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
1309 1 year ago Chloe Haley Carrum Downs, VIC , AU
1308 1 year ago Kayleigh Barrass Ryde, GB+G2 , GB
1307 1 year ago Hannah Richey Highland Village, TX , US
1306 1 year ago Brooke Williams GAINESVILLE, FL ,
1305 1 year ago Elle Vidler Epping, NSW , AU
1304 1 year ago Casey Blake Woodville, US
1303 1 year ago Carolin Mohs DE+07 , DE
1302 1 year ago Ashleigh Vaszocz Blackmans Bay, TAS , AU ear Premier,

We urge you to immediately end the “bait and kill” shark mitigation policy in Western Australia.

Any fatal shark bite is tragic, but indiscriminately killing sharks ...
1301 1 year ago Maya Cossen Melbourne , AU
1300 1 year ago Mel B SA , AU
1299 1 year ago Erin Vicary Cranebrook , NSW , AU
1298 1 year ago Cassandra Kelly QLD , AU
1297 1 year ago Micaela Lopez US
1296 1 year ago Kelly de Gheldere LASNE, BE+10 , BE
1295 1 year ago Kinley Gates Semmes, US Sharks are beautiful and amazing creatures! Learning about them has brought me happiness since i was 5 YEARS OLD! Stop the BS and stop killing sharks! -Kinley Gates from Mobile,Alabama.(17 years...
1294 1 year ago Brittany Whateley Brisbane, AU Kill off sharks and you'll be killing off humans. Educate yourself.
1293 1 year ago Bree Hill NSW , AU
1292 1 year ago Sandra Wachtler Balga, WA , AU
1291 1 year ago David Holder Perth, WA , AU
1290 1 year ago Johnny Chalker US Sharks are beautiful animals and should not be killed because of accidents. They have every right to be here as we do.
1289 1 year ago Justin Martins Bankstown, NSW , AU
1288 1 year ago Ryan Gellatly Sydney , AU
1287 1 year ago Viktoria Sisak Sydney, NSW , AU
1286 1 year ago Corrinne Farlow QLD , AU Stop the demonizing and exploitation of our sharks.

They are a vital part of our oceans eco system and they are so low down on the list of threats to human life that it is ridiculous to or...
1285 2 years ago jessica parker Galveston , TX , US Save our sharks!!!!
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