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…

Activists Celebrate The Removal Of Drum Lines

Anti-shark cull activists in Western Australia are celebrating the drum line removal as the policy trial finished today. Approximately 60 people gathered at Cottesloe Beach this morning. President of Sea Shepherd Australia, Jeff Hansen, said the drum line program does not work and he does not wish to see the program continue. Mr Hansen argued the cost…