The shark attack on a 38-year-old bodyboarder on the New South Wales north coast on Saturday has added fuel to Australia's East Coast shark frenzy. There are a lot of wild theories flying around about why it is happening along with calls for shark culling to resume, new technology to be developed and implemented to protect beach users and a lot of nervous beach communities with waning beach tourism economies. Tracks Magazine team members Alex Workman and Mat Macready released this interesting short doco on the problem and explored some possible solutions.
Certainly some interesting times over there and a tough space to be in. Sea lions, seals and leopard seals suddenly don't seem too bad.