Shark management plans up for discussion following Elliston attack

January 15, 2024 10:16 am in by
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The state’s sixth shark attack in 12 months has prompted calls for action to protect South Australian surfers and swimmers.

Less than two weeks after a fatal shark attack near the Yorke Peninsula’s Ethel Beach, a 64-year-old surfer was bitten at Elliston on the Eyre Peninsula on Tuesday, 9 January.

A round table will be held next month in a bid to prevent future attacks, with shark-proof swimming areas and tagging up for discussion.

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