Stop the Western Australia Shark Cull

Please join the world’s shark conservation community in telling Western Australian Premier Colin Barnett that you don’t support his misguided shark mitigation policy.

Several fatal shark encounters in Western Australian waters in the last few years has prompted Premier Barnett to wrongly conclude that the only way to prevent fatal shark bites is to indiscriminately kill sharks. Drum lines have been set to catch and kill any shark over 3 meters. This includes the great white shark, which is currently a threatened species. More than 4,500 people protested against this cruel policy in just one day, but Barnett refuses to budge on his wrong-headed decision. One shark has already been killed and the drum lines are set to kill many more. 

The letter below will be delivered to Premier Barnett to urge him to stop this inhumane and illogical shark mitigation policy. Please join us in our support of sharks.


Western Australia's Premier Colin Barnett

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Number Date Name Location
1261 7 months ago Sophia Perez Bellevue Heights Adelaide, SA , AU
1260 8 months ago Diana Nymand Bonn, DE+07 , DE Sharks are so beautiful and sadly so endangered. Especially great whites probably number at less than 7000 in the entire world oceans! That's the population number of one small village - sharks are ...
1259 8 months ago Linda Hillenbrand WA , AU
1258 8 months ago Ella Churchill Adelaide, SA , AU
1257 9 months ago Ainslie Lyon Berkeley, NSW , AU
1256 10 months ago Sophie Crocker Royalla, NSW , AU Healthy oceans and a healthy planet needs sharks. Please don't kill them.
1255 10 months ago Brooke Fensom AU
1254 11 months ago Imogen Smith Bendigo, VIC , AU
1253 11 months ago PETRO GULIAN UA+06 , UA
1252 11 months ago Jessica Ann Turrell Yuma, AZ , US Save our sharks!
1251 11 months ago Melanie Hartmann Williamsburg, VA , US
1250 11 months ago JIM RABBA ASCOT, VIC , AU conservations works!, protect our sharks so they may thrive in the deep blue.
1249 12 months ago Tania Hunt CA
1248 12 months ago sioned robertson paradise, SA , AU
1247 12 months ago Paula Black Hobart, TAS , AU
1246 12 months ago Fred Brysse Mons, BE+03 , BE
1245 12 months ago Dayle Memery VIC , AU
1244 12 months ago Elle Desengo SA , AU
1243 12 months ago Kristina B SA , AU
1242 12 months ago Nicole Gava Adelaide, SA , AU
1241 12 months ago Pedro Vella Altona, VIC , AU
1240 12 months ago Belinda Bruce AU
1239 12 months ago Kristin Belovari Dundas, CA
1238 12 months ago Erika Sullivan Wynn Vale, SA , AU As a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine and Scuba Instructor living in Australia, I find this appalling.
1237 12 months ago Brett Wadsworth WA , AU
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