Port Macquarie Hastings surf life saving lifeguards said: “we hope and pray for a good outcome for the victim involved”.
The Port Macquarie Hastings Council has taken measures to reduce the shark incidents, deploying 15 smart drum lines along the coastal region, in addition to two drones and a listening station designed to detect tagged sharks.
Several great white sharks, including a 2.28-metre shark at Shelly Beach and a 2.96-metre shark at North Shore Beach, have been tagged and released in the vicinity.
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