark at Crescent Head. But just... Read more
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The Morning Bulletin
NSW Premier gets all tangled up in question of shark netsTO net or not to net our beaches, that is the question. Premier Mike Baird has
NSW Premier gets all tangled up in question of shark nets
The Morning Bulletin / Posted yesterday
TO net or not to net our beaches, that is the question. Premier Mike Baird has muddied the waters by now coming out in favour of shark netting. Baird is a surfer, we are told, and had his own close encounter with a shark at Crescent Head. But just... Read more
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News Mail
NSW Premier gets all tangled up in question of shark netsTO net or not to net our beaches, that is the question. Premier Mike Baird has
NSW Premier gets all tangled up in question of shark nets
News Mail / Posted yesterday
TO net or not to net our beaches, that is the question. Premier Mike Baird has muddied the waters by now coming out in favour of shark netting. Baird is a surfer, we are told, and had his own close encounter with a shark at Crescent Head. But just... Read more
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Daily Examiner
NSW Premier gets all tangled up in question of shark netsTO net or not to net our beaches, that is the question. Premier Mike Baird has
NSW Premier gets all tangled up in question of shark nets
Daily Examiner / Posted yesterday
TO net or not to net our beaches, that is the question. Premier Mike Baird has muddied the waters by now coming out in favour of shark netting. Baird is a surfer, we are told, and had his own close encounter with a shark at Crescent Head. But just... Read more
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The Morning Bulletin
Local growers get latest vineyard updateWINEGRAPE growers are set to benefit from the latest research results and pract
Local growers get latest vineyard update
The Morning Bulletin / Posted yesterday
WINEGRAPE growers are set to benefit from the latest research results and practical management options for the 2016 vintage by attending a National Wine and Grape Industry Centre (NWGIC) vine health field day at Griffith on Wednesday, September 9,... Read more
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Daily Examiner
Local growers get latest vineyard updateWINEGRAPE growers are set to benefit from the latest research results and pract
Local growers get latest vineyard update
Daily Examiner / Posted yesterday
WINEGRAPE growers are set to benefit from the latest research results and practical management options for the 2016 vintage by attending a National Wine and Grape Industry Centre (NWGIC) vine health field day at Griffith on Wednesday, September 9,... Read more
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Northern Star
Local growers get latest vineyard updateWINEGRAPE growers are set to benefit from the latest research results and pract
Local growers get latest vineyard update
Northern Star / Posted yesterday
WINEGRAPE growers are set to benefit from the latest research results and practical management options for the 2016 vintage by attending a National Wine and Grape Industry Centre (NWGIC) vine health field day at Griffith on Wednesday, September 9,... Read more
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The Daily Mercury
Local growers get latest vineyard updateWINEGRAPE growers are set to benefit from the latest research results and pract
Local growers get latest vineyard update
The Daily Mercury / Posted yesterday
WINEGRAPE growers are set to benefit from the latest research results and practical management options for the 2016 vintage by attending a National Wine and Grape Industry Centre (NWGIC) vine health field day at Griffith on Wednesday, September 9,... Read more
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Queensland Times
Local growers get latest vineyard updateWINEGRAPE growers are set to benefit from the latest research results and pract
Local growers get latest vineyard update
Queensland Times / Posted yesterday
WINEGRAPE growers are set to benefit from the latest research results and practical management options for the 2016 vintage by attending a National Wine and Grape Industry Centre (NWGIC) vine health field day at Griffith on Wednesday, September 9,... Read more
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News Mail
Local growers get latest vineyard updateWINEGRAPE growers are set to benefit from the latest research results and pract
Local growers get latest vineyard update
News Mail / Posted yesterday
WINEGRAPE growers are set to benefit from the latest research results and practical management options for the 2016 vintage by attending a National Wine and Grape Industry Centre (NWGIC) vine health field day at Griffith on Wednesday, September 9,... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
ICAC told there is 'insufficient evidence' to prosecute Newcastle businessman Andrew PooleThe corruption watchdog has been told there is "insufficient evidence" for crim
ICAC told there is 'insufficient evidence' to prosecute Newcastle businessman Andrew Poole
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 2 days ago
The corruption watchdog has been told there is "insufficient evidence" for criminal charges to be laid against one of the businessmen embroiled in an inquiry into a Hunter Valley coal licence. The corruption watchdog has been told there is... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
ICAC told there is 'insufficient evidence' to prosecute Newcastle businessman Andrew PooleThe corruption watchdog has been told there is "insufficient evidence" for crim
ICAC told there is 'insufficient evidence' to prosecute Newcastle businessman Andrew Poole
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 2 days ago
The corruption watchdog has been told there is "insufficient evidence" for criminal charges to be laid against one of the businessmen embroiled in an inquiry into a Hunter Valley coal licence. The corruption watchdog has been told there is... Read more
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The Young Witness
ICAC told there is 'insufficient evidence' to prosecute Newcastle businessman Andrew PooleThe corruption watchdog has been told there is "insufficient evidence" for crim
ICAC told there is 'insufficient evidence' to prosecute Newcastle businessman Andrew Poole
The Young Witness / Posted 2 days ago
The corruption watchdog has been told there is "insufficient evidence" for criminal charges to be laid against one of the businessmen embroiled in an inquiry into a Hunter Valley coal licence. The corruption watchdog has been told there is... Read more
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Western Advocate
ICAC told there is 'insufficient evidence' to prosecute Newcastle businessman Andrew PooleThe corruption watchdog has been told there is "insufficient evidence" for crim
ICAC told there is 'insufficient evidence' to prosecute Newcastle businessman Andrew Poole
Western Advocate / Posted 2 days ago
The corruption watchdog has been told there is "insufficient evidence" for criminal charges to be laid against one of the businessmen embroiled in an inquiry into a Hunter Valley coal licence. The corruption watchdog has been told there is... Read more
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Daily Liberal
ICAC told there is 'insufficient evidence' to prosecute Newcastle businessman Andrew PooleThe corruption watchdog has been told there is "insufficient evidence" for crim
ICAC told there is 'insufficient evidence' to prosecute Newcastle businessman Andrew Poole
Daily Liberal / Posted 2 days ago
The corruption watchdog has been told there is "insufficient evidence" for criminal charges to be laid against one of the businessmen embroiled in an inquiry into a Hunter Valley coal licence. The corruption watchdog has been told there is... Read more
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Daily Liberal
ICAC told there is 'insufficient evidence' to prosecute Newcastle businessman Andrew PooleThe corruption watchdog has been told there is "insufficient evidence" for crim
ICAC told there is 'insufficient evidence' to prosecute Newcastle businessman Andrew Poole
Daily Liberal / Posted 2 days ago
The corruption watchdog has been told there is "insufficient evidence" for criminal charges to be laid against one of the businessmen embroiled in an inquiry into a Hunter Valley coal licence. The corruption watchdog has been told there is... Read more
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The Border Mail
ICAC told there is 'insufficient evidence' to prosecute Newcastle businessman Andrew PooleThe corruption watchdog has been told there is "insufficient evidence" for crim
ICAC told there is 'insufficient evidence' to prosecute Newcastle businessman Andrew Poole
The Border Mail / Posted 2 days ago
The corruption watchdog has been told there is "insufficient evidence" for criminal charges to be laid against one of the businessmen embroiled in an inquiry into a Hunter Valley coal licence. The corruption watchdog has been told there is... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
ICAC told there is 'insufficient evidence' to prosecute Newcastle businessman Andrew PooleAndrew Poole ... insufficient evidence to proceed against him. The corruption
ICAC told there is 'insufficient evidence' to prosecute Newcastle businessman Andrew Poole
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 2 days ago
Andrew Poole ... insufficient evidence to proceed against him. The corruption watchdog has been told there is "insufficient evidence" for criminal charges to be laid against one of the businessmen embroiled in an inquiry into a Hunter Valley coal... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Cattle seen wandering on McArthur River mine site despite removal orderCattle seen wandering on McArthur River mine site despite order to cull after p
Cattle seen wandering on McArthur River mine site despite removal order
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 2 days ago
Cattle seen wandering on McArthur River mine site despite order to cull after positive lead testing Cattle which should have been removed from Glencore's McArthur River mine site in the Northern Territory a year ago were seen grazing on the site... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Riverina pulse researcher proud of industry growthThe pulse of New South Wales Department of Primary Industries retires after 40
Riverina pulse researcher proud of industry growth
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 2 days ago
The pulse of New South Wales Department of Primary Industries retires after 40 years in research Picking peas for pocket money. That is how a young Dr Eric Armstrong developed his passion for pulses back in the late 1950s, on his family farm at... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
Get hooked on trout releases at damsIF YOU begin to think there’s something fishy about the traffic flowing between
Get hooked on trout releases at dams
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 5 days ago
IF YOU begin to think there’s something fishy about the traffic flowing between Tamworth and Sheba Dam this weekend – or anywhere leading to the dams near Nundle – then you would be right. And you’d better get out of the way. WET A LINE: Inland... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Foreign ant bio threat shuts down parts of Darwin PortBrowsing ant bio threat spreads outside Darwin Port quarantine area; freight mo
Foreign ant bio threat shuts down parts of Darwin Port
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 5 days ago
Browsing ant bio threat spreads outside Darwin Port quarantine area; freight movement shut down A "slender and inconspicuous" foreign ant that forms multi-queen super-colonies capable of overwhelming, displacing and eating native ants has shut down... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Sally's the best nose in the business of weed eradication - ABC Central West NSW - Australian Broadcasting Corporation The latest too
Sally's the best nose in the business of weed eradication
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 5 days ago
- ABC Central West NSW - Australian Broadcasting Corporation The latest tool in weed eradication in New South Wales and possibly... Read more
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Manning River Times
First sharks tagged in government programTHE first great white sharks have been tagged and successfully released as part
First sharks tagged in government program
Manning River Times / Posted 6 days ago
THE first great white sharks have been tagged and successfully released as part of the NSW Government’s North Coast Local Waters Shark Tagging Project. TAG AND RELEASE: Scientists will track the movements of two great white sharks. THE first great... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Shark tagging begins on NSW north coast in wake of attacks The first great white sharks have been tagged as part of the NSW Government's
Shark tagging begins on NSW north coast in wake of attacks
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 6 days ago
The first great white sharks have been tagged as part of the NSW Government's new shark monitoring measures to protect north-coast communities following a spate of attacks in recent... Read more
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Daily Examiner
Marine Rescue trying to confirm North Wall shark sightingUPDATE 10.25am: A JOGGER on Ballina's North Wall reported a shark sighting to p
Marine Rescue trying to confirm North Wall shark sighting
Daily Examiner / Posted 6 days ago
UPDATE 10.25am: A JOGGER on Ballina's North Wall reported a shark sighting to police about 9.30am this morning but the sighting remains unconfirmed. Ballina police sergeant Dave Longfield said the Ballina Marine Rescue vessel was endeavouring to... Read more
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Northern Star
Marine Rescue trying to confirm North Wall shark sightingUPDATE 10.25am: A JOGGER on Ballina's North Wall reported a shark sighting to p
Marine Rescue trying to confirm North Wall shark sighting
Northern Star / Posted 6 days ago
UPDATE 10.25am: A JOGGER on Ballina's North Wall reported a shark sighting to police about 9.30am this morning but the sighting remains unconfirmed. Ballina police sergeant Dave Longfield said the Ballina Marine Rescue vessel was endeavouring to... Read more
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Manning River Times
Thursday, August 27, 2015Your morning news snapshot from around the Mid-North Coast, regional Australia
Thursday, August 27, 2015
Manning River Times / Posted 6 days ago
Your morning news snapshot from around the Mid-North Coast, regional Australia and beyond. Pic by @dolsenphotography: "A late winter sunrise at Middle Rock #lakecathie" 200 illegally caught crabs part of DPI bust ►A midnight crabbing excursion... Read more
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Daily Examiner
To net or not to net, that is the questionBYRON Shire Mayor Simon Richardson has asked for calm in the face of recent cal
To net or not to net, that is the question
Daily Examiner / Posted 7 days ago
BYRON Shire Mayor Simon Richardson has asked for calm in the face of recent calls for beach netting or shark culling. After a recent spate of shark attacks and encounters on the North Coast recently, local surfer and real estate agent Neil Cameron... Read more
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Northern Star
To net or not to net, that is the questionBYRON Shire Mayor Simon Richardson has asked for calm in the face of recent cal
To net or not to net, that is the question
Northern Star / Posted 7 days ago
BYRON Shire Mayor Simon Richardson has asked for calm in the face of recent calls for beach netting or shark culling. After a recent spate of shark attacks and encounters on the North Coast recently, local surfer and real estate agent Neil Cameron... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Shoalhaven River opened to oceanShoalhaven City Council Mayor Joanna Gash has dismissed rumours the Shoalhaven
Shoalhaven River opened to ocean
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 7 days ago
Shoalhaven City Council Mayor Joanna Gash has dismissed rumours the Shoalhaven River Bridge will close this afternoon and confirmed the river was opened at Shoalhaven Heads. Shoalhaven City Council Mayor Joanna Gash has dismissed rumours the... Read more
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Daily Examiner
How the region's shark tracking operation will workTHE mission to tag resident great whites will be a "fishing expedition" unlike
How the region's shark tracking operation will work
Daily Examiner / Posted 7 days ago
THE mission to tag resident great whites will be a "fishing expedition" unlike any other seen in the region. The bait and tag operation is estimated to run for up to two weeks and involve an aerial spotting helicopter and two Department of Primary... Read more
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Daily Examiner
Shark experts: Contrary to hopes, there's no quick fixTHREE large sharks were spotted from the air yesterday in shallow water, the da
Shark experts: Contrary to hopes, there's no quick fix
Daily Examiner / Posted 7 days ago
THREE large sharks were spotted from the air yesterday in shallow water, the day before a major operation gets underway this morning to locate and tag the North Coast's resident great whites. The cruising predators were sighted during a morning... Read more
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Northern Star
Shark experts: Contrary to hopes, there's no quick fixTHREE large sharks were spotted from the air yesterday in shallow water, the da
Shark experts: Contrary to hopes, there's no quick fix
Northern Star / Posted 7 days ago
THREE large sharks were spotted from the air yesterday in shallow water, the day before a major operation gets underway this morning to locate and tag the North Coast's resident great whites. The cruising predators were sighted during a morning... Read more
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Northern Star
How the region's shark tracking operation will workTHE mission to tag resident great whites will be a "fishing expedition" unlike
How the region's shark tracking operation will work
Northern Star / Posted 7 days ago
THE mission to tag resident great whites will be a "fishing expedition" unlike any other seen in the region. The bait and tag operation is estimated to run for up to two weeks and involve an aerial spotting helicopter and two Department of Primary... Read more
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The Daily Mercury
Great white shark tagging effort could take more than a yearSHARK experts from the Department of Primary Industries and the CSIRO a will to
Great white shark tagging effort could take more than a year
The Daily Mercury / Posted 8 days ago
SHARK experts from the Department of Primary Industries and the CSIRO a will tomorrow commence efforts to locate and tag great white sharks on the Northern Rivers coast. The tagging exercise was part of an effort to make sense of the recent spate of... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Shark attack victim hails bystanders' 'random act of kindness'Lighthouse Beach shark attack victim says bravery of bystanders 'the real story
Shark attack victim hails bystanders' 'random act of kindness'
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 8 days ago
Lighthouse Beach shark attack victim says bravery of bystanders 'the real story' A man who survived a shark attack on the NSW mid-north coast says the real take away from his ordeal is not the issue of shark culling but the bravery of the bystanders... Read more
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