Great White Shark

Commonwealth funds research project to curb shark attacks

Environment Minister Greg Hunt has announced a $23.9 million research project which is aimed at reducing the risk of shark attacks. Minister Hunt said the project, headed by a research team at the University of Tasmania, will develop a national population assessment of great white sharks and examine initiatives to mitigate the risk of shark … Continue reading Commonwealth funds research project to curb shark attacks

Great White Shark

National Leadership needed on Shark Threat

28 September 2015: Australia’s coastal councils have called on the Turnbull Government to lead a national collaborative effort to reduce the risk of shark attacks. Barry Sammels, the Chair of the Australian Coastal Councils Association, said there is an urgent need to identify effective strategies to reduce death and injury from shark attack and to … Continue reading National Leadership needed on Shark Threat