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Nick Carroll On: Ballina's Turn On The Whale Carcass Merry-Go-Round

Nick Carroll On: Ballina's Turn On The Whale Carcass Merry-Go-Round

Bury it, get yelled at, then quickly dig it up — is this any way to treat a mammal?

18 11 Oct 2017
Sharks and You One Year On – What's Changed? Part I

Sharks and You One Year On – What's Changed? Part I

CW survey results are in

4 21 Sep 2017
Nick Carroll On: Sharks Are Back In The News & Where Are The Dead Whales?

Nick Carroll On: Sharks Are Back In The News & Where Are The Dead Whales?

What’s your attitude to the question of the great white?

30 10 Sep 2017
Think You Know Sharks? The DPI Wants To Know What You Got

Think You Know Sharks? The DPI Wants To Know What You Got

The chance of a lifetime!

16 31 May 2017
Ballina Drone Footage Captures Shark Vs. Surfer Close Encounter

Ballina Drone Footage Captures Shark Vs. Surfer Close Encounter

How does this make you feel?

42 24 Feb 2017
All Your Questions About NSW Shark Net Trials & Installation Answered

All Your Questions About NSW Shark Net Trials & Installation Answered

The NSW Department of Primary Industries FAQs

4 30 Oct 2016
Ballina Shark Meshing Trial Now Clear To Proceed

Ballina Shark Meshing Trial Now Clear To Proceed

Shark Mitigation Strategy goes to public vote

2 28 Oct 2016
One Shark Attack & 2 Shark Encounters In One Day In NSW

One Shark Attack & 2 Shark Encounters In One Day In NSW

Just three weeks after last incident at Ballina

66 24 Oct 2016
Nick Carroll On: Beyond The Panic, The Facts About Shark Nets

Nick Carroll On: Beyond The Panic, The Facts About Shark Nets

What do they do? What don’t they? Here are the facts & figures

74 21 Oct 2016
Shark Nets Or Not? Have Your Say Right Here

Shark Nets Or Not? Have Your Say Right Here

We want to know exactly what you think

87 12 Oct 2016
UPDATE: The NSW DPI Answers Coastalwatch's Questions On The Failed Shark Barriers

UPDATE: The NSW DPI Answers Coastalwatch's Questions On The Failed Shark Barriers

Nick Carroll digs deeper into the story

23 20 Sep 2016
Shark Attack At Yallingup WA

Shark Attack At Yallingup WA

Near fatal attack on surfer

3 6 Sep 2016
WA Shark Attack: Victim Passes Away

WA Shark Attack: Victim Passes Away

The second attack in the area in under a year

0 31 May 2016
Surfer Attacked By Shark At Bombo, NSW

Surfer Attacked By Shark At Bombo, NSW

Man in serious condition

0 30 Mar 2016
Nicole McLachlan's Hunger Strike To Save Us & The Sharks

Nicole McLachlan's Hunger Strike To Save Us & The Sharks

“Trying to govern ungovernable events distracts us from real shark bite prevention.”

5 7 Feb 2016
Sharks: They Breed'em Big In WA

Sharks: They Breed'em Big In WA

Fishermen pose with their catch

10 15 Jan 2016
Shark Attack In Queensland

Shark Attack In Queensland

A number of beaches close due to sightings this week

0 31 Dec 2015
Video: Kelly Slater Does Air, Shark Copies

Video: Kelly Slater Does Air, Shark Copies

Slater and Shark in one video

3 24 Dec 2015
Aussie Selling Frozen Great White Shark For $30,000

Aussie Selling Frozen Great White Shark For $30,000

The perfect gift for Christmas?

3 21 Dec 2015
Will The Eco Shark Barriers Save Lives On The NSW North Coast?

Will The Eco Shark Barriers Save Lives On The NSW North Coast?

A Byron local talks to developer of Eco Shark Barrier System that is about to be implemented

9 12 Nov 2015
14th Shark Attack This Year, Ballina Back In The News

14th Shark Attack This Year, Ballina Back In The News

Attack at Lighthouse Beach on Tuesday evening

18 10 Nov 2015
Latest News
All The Best Malarkey Happening On Sunday Surfday at Byron Bay Surf Festival

All The Best Malarkey Happening On Sunday Surfday at Byron Bay Surf Festival

4 14 Feb 2018
Home Grown Keeps It Classic

Home Grown Keeps It Classic

0 10 Feb 2018
Video: My Home Break With Matt Wilkinson

Video: My Home Break With Matt Wilkinson

3 8 Feb 2018
Nichols And Baker Rule The Roost At The Mothernest Tweed Coast Pro

Nichols And Baker Rule The Roost At The Mothernest Tweed Coast Pro

0 7 Feb 2018
The Volkswagen Kombi Rally Returns To Manly!

The Volkswagen Kombi Rally Returns To Manly!

1 5 Feb 2018
How To Teach Your Kids To Surf: 12 Tips

How To Teach Your Kids To Surf: 12 Tips

0 2 Feb 2018
How's This For A Coupl'a Surf Trips of a Lifetime You Can Hit This Winter

How's This For A Coupl'a Surf Trips of a Lifetime You Can Hit This Winter

0 1 Feb 2018
Nick Carroll: Eight Questions I've Been Asked About The Pool

Nick Carroll: Eight Questions I've Been Asked About The Pool

25 1 Feb 2018
Video: My Home Break With Connor O'Leary

Video: My Home Break With Connor O'Leary

2 31 Jan 2018
"Oi, Bro, My Leg Fell Off"

"Oi, Bro, My Leg Fell Off"

2 31 Jan 2018
The 2018 Surfest Is Here

The 2018 Surfest Is Here

0 29 Jan 2018
Keeping Kids Cool

Keeping Kids Cool

0 26 Jan 2018
Summer Waves Photo Comp: We Have Our Winners!

Summer Waves Photo Comp: We Have Our Winners!

0 25 Jan 2018
Going Big? These Are The Breathing Techniques You Need To Know About

Going Big? These Are The Breathing Techniques You Need To Know About

0 25 Jan 2018
Video: My Home Break With Ace Buchan

Video: My Home Break With Ace Buchan

2 24 Jan 2018
Get Behind It: SurFebruary

Get Behind It: SurFebruary

0 24 Jan 2018
Video: Kobie Enright and Shane Campbell Take The Carve Pro At Maroubra

Video: Kobie Enright and Shane Campbell Take The Carve Pro At Maroubra

0 22 Jan 2018
Groms Victorious At Taj Burrow's Small Fries

Groms Victorious At Taj Burrow's Small Fries

1 22 Jan 2018
You'll Be Able To Ask Alexa For The Forecast

You'll Be Able To Ask Alexa For The Forecast

7 19 Jan 2018
We Should All Be Better Equipped To Handle Life and Death Situations In The Surf

We Should All Be Better Equipped To Handle Life and Death Situations In The Surf

6 16 Jan 2018
Five Easy Tools That'll Ensure You're On The Next Swell As Soon As It Hits Your Local

Five Easy Tools That'll Ensure You're On The Next Swell As Soon As It Hits Your Local

0 16 Jan 2018
The Flight Centre Burleigh Pro Surf Festival Is Back

The Flight Centre Burleigh Pro Surf Festival Is Back

3 16 Jan 2018
Gallery: The World Junior Champs Action From Kiama

Gallery: The World Junior Champs Action From Kiama

1 11 Jan 2018
The Sunshine Coast Gets A Brand New Surf Cam

The Sunshine Coast Gets A Brand New Surf Cam

2 11 Jan 2018
World Junior Champions Crowned At Kiama

World Junior Champions Crowned At Kiama

0 11 Jan 2018
The World Junior Titles Are On This Week

The World Junior Titles Are On This Week

0 8 Jan 2018
What Exactly Is Wave Period?

What Exactly Is Wave Period?

3 2 Jan 2018
Surf Forecast: South Coast WA

Surf Forecast: South Coast WA

0 2 Jan 2018
WQS Event To Return To Manly Beach In 2018

WQS Event To Return To Manly Beach In 2018

0 22 Dec 2017
The Best Surf Trip I've Ever Been On: With Creed McTaggart

The Best Surf Trip I've Ever Been On: With Creed McTaggart

0 22 Dec 2017
Merry Christmas From Coastalwatch

Merry Christmas From Coastalwatch

2 22 Dec 2017
Byron Bay Surf Festival Is Back

Byron Bay Surf Festival Is Back

7 22 Dec 2017
John John Florence is the 2017 World Champion

John John Florence is the 2017 World Champion

6 19 Dec 2017
The Step-By-Step Guide On Shark Bite First Aid

The Step-By-Step Guide On Shark Bite First Aid

0 17 Dec 2017
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