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2017 Latest News 

 

SHARK CULLING PROGRAMS AVOID SCIENTIFIC SCRUTINY 

14th September 2017 click here

SHARK NET DECISION FLIES IN FACE OF SCIENCE  

01st September 2017 click here

HUMANE SOCIETY INTERNATIONAL LAUNCHES LEGAL ACTION AGAINST SHARK CULLING IN GREAT BARRIER REEF

23rd August 2017 click here

HUNDREDS OF ANIMALS LOSe THEIR LIVES IN ANOTHER LETHAL SHARK NET SEASON

18th August 2017 click here

QUEENSLAND FISHERIES "IMPROVED PROTECTIONS" ONLY PROTECTS SHARK FIN TRADE

11th August 2017 click here

HUMANE SOCIETY INTERNATIONAL SAYS IT'S TIME TO DITCH SHARK NETS 

04th July 2017 click here

MPS SHARK SCAREMONGERING FOR VOTES REFLECTS CHEAP POLITICS AND SCIENTIFIC IGNORANCE

28th June 2017 click here

HSI CALLS FOR END OF NSW NORTH COAST SHARK NET TRIAL AFTER DEADLY RESULTS REVEALED 

9th May 2017 click here

HSI PURSUING LEGAL ACTION AGAINST SHARK CONTROL PROGRAM IN GREAT BARRIER REEF 

26th April 2017 click here

HSI SLAMS MINISTER'S UNPRECEDENTED CALL TO CULL TWO PROTECTED SPECIES IN AS MANY DAYS 

21th April 2017 click here

HSI CONDEMNS APPROVAL FOR SHARK CONTROL PROGRAM IN GREAT BARRIER REEF

31st March 2017 click here

SIR RICHARD BRANSON ADDS VOICE TO CALL FOR REMOVAL OF SHARK NETS

17th March 2017 click here

SHARK NETS IMPERIL ENDANGERED MARINE LIFE  

17th January 2017 click here

2016 Latest News 

 

FIRST SHARK NETS TO BE INSTALLED TOMORROW 

17th November 2016 click here

NSW SHARK NET LEGISLATION A STEP BACKWARDS

9th November 2016 click here

SMART DRUMLINES APPROVED DESPITE NO UNDERSTANDING OF THEIR IMPACT

20th October 2016 click here

SUCCESS FOR SHARKS AND ELEPHANTS AT WILDLIFE TRADE TALKS; RHINOS GET A REPRIEVE 

4th October 2016 click here

SHARK CULLS SHOULD BE CONFINED TO HISTORY

29th September 2016 click here

SHARK NETS AND CULLS ARE NOT THE ANSWER

28th September 2016 click here

WA GOVERNMENT NOW ENGAGED IN SHARK REVENGE KILLINGS

6th June 2016 click here

HSI CONDEMNS WA GOVERNMENT FOR ACTIONS AFTER SHARK BITE

1st June 2016 click here

AUSTRALIA COULD END ITS INVOLVEMENT IN THE INTERNATIONAL SHARK FIN TRADE WITH ONE SIMPLE AMENDMENT

5 April 2016 click here

DEATH OF LARGEST TIGER SHARK IS A DISGRACE

5 February 2016 click here

ABC 4CORNERS CONFIRMS WHAT SCIENTISTS ALREADY KNEW - KILLING SHARKS DOES NOT MAKE BEACH-GOERS ANY SAFER

12 February 2016 click here

AUSTRALIA CONTINUES TO PURSUE LOW-HANGING FRUIT IN INTERNATIONAL SHARK CONSERVATION

17 February 2016 click here

2015 Latest News 

SHARK DRUMLINES IN WORLD HERITAGE GREAT BARRIER REEF MAY INCREASE BY A THIRD: THE COMMONWEALTH MUST INTERVENE
21 December 2015 click here

SHARK SMEAR CAMPAIGN ENCOURAGING BAD BEHAVIOUR

15 December 2015 Click here

IMPLEMENTATION OF SMART DRUMLINES WILL COST OUR MARINE LIFE

25 November 2015 click here

CONSERVATION GROUPS WELCOME NSW SHARK SUMMIT AND CALL FOR REMOVAL OF SHARK NETS

September 29 2015 click here 

SHARK INCIDENT AT SHELLY BEACH SHOWS SHARK NETS ARE NOT THE ANSWER

8 September 2015 click here

HSI CALLS FOR LEGAL PROTECTION FOR TIGER SHARKS AND SEEKS LEGAL ADVICE SHOULD THE GOVERNMENT CONSIDER KILLING GREAT WHITES

13th August 2015 click here

HSI CALLS ON 28 NATIONS TO HOLD AUSTRALIA TO ACCOUNT ON SHARK TREATMENT

9th July, 2015 click here 

WHY WE NEED TO STOP THE SHARK NETS KILLING RECORD NUMBERS OF CRITICALLY ENDANGERED SPECIES

6th July, 2015 click here

HSI CALLS FOR FIRST ENVIRONMENTAL ASSESSMENT OF SHARK MESHING AFTER GREY NURSE SHARK DEATHS

3 July 2015 click here

AUSTRALIAN GOVERNMENT MUST DO MORE TO STOP JAPAN RETURNING TO WHALING IN 2015

22 June 2015 click here

INFLUENCE OF RECREATIONAL FISHERS IN INTERNATIONAL SHARK PROTECTION EXEMPTION REVEALED BY FOI DOCUMENTS

30 April 2015 click here  

DECISION NOT TO REVIEW WA'S SHARK POLICY NEGLECTS OUR GREAT WHITES

2nd April 2015 click here 

HSI STATEMENT ON BALLINA SHARK FATALITY

10th February 2015 click here 

AUSTRALIA DENIES DOMESTIC PROTECTION FOR GLOBALLY THREATENED MIGRATORY SHARKS - IN FAVOUR OF COMMERCIAL AND SPORT FISHERMEN

20th January 2015 click here 

2014 Latest News 

 

WA REVIVES ATTEMPTS TO KILL SHARKS THIS SEASON

22 December 2014 click here 

unprecedented new conservation measures agreed for marine species 

10th November 2014 click here 

wa government backs-off renewed shark killing program

24th October 2014 click here 

hsi statement on wa shark incident

3rd October 2014 click here 

sharks are now at the total mercy of the wa government

8th May 2014 click here

shark cull catch data demonstrates need for federal assessment

7th May 2014 click here

foi application exposes holes in WA shark cull policy

30th April 2014 click here 

japanese whalers say no to the shark cull

4th April 2014 click here

How do political parties score on the wa shark cull?

28th March 2014 click here 

Over 100 sharks killed as hsi slams wa epa shark decision

12th March 2014 click here

It's time to end politically fueled shark killing

18th February  2014  click here

Protected mako sharks killed, chopped up, and used as bait in wa

13th February  2014  click here

Hsi files formal international complaint on australia's failure to protect the great white shark - while commonwealth seeks a further exemption

12th February  2014 click here 

Barnett needs to listen to the community and end the shark cull

3rd February  2014 click here

Exemption of wa shark program a complete disgrace

21st January 2014 click here

Wa seeks to shirk great white shark protections laws

20th January 2014 click here

Fishers show their true shark hunting bias

15th January 2014 click here

Dolphin dies in newport beach shark net

10th January 2014 click here

Time for the commonwealth to step in on wa shark policy

6th January 2014 click here

 

2013 Latest News 

 

Hsi urges commonwealth to step in on wa shark policy

16th December 2013 click here

Hsi condemns wa shark policy

11 December 2013 click here

Hsi urges removal of shark nets after another whale is caught in queensland's shark nets

October 29th 2013 click here

HSI expresses alarm at whale caught in shark nets off Mona Vale

October 22nd 2013 click here

 

Wa shark kill must be called off

October 9th 2013 click here

Time to remove shark nets to protect our marine wildlife

October 2nd 2013 click here

"fins naturally attached" policy adopted to protect sharks

August 27th 2013 click here

Say no to shark fin products for a cruelty-free chinese new year

February  12th 2013 click here

2012 Latest News 

 

Australia joins unprecedented effort for international shark and ray trade

October 16th 2012 download PDF (95.8 kb)

Hsi partners in united nations' global shark conservation agreement

October 3rd 2012 click here

Shark attacks and sheep ships: a curious correlation

Radio interview - A Question of Balance 
August 28 2012 click here

A call for restraint - great white sharks need to be protected

International lifestyle magazine issue 41  download PDF (472.5 kb)

Great white shark and live export vessels

July 24th 2012  click here

Hsi identifies a possible connection between shark attacks and live export vessels

July 18th, 2012  click here

Wa shark attacks could be due to live sheep exports - sbs am program

July 18th, 2012   click here

Shark cull wanted to end shark attacks - sky news

July 16th, 2012   Video Link

Debate rages over great white - sbs world news

July 16th, 2012   Video Link

Wa shark cull must be called off

July 16th, 2012 click here

Ban shark finning - video

May 28th, 2012 click here

Nsw acts to protect hammerhead sharks

May 23, 2012 click here

Shark advocates join new york city council member margaret chin to rally for state legislature to protect sharks and oceans

March 18th 2012 click here (122.1 kb)

Stop shark finning

March 2012 watch video

Hsi urges an end to shark nets and the possession and sale of shark fins

January 24, 2012 click here

 

 





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