David Wright says state government’s shark strategy needs to be brought forward after fifth major attack this year which left man, 20, in induced coma

Ballina shire’s mayor, David Wright, wants the state government to implement more aerial patrols in the region after the latest shark attack at Lighthouse beach on Monday evening left a 20-year-old man in an induced coma.

“We need the state government to help us out with helicopter flight patrols. If we don’t have many flights it means we aren’t getting protected,” Wright said on Wednesday.

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Source: Guardian Environment