Swimming at Cid Harbour to be banned after three shark attacks

The measures were formed at an emergency summit, but there will be no drum lines to catch and kill sharks.

A $250,000 study will be conducted to figure out shark migration patterns around Queensland, in the hopes o...

State Govt pledge $250k for shark research

The state government has pledged $250,000 as part of a five point plan as a result of Friday's roundtable held in Airlie Beach.

Five-point plan, not drumlines, to stop shark attacks in Cid Harbour Five-point plan, not drumlines, to stop shark attacks in Cid Harbour

The Queensland government has announced its plan to protect visitors to the Whitsundays after three shark attacks, including one fatal mauling, in Cid Harbour.

Five-point plan to tackle shark threat

THE State Government has announced a five-point plan to address shark attacks in the Whitsundays, following a third and fatal attack this week.

Should sharks be culled? Debate rages following death in Queensland

It comes after Daniel Christidis was killed by a shark in the Whitsundays earlier this week.

Sharks 'bigger and fatter' and numbers 'out of control' in north Queensland, fisher says

One of Queensland's last remaining commercial shark fishermen warns shark numbers in north Queensland are out of control and he is surprised there have not been far more people mauled by the animals.

MP calls for mass cull of sharks after Whitsundays death

A federal MP has declared open season on sharks after Monday's fatal mauling of a Victorian doctor in Queensland's Whitsunday Islands region.

MP declares war on sharks as Premier dithers

A FEDERAL MP has called for open season on sharks as the Queensland Government is branded “borderline negligent” for its response.