This report provides the Environmental Protection Authority’s (EPA’s) advice and recommendations to the Minister for Environment on the Western Australian Shark Hazard Mitigation Drum Line Program 2014-2017.
The proposal, by the Director General, Department of the Premier and Cabinet (DPC) on behalf of the State of Western Australia, involves the deployment of temporary and static drum lines within marine monitored areas between 15 November and 30 April each year for a period of three years, commencing 15 November 2014 and ceasing 30 April 2017. The proposal also includes the temporary deployment of drum lines in response to an identified shark threat or incident anywhere in State waters at any time of the year until 30 April 2017.
Download Appendix 6, provided on CD in printed copies of this report:Release Date:
11 September 2014Details:
6.1 DPC Response to submissions, August 2014 (pdf 1.19 Mb)
6.2 DPC Operational Environmental Management Plan, August 2014 (pdf 2.59 Mb)
6.3 DPC Clarification of the temporary deployment aspect of the WA drum line program, August 2014 (pdf 66.7 kb)
6.4 Department of Fisheries Guidelines for fishing for sharks posing an imminent threat (pdf 1.73 Mb)
6.5 Peer Review Terms of Reference (pdf 201 kb) [ Including a Link to the Environmental Scoping Document]
6.6 CSIRO Peer Review Report, July 2014 (pdf 227 kb)
6.7 CSIRO Peer Review Close Out Report, August 2014 (pdf 153 kb)
6.8 CSIRO answers to questions from EPA/OEPA to Peer Reviewer (pdf 55.3 kb)
Director General, Department of the Premier and Cabinet on behalf of the State of Western AustraliaStatus:
1527Click here to view the document (file type: Acrobat PDF file size: 1.59 MB)