Are drones a help or a hindrance? – Perth Now

Perth NowAre drones a help or a hindrance?Perth NowSurf Life Saving WA this week started a three-month trial of high-definition camera-equipped drones at popular beaches in Perth and the South West. The battery-powered drones were seen flying above swimmers and surfers at Floreat and Cottesloe beaches ...and...

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Beachgoers warned stolen keys are giving burglars access to homes – ABC Online

ABC Online Beachgoers warned stolen keys are giving burglars access to homes ABC Online West Australian police are urging beachgoers to keep their valuables safe this summer, with a particular warning to those who use navigation devices. Officers patrolled Scarborough and Cottesloe beaches this morning and checked whether people had...

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3000 swimmers take part in 2016 Cottesloe to Rottnest race – WA today

WA today3000 swimmers take part in 2016 Cottesloe to Rottnest raceWA todayHe made the crossing in four hours and 18 minutes but did not break the race record which is four hours and 15 seconds. An aerial view of the thousands of swimmers making the Rottnest crossing. Photo: Surf Lifesaving WA. "It was good. It was tough but ...Swimmers get perfect conditions for Perth to Rottnest swimABC OnlinePerth to Rottnest swim gets underway...

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Sculpted giants make mark at beach – The West Australian

The West AustralianSculpted giants make mark at beachThe West AustralianAmerican artist Peter Lundberg's massive monuments to creativity make him the first artist to turn Cottesloe Beach into a giant art gallery for Sculpture by the Sea. The popular annual art showcase does not open until next Friday but Lundberg has made ...and...

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Ocean swimmers bolt after shark alert – The West Australian – The West Australian

The West AustralianOcean swimmers bolt after shark alert - The West AustralianThe West Australian“We were doing an open water swim from Cottesloe to North Cottesloe and back,” Ms Roberts said. “We were swimming quite close to shore because it was choppy. “Next thing we knew, the Westpac helicopter was above our heads with sirens blaring. We...

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