Wednesday Dec 11
NSW lifeguards not sold on shark spotting drones
There has been a lukewarm response from the town of Coffs Harbour, on the state's mid north coast, to the prospect of drones being used as shark spotters.
Tue Dec 10, 2013
NSW government considers drones for spotting sharks in waters off popular beaches
A spokeswoman for the Department of Primary Industries has confirmed it is exploring the use of the military-style devices, but that the project is commercially sensitive.
Sun Dec 08, 2013
Fiji hosts Oceania footy event
FIJI will this week play host to the 2013 Youth AFL Oceania Cup which starts tomorrow at Albert Park in Suva.
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Deputy principal accused of getting girls drunk so they would vandalise home of headmaster
A deputy principal at a high school in Coffs Harbour, New South Wales, Australia allegedly plied three female students with alcohol, then encouraged them to vandalise the home of their headmaster.
Sat Dec 07, 2013
Killer sharks stalk our canals
THREE stunning Queenslanders are the next generation of models being groomed for the catwalk - who will be the next Miranda Kerr? SHARKS are stalking and bumping paddlers in southeast Queensland waterways, prompting a new warning from authorities ahead of the school holidays.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
Experts says shark cull would be pointless
SUGGESTIONS of a shark cull in the wake of fatal attacks on both sides of Australia have been dismissed by experts as over-emotional and pointless.
Shark alert: aerial patrol warns swimmers
The death of a teenager at Coffs Harbour on Saturday was the second recent fatal shark attack off Australian beaches.
Shark policies do not reduce risk: expert
Politicians taking a "Hollywood movie" view of sharks will do nothing to make beaches safer after two deadly attacks, a researcher has warned.
Sun Dec 01, 2013
Schoolie airlifted after methanol cocktail
A SHARK biologist has identified the shark that attacked and tragically killed Zac Young at Campbells Beach north of Coffs Harbour.
Sat Nov 30, 2013
Zach Young was bodyboarding with friends in the New South Wales area, around 100 metres from Coffs Habour, when disaster struck.
Shark attack claims life of surfer
A teenage surfer died after he was attacked by a shark while body boarding with mates at Campbells Beach near Coffs Harbour, on the NSW north coast today.
Fri Nov 29, 2013
Teen killed by shark off Australia's east coast
It is the second fatal shark attack in Australia this month. New South Wales state police say the victim is believed to be around 18 years old.
Man killed in shark attack off NSW coast
An 18-year-old bodyboarder has been killed in a shark attack north of Coffs Harbour on the New South Wales north coast.
Wed Nov 27, 2013
Highway closed at Halfway Creek
A car towing a caravan collided with a truck near Halfway Creek, South of Grafton, just before half-past eight.
Mid North and North Coast Rural Report Wednesday 27 November, 2013
Julie Ray Monash University's environmental scientist and the Weeds Network founder Dr David Low is touring the north coast this week presenting 'Making Money from Weeds; ideas on how weeds can be used as a resource'.
Mon Nov 25, 2013
Report warns of fishing in NSW sanctuaries
MORE than six months after the NSW government opened up marine sanctuaries to recreational fishing, a new report is warning the pastime can have as much damage as its commercial counterparts.