Queensland Shark Attacks

337 attacks recorded (82 fatal)
Queensland shark attacks
Date Location Fatal?
Jan 30th 2023 Lady Musgrave Island N
Nov 30th 2023 Clack Island N
Dec 8th 2023 1770 N
Feb 17th 2022 Redcliffe N
Yarrabah N
Oct 16th 2021 Sudbury Island N
Oct 15th 2021 Hook Island, Whitsundays N
Aug 7th 2021 North Stradbroke Island N
Feb 20th 2021 Waterford West N
Oct 24th 2020 Britomart Reef N
Sep 17th 2020 Fraser Island N
Sep 7th 2020 Greenmount Beach, Coolangatta Y
Jul 13th 2020 Fitzroy Island N
Jul 4th 2020 Fraser Island Y
May 30th 2020 Lucinda N
Apr 6th 2020 North West Island Y
Mar 21st 2020 Cairns N
Jan 7th 2020 North West Island N
Dec 30th 2019 North West Island N
Nov 30th 2019 Bargara N
Nov 23rd 2019 Elliot Head, near Bundaberg. N
Oct 29th 2019 Off Airlie Beach, Whitsundays N
Oct 17th 2019 Woorim Beach, Bribie Island, N
Jul 28th 2019 Magra Islet N
Jul 9th 2019 Pelican Waters, Caloundra N
May 14th 2019 Yandaran Beach N
Mar 25th 2019 Line Reef N
Jan 10th 2019 Catseye Beach, Hamilton Island, Whitsundays N
Nov 14th 2018 Moffat Beach N
Nov 5th 2018 Cid Harbor, Whitsundays Y
Oct 8th 2018 Swain Reef N
Sep 20th 2018 Cid Harbor, Whitsundays N
Sep 19th 2018 Cid Harbor, Whitsundays N
May 24th 2018 Cairns Aquarium N
Feb 14th 2018 Mooloolaba Beach N
Jan 14th 2018 Lizard Island N
Magnetic Island N
Weipa N
Apr 2nd 2017 Moreton Bay N
Feb 17th 2017 Eva Rock N
Jan 21st 2017 Boot Reef, Torres Strait N
Jan 13th 2017 Clairview N
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Oct 15th 2016 Kings Beach, Caloundra N
Jul 20th 2016 20 k off The Spit, off the Gold Coast N
Jul 4th 2016 Palm Cove N
Feb 5th 2016 Stradbroke Island N
Happy Valley Beach, Caloundra N
Jan 5th 2016 Heron Island N
Jan 2nd 2016 Miall Island N
Sep 26th 2015 Russel Island, Frankland Group N
Jan 30th 2015 Nerang River, Surfer's Paradise N
Dec 15th 2014 Rudder Reef Y
May 24th 2014 Nerang River near Chevron Island N
Jan 25th 2013 Noosa N
Bullcock Beach N
Nov 27th 2012 Mooloolaba N
Mar 20th 2012 Nobby's Beach N
Feb 6th 2012 Wurtulla N
Jan 2nd 2012 Duranbah N
Dec 5th 2011 Bushy Ilet N
Nov 28th 2011 Peregian N
Aug 28th 2011 Fantome Island Y
Between N
Feb 13th 2011 Sunshine Beach N
Aug 10th 2010 Three Mile Creek, Townsville N
Feb 13th 2010 Dent Island, Whitsundays N
Jan 27th 2010 Archie's Beach N
Dec 20th 2009 Mudjimba Island N
Dec 20th 2009 Lamont Reef N
Feb 22nd 2009 Batt Reef N
Apr 17th 2008 Duranbah, Greenmount Beach N
Jan 27th 2008 200 km east of Coolangatta N
Dec 15th 2007 South Stradbroke Island N
Oct 13th 2007 Holmes Reef N
Apr 26th 2007 Mornington Island, Gulf of Carpentaria N
Mar 12th 2007 Moore Park, north of Bundaberg N
Sep 4th 2006 Great Barrier Reef N
May 2nd 2006 Moffat Beach, Caloundra N
Feb 13th 2006 Golden Beach, Caloundra N
Feb 12th 2006 Point Vernon, Hervey Bay N
Jan 7th 2006 Amity Point, North Stradbroke Island Y
Dec 11th 2005 St. Crispin Reef N
May 15th 2005 50 km east of Townsville N
Feb 26th 2005 Brisbane River N
Dec 11th 2004 Opal Reef Y
Sep 25th 2004 Batt Reef N
Feb 16th 2004 Fido's Reef, 300 m east of Cook Island. Cook Island is 2 miles from Tweed Heads, Gold Coast N
Feb 8th 2003 Burleigh Lake on the Gold Coast Y
Dec 29th 2002 Great Barrier Reef (near Upolu Cay) N
Dec 21st 2002 Depth of 40 m on the wreck of the St. Paul off Brisbane N
Dec 20th 2002 Golden Beach N
Dec 16th 2002 Miami Lake Y
Jun 20th 2002 Sunshine Beach N
Feb 16th 2002 Sunshine Beach N
Oct 2nd 2001 200 miles offshore N
Sep 30th 2001 Moreton Bay, NE of Brisbane N
Dec 24th 2000 Flinders Cay N
Dec 3rd 2000 Sykes Reef, Great Barrier Reef N
Nov 21st 2000 Orpheus Island N

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 (48)
  • February (33)
  • March (21)
  • April (26)
  • May (18)
  • June (11)
  • July (13)
  • August (15)
  • September (16)
  • October (27)
  • November (47)
  • December (51)