Queensland Shark Attacks

326 attacks recorded (81 fatal)
Queensland shark attacks
Date Location Fatal?
Jan 7th 1931 Yeppoon, near Ross Creek N
Nov 30th 1930 St. Helena Island, Moreton Bay N
Townsville Y
Sep 1st 1929 Ross River, Townsville Y
Great Barrier Reef N
Great Barrier Reef N
Apr 11th 1929 Bribie Passage, Caloundra N
Jan 27th 1929 Alma Bay, Magnetic Island, Townsville Y
Barrow Point, 100 miles north of Cooktown, Queensland N
Apr 6th 1928 Graceville N
Y
Off Cairns Y
Apr 8th 1927 Near Thursday Island N
Feb 9th 1927 Brisbane River N
Great Barrier Reef Y
May 22nd 1923 Great Barrier Reef Y
Mar 18th 1923 Ross River, Townsville N
Dec 5th 1922 Pialba Beach near Maryborough Y
Jan 15th 1922 Ross River, Townsville Y
Dec 11th 1921 Fitzroy River at Rockhampton N
Nov 27th 1921 Gay Y
Nov 27th 1921 Gay N
Oct 12th 1921 Off Hinchinbrook Island N
Oct 4th 1921 Barrier Reef Y
Mar 8th 1920 Between Bay Rock & Magnetic Island, Cleveland Bay N
Brible Island N
Jan 5th 1919 Ross River, Townsville Y
Sep 19th 1918 Townsville Y
Apr 4th 1918 Near Cairns N
Dec 30th 1916 Yeppoon, near Ross Creek N
Nov 10th 1916 Townsville Y
Nov 9th 1916 Kissing Point Camp, Townsville Y
Nov 10th 1915 Cabbage Tree Creek, Sandgate N
Magnetic Island N
Brisbane N
Nov 21st 1913 Sandgate Jetty, Brisbane N
Jan 1st 1912 Ross Creek Y
Oct 25th 1911 Great Barrier Reef N
Nov 24th 1910 Mackay N
Feb 3rd 1907 Ross Creek Y
Apr 14th 1906 Lizard Island Y
Feb 7th 1904 Brisbane Y
Mar 12th 1903 Logan River Y
Jan 19th 1902 Brisbane N
Dec 1st 1901 Brisbane N
Jan 30th 1901 Brisbane Y
Sep 15th 1900 Townsville N
Dec 18th 1899 Tingalpa Creek N
The Narrows Y
Apr 14th 1893 Torres Strait N
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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)
  • Great Barrier Reef (7)
  • Brisbane (7)

Attacks by month

  • January (48)
  • February (31)
  • March (21)
  • April (26)
  • May (18)
  • June (10)
  • July (13)
  • August (14)
  • September (16)
  • October (24)
  • November (47)
  • December (50)