Swimming at Cid Harbour might be banned as a part of a five-point plan to forestall shark assaults within the Whitsundays.
The measures had been shaped at an emergency summit, however there might be no drum traces to catch and kill sharks.
With a looming tourism disaster, a summit was to discover a resolution after three latest shark assaults, one deadly.
Greater than 20 group leaders, native operators and consultants gathered in Airlie Seashore to debate find out how to forestall extra.
Opinions had been blended on one of the best plan of action, however for now consciousness somewhat than intervention is the federal government’s plan.
Among the many steps introduced, $250,000 might be dedicated to analysis into shark numbers.
There might be elevated schooling and signage on marinas and within the water, and Cid Harbour will stay a no-swim zone.
The plan has the help of constitution boat operators who’re feeling the tragedy greater than most.
All victims had been on self-skippered crusing journeys.
However some operators need drum traces again.
The Opposition stays agency on requires them within the Whitsundays, saying if it’s ok for the remainder of Queensland, why not right here?
Regardless of the controversy, the message to vacationers is that the Whitsundays is able to welcome them.