Western Australia Shark Attacks

197 attacks recorded (32 fatal)
Western Australia shark attacks
Date Location Fatal?
Oct 28th 2013 Turquois Bay N
Oct 26th 2013 Little Island, near Hillarys N
Oct 8th 2013 Off Poison Creek, Cape Arid N
Mullaloo Beach, Perth N
Jan 5th 2013 Near Legendre Island N
Dec 19th 2012 Trigg Beach N
Oct 2nd 2012 Mullaloo Beach, Perth N
Aug 28th 2012 Red Bluff near Quobba Station N
Aug 11th 2012 Ocean Reef N
Jul 14th 2012 Off Wedge Island Y
Jun 20th 2012 Mullaloo Beach, Perth N
Mar 31st 2012 Stratham Beach Y
Mar 22nd 2012 Kalbarri N
Jan 19th 2012 Coral Bay N
Oct 22nd 2011 Rottnest Island Y
Oct 9th 2011 Cottesloe Beach Y
Sep 4th 2011 Bunker Bay Y
Feb 12th 2011 Exmouth N
Jan 3rd 2011 Busselton N
Nov 27th 2010 Native Dog Beach N
Between Carnac and Garden Islands N
Oct 30th 2010 Off Garden Island N
Cheynes Beach N
Oct 23rd 2010 Wedge Island N
Aug 17th 2010 Cowaramup Bay Y
Jun 6th 2010 Conspicuous Beach, near Walpole N
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The Natural Jetty, Rottnest Island N
Dec 30th 2008 Port Kennedy Beach N
Dec 27th 2008 Port Kennedy Beach Y
May 10th 2008 Albany N
Nov 18th 2007 In a tidal creek 5 km from Wickham N
May 16th 2007 Warra Beach, Coral Bay N
Dec 2nd 2006 Wharton Beach N
Jan 15th 2006 Off City Beach, Perth N
Sep 23rd 2005 Scarborough Beach, Perth N
Mar 19th 2005 Wreck Point, Abrolhos Islands Y
7 km off Trigg surf beach, Perth N
Jul 10th 2004 Lefthanders Beach, Margaret River Y
Jun 26th 2004 Floreat Beach N
Jun 10th 2004 Bunbury N
Mar 6th 2004 5 nm off Cervantes N
Jan 25th 2004 Binningup N
Nov 30th 2003 Margaret River N
Nov 30th 2003 Margaret River N
Jan 2nd 2003 Left break at the N
Jan 30th 2002 Collie River N
Dec 21st 2001 Honeycombs, 250 km south of Perth N
Nov 7th 2001 Leighton Beach, south of North Cottesloe N
Feb 26th 2001 Albany (incident took place 200 metres from swimmers) 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)
  • Brisbane (7)
  • Great Barrier Reef (7)

Attacks by month

  • January (26)
  • February (17)
  • March (15)
  • April (15)
  • May (8)
  • June (14)
  • July (9)
  • August (7)
  • September (12)
  • October (21)
  • November (29)
  • December (17)