Tiger shark hooked next to swimmers

More Cottesloe residents have complained about sharks being attracted to popular swimming beaches. A 1.5m tiger shark was hauled in at Grant Street beach last Thursday evening while there were swimmers in the water nearby. On Monday night, local couple Ken Macintyre and Barb Dobson witnessed more fishers, apparently the same men, using a fishing kayak to help them catch sharks. The couple said another beach user had shown them a photo he had taken of the tiger shark

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Premier Colin Barnett once said he would not want to have anything to do with Pauline Hanson. It was 20 years ago, but Mr Barnett, the Cottesloe MP, now says Pauline Hanson has evolved. His party has done a deal for the March 11 elections to swap preferences with Pauline Hanson’s One Nation party, improving Mr Barnett’s Liberals’ chances of holding office. But back in November 1996, Mr Barnett was reluctant even to be in the same room as Ms Hanson.

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