Tensions Between Federal And State Government Over Shark Figures

Tensions have flared again between Federal Environment Minister, Josh Frydenberg, and the State’s fisheries Minister, Dave Kelly, disagreeing over the latest shark figures. A CSIRO report has recorded the populations of great white sharks on Australia’s East and West Coasts. The report detailed there are approximately 1460 sharks off WA’s coast, with no increase in…

Shark Cull Policy Injunction Denied

WA Supreme Court has denied the Shark Cull Policy injunction this afternoon. The controversal drum line policy began on the 21, January, 2014 and the trial will finish on the 30, April, 2014. Under the policy, sharks longer than 3 meters will be killed. Sea Shepherd Australia attempted to stop the bait and kill program by challenging the state government in…

Drum Line Policy Is A Success: Ken Baston

[youtube id=”iuaSPT_We0c” width=”620″ height=”360″] Please click on the player above to watch the video version of the story. EVENING NEWS – Drum Line Policy Is A Success: Ken Baston (Story begins from 02:46) WA Fisheries Minister Ken Baston believed the drum line policy is a success, despite no Great Whites were caught under the policy. According…

Anti Shark Cull Rally Hits Parliament

[youtube id=”iuaSPT_We0c” width=”620″ height=”360″] Please click on the player above to watch the video version of the story. EVENING NEWS – Anti Shark Cull Rally Hits Parliament (Story begins from 02:46) Approximately 150 people attended the anti shark cull rally at the first day of parliament this year, urging the Premier to withdraw their controversial bait…

Anti Shark Cull protest planned

WA’s anti shark cull groups are planning a protest on the first day of parliament this year. The group will hold a major rally on Tuesday afternoon in front of the Parliament Building, hoping to put pressure on Colin Barnett to reverse his controversial decision to kill sharks. No WA Shark Cull rally organizer Natalie…