Lake Macquarie beach Blacksmiths given shark-detecting technology funding by NSW Government

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Updated January 17 2018 - 4:12pm, first published 3:00pm
SPOTTED: Lake Macquarie lifeguard Darren Hooey at Blacksmiths Beach. Picture: Marina Neil.
SPOTTED: Lake Macquarie lifeguard Darren Hooey at Blacksmiths Beach. Picture: Marina Neil.

Shark detection and beach safety will be improved at Blacksmiths Beach after Lake Macquarie City Council received a NSW Government grant to fund the purchase of drone technology. 

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Max McKinney

Journalist at Newcastle Herald

Max McKinney is a sports reporter with the Newcastle Herald. He previously worked in news, covering mainly local government and transport. Max mostly reports on the Newcastle Knights, but also covers a mix of local sport.

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