WA Government should chip in for eco shark barriers, Liberal MP Phil Edman says – ABC Online

ABC OnlineWA Government should chip in for eco shark barriers, Liberal MP Phil Edman saysABC OnlineCottesloe Council was hoping to have a shark barrier installed for this summer but having not secured the necessary approvals and funding, is now aiming for next summer. Cottesloe Mayor Jo Dawkins said the council would definitely apply for either...

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Paradise lights up Perth sky – The West Australian – The West Australian

The West AustralianParadise lights up Perth sky - The West AustralianThe West AustralianAt Cottesloe, the crowd gathered early, many dressed in their Australia-themed finest, children's joyful shrieks breaking through the broadcast of only the most Australian of musicians, including John Farnham, Cold Chisel and Daryl Braithwaite.Oh! To Be In Perth When Sun & Surf Are Up & The Super Series Rises Over The...

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Towers won’t help in shark spotting – inmycommunity

inmycommunityTowers won't help in shark spottinginmycommunityTRIGG Island and Scarboro Surf Lifesaving Club presidents may consider temporary watchtowers similar to those installed at Cottesloe last week but have rejected the idea that they help in spotting sharks. Trigg Island SLC president Paul Lynch said...

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Perth beach sets giant thong world record with 2210 participants – 9news.com.au

9news.com.auPerth beach sets giant thong world record with 2210 participants9news.com.auOn Monday, Perth's Cottesloe beach won the challenge, setting a world record for the fourth straight year with 2210 entrants taking to the water on their footwear-shaped floatie. Coming in second place was Torquay in Victoria with 1556 people, followed ...and...

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‘Spaceships’ land on beaches to help battle sharks – The Australian

The Australian'Spaceships' land on beaches to help battle sharksThe AustralianDesigned in California, four of the stations have been installed on the sand at popular Perth beaches, including Cottesloe, where Bryn Martin was taken by a shark in 2012, and North Cottesloe, where Ken Crew was fatally attacked in 2000. The shark...

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