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Stop the Slaughter in the Water

Tell the Government: Stop the Slaughter in the Water

    Stop the Slaughter in the Water

    Despite widespread community opposition, the Minns Government is likely to, once again, install shark nets off 51 beaches from Newcastle to Wollongong on 1 September. 

    This means hundreds more threatened marine animals, like turtles, dolphines, rays and sharks, will be killed. 

    Shark nets are not only deadly for marine life, they do nothing to keep people safe - in Sydney 80% of shark encounters occur at netted beaches. 

    Some years, up to 90% or more of marine animals caught in nets are critically endangered grey nurse sharks, turtles, dolphins, seals, penguins and whales. 

    Unless we act now, we’re in for another 8 months of indiscriminate killing of our precious marine life.

    Tell the Minns Government to stop the slaughter! Alternatives exist that will better protect us as well as our precious marine life.




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