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Newcastle Herald editorial opinion, September 10, 2020: The debate surrounding shark nets is one sadly entwined with tragedy

September 9 2020 - 10:00pm
The debate surrounding shark nets is one sadly entwined with tragedy

IT was 1958 at Surfers Paradise when the idyllic Gold Coast beaches last recorded a fatal shark attack when a swimmer was lethally injured. That was until Tuesday, when 46-year-old real estate agent and surfer Nick Slater, formerly of the Hunter, was attacked at Greenmount Beach and died at the scene.

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