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SURFER FIGHTS OFF SHARK ATTACK

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Surfers haven’t been afraid to hit the water at the Mid North Coast beach where just yesterday a man fought off a shark. The 47-year-old managed to paddle himself to shore at Saltwater Beach, near Taree, before emergency services arrived. Read More »

PORT MACQUARIE BEACHES AMONG BEST IN THE WORLD

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A travel website has named Port Macquarie as one of the best beach destinations in the world. It came in as number four on the list, and was the only Australian location to make the list. Read More »

THOUSANDS FLOCK TO HASTINGS BEACHES FOR EASTER MONDAY

It was a perfect Easter Monday in the Hastings, with families making the most of the sunny conditions. Beaches across the region were packed, with lifeguards saying it was one of their busiest times of the year. Read More »

COAST SWELTERS, BUT HEATWAVE NOT RECORD-BREAKING

If you thought today was a scorcher…you weren’t wrong… The Gold Coast sweltered as the mercury soared to one of the hottest March-days on record…even too hot for the beach according to some.   Read More »

MARCIA LURES BULL SHARKS TO BEACHES

It’s no secret there are plenty of bull sharks in Gold Coast canals, but new research has revealed they’re on the move. They’re being lured close to beaches by a stretch of nutrient-rich water, following Tropical Cyclone Marcia. Read More »

SURF COMMUNITY CALLS FOR TOS PROTECTION

If the local surfing community gets its way, the billion dollar Cruise Ship terminal project will be dead in the water. They’re now pushing to establish a world surfing reserve… All the way from South Stradbroke Island to Snapper Rocks. The biggest hurdle could be securing Council’s support. Read More »

THIRD BEACH CLOSED AFTER SECOND SHARK SIGHTING

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A third beach has been closed, following another shark sighting at Newcastle today. A boardrider saw a shark at the Cowrie Hole and reported it to lifeguards, who promptly closed nearby Newcastle Beach. Earlier in the day, commercial divers working at the harbour entrance reported what’s thought to have been a larger shark. That sighting prompted the closure of Nobbys and Stockton beaches, which will remain closed for the rest of the day. Read More »

MORE SHARK SIGHTINGS ALONG NEWCASTLE’S COAST

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A body surfer suffered a minor wound to his foot, after being bitten by a small shark at Merewether Beach last night. Meanwhile a lifeguard spotted a 1.8-metre shark off Bar Beach this morning. Warning signs have been erected and lifeguards will continue to patrol the area throughout the day. Bar, Dixon and Merewether beaches were already closed due to dangerous surf conditions. Read More »

BEACH GOERS URGED TO BE SAFE THIS AUSTRALIA DAY

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For many of us, it’s just not Australia Day without a trip to the beach. Lifeguards are calling on swimmers to stay between the flags, as the busy long weekend continues. Read More »

GREAT WHITE SIGHTING CLOSES BEACHES FOR THIRD DAY

Beaches between Stockton and Merewether have been closed for a third consecutive day, after a great white shark was again spotted in the area. Lifeguards say the sightings are unusual, and they’re urging people to heed to the warnings. Read More »

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