Whaling (ie the hunting of whales) fortunately stopped in 1979 in Australia. More: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Whaling_in_Australia | Whale Watching is far more fun! http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Whale_watching#Southwest_Pacific | http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Whale_watching_in_Sydney
Wildlife Extra - Wildlife Photography The Breach: David Ashley took this great shot of a humpback whale breaching off the coast of Busselton in Western Australia whilst on a whale watching trip Your Photos
It is whale-watching season in Sydney, Australia, as the mammals begin their migration from the southern regions to warmer waters in the north. The migration continues throughout July and the whales return between September and November.