Australia Shark attacks

1371 attacks recorded (296 fatal)
Australia shark attacks
Date Region Location Fatal?
New South Wales Georges Head, off Port Jackson N
Mar 1st 1803 Western Australia Hamelin Harbour, at Faure Island N
May 18th 1791 New South Wales Port Jackson Y
May 10th 1788 New South Wales Sydney Harbor N
New South Wales Bondi N
Queensland Boonooroo N
Queensland Moreton Bay Y
N
May 19th 2022 Torres Strait N
Torres Strait N
Western Australia Cossack Creek N
Torres Strait Thursday Island? N
New South Wales Spectacle Island, Port Jackson N
N
May 19th 2022 Queensland Great Barrier Reef Y
Y
Y
Y
New South Wales Y
Western Australia Roebuck Bay Y
Western Australia Y
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Attacks by region

Attacks by location

  • Sydney (10)
  • Sydney Harbor (10)
  • Brisbane River (9)
  • Near Thursday Island (9)
  • Newcastle (8)
  • Moreton Bay (8)
  • Bondi (7)
  • Thursday Island (7)
  • Brisbane (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)