Queensland Shark Attacks

338 attacks recorded (82 fatal)
Queensland shark attacks
Date Location Fatal?
Jun 18th 1909 Middleton Reef, 300 nm from Brisbane Y
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
Nov 6th 1892 Wellington Point, Brisbane N
Dec 30th 1890 Moreton Bay Y
Nov 22nd 1889 Bowen N
Jun 17th 1886 Off Bribie Heads Y
Apr 26th 1886 Rothesay Bay N
Jan 26th 1886 N
Brisbane N
Jul 12th 1882 Maryborough N
Nov 25th 1880 Petrie Bight, Brisbane River Y
Mary River N
Nov 21st 1874 Maryborough N
White Cliffs N
Feb 26th 1872 Bramble Reef Y
Brisbane River N
Moreton Island N
Jan 9th 1870 Brisbane River N
Apr 1st 1863 Caloundra Heads Y
Brisbane River Y
Cleveland N
Jul 12th 2024 Moreton Bay Y
Nov 30th 1847 Brisbane River N
Mar 11th 1847 Moreton Bay N
Moreton Bay N
Boonooroo N
Moreton Bay Y
Jul 13th 2024 Great Barrier Reef Y

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