Bite back on shark attacks
MORE than 50 sharks have been caught by Queensland’s controversial shark control plan in the past month alone.
As debate rages over whether to install permanent drumlines and shark nets in the Whitsundays where three people have been attacked in the past six weeks, The Sunday Mail can reveal 51 predators have been caught in shark nets and drumlines across the state in the past four weeks. dusk or dawn, with pets or if you’re bleeding.
More than 70 no-swimming signs have been erected across the Whitsundays in the past week while Cid Harbour remains a no-swim zone.
Melbourne doctor Daniel Christidis, 33, died last Monday after he was mauled by a shark as he swam at Cid Harbour.
The attack followed two attacks in September, which prompted authorities to deploy baited drumlines in the harbour.