Whale shark experts from around the world gather in Exmouth to explore the latest research and management of the world's biggest fish.
The promise of additional shark surveillance lures two Brazilian surfing superstars back to the World Surf League's event in Margaret River, despite threats last year that neither would return.
Champion bodyboarder Noah Symmans describes the moment a shark latched onto his leg in the surf at Pyramids Beach near Mandurah.
One of Queensland's last remaining commercial shark fishermen warns shark numbers in north Queensland are "out of control" and he is surprised there have not been far more people mauled by the animals.
Melbourne doctor Daniel Christidis is hailed as a "fantastic doctor" and an "exceptional character" by colleagues grieving his death from a shark attack in north Queensland this week.
North Queensland tourism operators say there are no obvious signs of a fall in visitors to the region in response to a spate of shark attacks, but behind the scenes many people are worried.
A 33-year-old man with bites to his wrist and leg dies from his injuries after an attack at the popular Cid Harbour, where two tourists were attacked in separate incidents in September.
A 33-year-old Victorian man with "vicious" bites to his wrist and leg dies from his injuries after an attack at Cid Harbour, in Queensland's Whitsundays, where two tourists were attacked in separate incidents in September.