Josip Knezevic

Swimmers, Feel Safe – Words with Shark Shield Lead Researcher, Dr. Ryan Kempster

Causing annoying but non-painful ''snout spasms'' in the fishy beasts, the Shark Shield device is being called the most effective shark deterrent yet. Developed by a team of UWA researchers over several years, Dr. Ryan Kempster - who headed the study - speaks here to Josip Knezevic on the new technology, and why the Barnett government's brutal 'baited line' strategy is a less-than-useful approach.