Australia Shark attacks

1371 attacks recorded (296 fatal)
Australia shark attacks
Date Region Location Fatal?
Jun 17th 1886 Queensland Off Bribie Heads Y
Apr 26th 1886 Queensland Rothesay Bay N
Mar 1st 1886 New South Wales Dobroyd Head, Watson Bay, Sydney N
Feb 13th 1886 Victoria Mordialloc N
Jan 26th 1886 Queensland N
Dec 4th 1886 New South Wales Sydney Harbor N
Queensland Brisbane N
Nov 26th 1885 Western Australia Bunbury N
Dec 13th 1884 South Australia Port Phillip N
Jan 14th 1884 South Australia Port Pirie, Spencer Gulf, 230 km north of Adelaide Y
Dec 19th 1883 New South Wales Parramatta River Y
TASMANIA Between Port Arthur Penal Colony & Forestier Peninsula Y
Northern Territory the pearling beds N
Northern Territory the pearling beds Y
Jan 21st 1883 New South Wales Iron Cove, Sydney Y
May 14th 1882 New South Wales Millers Point N
Y
Apr 15th 1882 New South Wales Lake Macquarie Y
Y
New South Wales Darling Harbor, Sydney Y
Dec 4th 1882 Queensland Maryborough N
Nov 14th 1881 New South Wales Johnstone's Bay, Sydney N
Nov 25th 1880 Queensland Petrie Bight, Brisbane River Y
Oct 10th 1880 New South Wales Bermagui N
Jan 22nd 1880 New South Wales Chowder Bay, Sydney N
Jan 3rd 1880 New South Wales Cooranbong N
Dec 4th 1880 Tasmania St George's Bay Y
Nov 10th 1879 New South Wales Clarence Heads N
Mar 10th 1879 New South Wales Near Sydney N
Nov 17th 1878 New South Wales Lane Cove River, Sydney Harbor N
Dec 4th 1878 New South Wales Balmain, Sydney (Estuary) Y
Dec 15th 1877 New South Wales Peacock Point, Balmain, Sydney N
Dec 12th 1877 New South Wales Near Sydney Y
Sep 15th 1877 New South Wales Port Jackson N
Apr 4th 1877 Victoria Portarlington N
Apr 1st 1877 Tasmania Smelting Works Bay near Hobart N
Victoria Off Melbourne N
Jan 28th 1877 Victoria Emerald Hill Y
Victoria Boarding School Bay N
May 14th 1876 New South Wales Sydney Harbour Y
Feb 6th 1876 Victoria Albert Park in Port Phillip Bay Y
Dec 4th 1876 Western Australia Between De Grey River and Port Walcott N
Dec 4th 1876 New South Wales Sydney Y
New South Wales Clarence Heads N
Queensland Mary River N
Western Australia Sharks Bay Y
Nov 21st 1874 Queensland Maryborough N
Jan 9th 1874 New South Wales Darling Harbor, Sydney N
New South Wales Newcastle N
Queensland White Cliffs N
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Attacks by region

Attacks by location

  • Sydney Harbor (10)
  • Sydney (10)
  • Near Thursday Island (9)
  • Brisbane River (9)
  • Newcastle (8)
  • Moreton Bay (8)
  • Ross River, Townsville (7)
  • Bondi (7)
  • Thursday Island (7)
  • Great Barrier Reef (7)

Attacks by month

  • January (210)
  • February (151)
  • March (125)
  • April (114)
  • May (61)
  • June (65)
  • July (54)
  • August (50)
  • September (64)
  • October (94)
  • November (139)
  • December (185)