Our Mission Statement

To contribute to the worldwide conservation of the Great White Shark, Carcharodon carcharias. To increase public awareness, dispel the myths about the great white shark and provide some hope for the species survival.

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The White Shark Conservation Trust has been established to promote awareness of the need to conserve and protect the white shark, Carcharodon carcharias and to educate the public about the animal. This action was triggered by a personal desire of one of the Trustees who decided he could no longer remain an armchair environmentalist. The realisation of the absolute fragility of these creatures was brought home to Bruce Goorney on a life changing expedition to see the sharks first hand at the Neptune Islands in the Spencer Gulf, South Australia in January 2008.

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TOUR GUIDES WANTED!Have you ever wanted to be a volunteer tour guide and work for the most amazing shark, ocean museum / learning centre on the planet? Well now is your chance. Can be as little as one day a week to several depending on your availability. This tour guide position requires volunteers to:• Be positive, helpful and provide a friendly welcome to our visitors.• Know Rodney Fox Shark Museum and Learning centre, its services, facilities and experiences available to visitors.• Help our visitors get the most out of their experience at the Learning centre.• Interact with visitors and share our stories.• Lead groups on walks around the learning centre• Tell engaging stories about our collections• Provide information to visitors about our conservation and science efforts and how it relates to animals and the ocean.• Work on rosters with other guides.If this seems to be something you are interested in inbox me or send an e-mail to mark@rodneyfox.com.auWe also have a part time accounts / trip booking / crew liaison position for Rodney Fox shark Expeditions coming up so stayed tune for that one. (This is a paid position)www.rodneyfox.com.au ... See MoreSee Less
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Sharks in NZ Maori Culture

Many Kiwis are unaware of the cultural significance of the white shark to the Maori people.

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Why Save Sharks

So why the need to protect them, or any other shark? The need to be eco friendly, the desire to protect our planet this is something that is being increasingly embraced across the globe.

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How You Can Help

Sometimes it seems like theres a rising tide of apathy and we as individuals are powerless to stop it. This is not true there are so many things we can do, little things can send a powerful message.

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CONSERVATION ALLIES

White Shark Conservation Trust is proud to be associated with the following organisations.