Victoria Shark Attacks

93 attacks recorded (15 fatal)
Victoria shark attacks
Date Location Fatal?
Oct 6th 2022 Nun's Beach, Portland N
Dec 6th 2021 Ocean Grove Beach N
Dec 6th 2021 Ocean Grove Beach N
Jan 11th 2021 13th Beach N
May 8th 2020 Southside Beach, near Geelong N
Mar 9th 2018 Lorne N
Mar 9th 2018 Winkipop N
Feb 18th 2018 Westernport Bay N
Aug 29th 2017 Cathedral Rock N
Jun 10th 2017 Flinders, Mornington Penisula N
Nov 28th 2016 Queenscliff N
Sep 17th 2016 Thirteenth Beach N
Sep 16th 2016 Bells Beach N
Jul 23rd 2015 Tyrendarra Beach near Portland N
Dec 28th 2014 Paradise Beach N
Mar 18th 2014 Winkipop Beach N
Jan 26th 2013 Cape Nelson N
Jul 7th 2012 Ship's Graveyard off Point Lonsdale N
Jun 12th 2012 Port Campbell N
Mar 6th 2012 Shipwreck Cove, Melbourne Aquarium N
Oct 19th 2011 Elwood Beach N
Jan 22nd 2010 Geelong N
Oct 30th 2009 Portland N
Jan 18th 2009 Off Tower Hill N
Jul 30th 2008 Levys Beach N
May 12th 2007 Warrnambool N
Dec 18th 2006 Winki Pop, Bells Beach N
Nov 25th 2005 6 km off Collendina, south of Melbourne N
Nov 25th 2005 Flinders N
Jan 19th 2005 Port Phillip Bay N
Jan 14th 2005 Blairgowrie N
Dec 8th 2003 Collendina Beach east of Ocean Grove N
May 9th 2000 Koonya Beach, Melbourne N
Jan 1st 1997 Seal Rocks, Phillip Island N
Jun 6th 1996 Suicide Point, Point Leo N
Mar 10th 1992 Point Lonsdale N
Nov 22nd 1989 Kilcunda N
Oct 1st 1989 Surfers Point, Phillip Island N
Oct 22nd 1988 Phillip Island N
Feb 1st 1986 Jan Juc Beach N
Feb 4th 1977 Sorrento Back Beach N
Feb 9th 1975 Anglesea N
Feb 20th 1972 Wilson's Promontory, Waratah Bay N
Jan 1st 1969 Port MacDonnel N
Dec 17th 1967 Cheviot Beach, Portsea, Port Phillip Bay Y
Mar 12th 1967 Geelong N
Jan 6th 1967 Goolwa N
Jan 10th 1965 East of Station Pier, Port Melbourne N
Nov 29th 1964 Lady Julia Percy Island N
Apr 3rd 1961 Flinders Island N
Mar 18th 1961 Lady Beach at Warrnambool N
Feb 17th 1961 Mount Martha Beach N
Apr 3rd 1960 Canadian Bay near Mount Eliza, 30 miles from Melbourne N
Dec 11th 1959 Altona, Melbourne N
Nov 29th 1959 Fairhaven Beach, Lorne N
Feb 28th 1959 Port Phillip Bay N
Mar 4th 1956 Portsea Beach, near entrance to Port Phillip Bay Y
Cowes N
Dec 11th 1954 Point Lonsdale Y
Dec 24th 1952 Portsea Beach, near Melbourne N
South Werribee Beach N
Dec 1st 1949 Seaholme N
Nov 12th 1949 Port Phillip Bay Y
Mar 9th 1937 Port Melbourne N
Dec 1st 1936 Mordialloc Y
Jun 16th 2024 Port Phillip Bay, Port Melbourne Y
Dec 23rd 1935 150 yards from the pier at Lorne N
Jan 11th 1932 Frankston N
Dec 2nd 1930 Rosebud N
Feb 15th 1930 Middle Brighton, Port Phillip Y
Jan 1st 1926 N
Oct 18th 1924 Port Melbourne N
Apr 3rd 1916 Carrum Y
Jun 10th 1914 Sandringham Y
Jun 16th 2024 Brighton N
Apr 16th 1906 Western Port Bay N
Feb 10th 1905 Elwood N
Jan 1st 1905 Elwood N
Dec 23rd 1896 Hobson's Bay N
Jul 8th 1889 Port Phillip Y
Jun 24th 1888 Port Melbourne N
Point Cook, Port Phillip Bay N
Feb 13th 1886 Mordialloc N
Apr 4th 1877 Portarlington N
Off Melbourne N
Jan 28th 1877 Emerald Hill Y
Boarding School Bay N
Feb 6th 1876 Albert Park in Port Phillip Bay Y
Mar 5th 1863 Brighton N
Mar 14th 1858 Hobson Bay Y
Feb 6th 1856 Point Hentry N
Nov 11th 1855 Melbourne Y
Sep 19th 1949 Warrnambool 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 (16)
  • February (14)
  • March (11)
  • April (5)
  • May (3)
  • June (6)
  • July (4)
  • August (1)
  • September (3)
  • October (5)
  • November (8)
  • December (14)