Whale ban welcomed by all sides of Australian politics | Pacific Beat

Whale ban welcomed by all sides of Australian politics

Whale ban welcomed by all sides of Australian politics

Updated 1 April 2014, 11:00 AEST

The International Court decision provoked celebrations last night - especially from those who have spent decades fighting to "save the whales".

The ruling saw a rare show of unity among Australian political figures - they agreed it was welcome and also that Japan should abide by the court's decision.

Presenter: Louise Yaxley

Speaker: Bob Brown, president, Sea Shepher Australia; Peter Garrett, former Labor Environment Minister; Tanya Plibersek, Labor's Foreign Affairs Spokeswoman; George Brandis, Attorney General; Peter Wish Wilson, Greens Senator;

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