Ministers debate over Shark cull AGAIN

The shark debate has erupted again after Federal Environment Minister, Josh Frydenberg, accused the WA State Government of not doing enough to prevent shark attacks. Mr Frydenberg said WA’s response to the shark threat was “Nothing short of pathetic,” He commented drum lines should be put in the water to protect its own citizens and…

Government Seeks Feedback On Shark Detection Receivers

The WA Government is asking for the Esperance community for input about where they should put two satellite-linked shark detection receivers. The McGowan Government announced the extension of Western Australia’s shark monitoring program to Esperance as part of their response to a fatal shark attack in the area. The attack claimed the life of Laeticia…

New Measures to Keep Families Safe in Our Waters

The WA Government has announced three new initiatives to keep swimmers safe from shark attacks. A new Beach Emergency Numbering system has been developed to improve emergency response times. Local councils in metropolitan areas will have access to grants of up to $25,000 to implement the system and regional councils will have access to grants…