Australia Shark attacks

1371 attacks recorded (296 fatal)
Australia shark attacks
Date Region Location Fatal?
Feb 26th 1872 Queensland Bramble Reef Y
New South Wales Hawkesbury River N
Sep 24th 1871 New South Wales Manning River Y
Queensland Brisbane River N
New South Wales Jervis Bay & Long Reef N
Queensland Moreton Island N
Jan 9th 1870 Queensland Brisbane River N
Tasmania Derwent River Y
South Australia Cape Elizabeth N
South Australia Belfast (now Port Fairy) N
Western Australia Off De Grey river N
Sep 24th 1865 South Australia Semaphore N
Sep 24th 1864 South Australia Corio Bay, Port Phillip Y
Apr 1st 1863 Queensland Caloundra Heads Y
Mar 5th 1863 Victoria Brighton N
Jan 10th 1863 New South Wales Bellynahinch on the Manning River Y
Queensland Brisbane River Y
Queensland Cleveland N
Dec 26th 1860 New South Wales The Domain, Sydney N
Mar 14th 1858 Victoria Hobson Bay Y
Feb 6th 1856 Victoria Point Hentry N
Nov 11th 1855 Victoria Melbourne Y
South Australia Port Wakefield Y
Mar 28th 1855 South Australia Port Wakefield Y
New South Wales Sydney Harbor N
Nov 8th 1853 N
Sep 24th 2023 Queensland Moreton Bay Y
Dec 19th 1852 New South Wales Clark's Island, Sydney Harbor N
New South Wales Coalcliff Y
Dec 9th 1849 New South Wales Sydney Harbor Y
Dec 1st 1849 New South Wales Woolloomooloo, Sydney Harbor (Estuary) Y
Sep 19th 1949 Victoria Warrnambool Y
Jan 27th 1849 New South Wales Sydney N
Nov 30th 1847 Queensland Brisbane River N
Mar 11th 1847 Queensland Moreton Bay N
Queensland Moreton Bay N
Dec 26th 1845 New South Wales Newcastle Y
Sep 24th 2023 New South Wales Sydney Harbor N
Mar 27th 1841 New South Wales Cockatoo Island, Sydney Y
Dec 1st 1840 New South Wales Off Domain, Sydney Harbor Y
Nov 17th 1839 New South Wales N
Horn Point, Lady's Bay Y
Jan 17th 1837 New South Wales Macleay River Y
Sep 24th 2023 South Australia N
Jun 4th 1832 New South Wales South Head, Sydney N
New South Wales Sydney N
Tasmania Hobart Y
Tasmania South Bruny Island N
Sep 25th 2023 Tasmania Sweet Water Point, Pittwater Y
Jan 12th 1807 New South Wales Cockle Bay, Sydney Harbour N

Attacks by region

Attacks by location

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