Australia Shark attacks

1371 attacks recorded (296 fatal)
Australia shark attacks
Date Region Location Fatal?
Oct 9th 2020 Western Australia Kelp Beds Beach (Kelpies) Y
Oct 4th 2020 Western Australia Toms Surf break, Hamersley Pool, North Beach, Perth N
Sep 17th 2020 Queensland Fraser Island N
Sep 16th 2020 New South Wales Cabarita Beach N
Sep 7th 2020 Queensland Greenmount Beach, Coolangatta Y
Aug 30th 2020 New South Wales Forster N
Aug 14th 2020 New South Wales Shelly Beach, Port Macquarie N
Jul 31st 2020 Western Australia Bunker Bay Beach N
Jul 29th 2020 Tasmania Tenth Island N
Jul 17th 2020 Tasmania Off Stanley N
Jul 13th 2020 Queensland Fitzroy Island N
Jul 11th 2020 New South Wales Wilsons Headland Y
Jul 4th 2020 Queensland Fraser Island Y
Jun 7th 2020 New South Wales Salt Beach near Kingscliff Y
Jun 6th 2020 Western Australia Tantabitti Beach, Nigaloo N
May 30th 2020 Queensland Lucinda N
May 8th 2020 Victoria Southside Beach, near Geelong N
Apr 21st 2020 New South Wales Killick Creek near Crescent Head N
Apr 6th 2020 Queensland North West Island Y
Apr 6th 2020 New South Wales Wamberal Beach N
Mar 21st 2020 Queensland Cairns N
Jan 17th 2020 New South Wales Windang Beach N
Jan 7th 2020 Queensland North West Island N
Jan 5th 2020 Western Australia Cull Island / Esperance Y
Jan 2nd 2020 Western Australia Esperance N
Dec 30th 2019 Queensland North West Island N
Dec 20th 2019 New South Wales Shellharbour N
Dec 6th 2019 Western Australia Exmouth N
Nov 30th 2019 Queensland Bargara N
Nov 23rd 2019 Queensland Elliot Head, near Bundaberg. N
Oct 29th 2019 Queensland Off Airlie Beach, Whitsundays N
Oct 17th 2019 Queensland Woorim Beach, Bribie Island, N
Oct 5th 2019 New South Wales Lighthouse Beach N
Sep 28th 2019 Northern Territory Nightcliff Jetty, Darwin N
Sep 7th 2019 Western Australia Burns Beach, Perth N
Jul 28th 2019 Queensland Magra Islet N
Jul 9th 2019 Queensland Pelican Waters, Caloundra N
Tasmania Maatsuyker Island N
Jun 5th 2019 New South Wales Lennox Head N
May 14th 2019 Queensland Yandaran Beach N
New South Wales Tomaree N
Mar 25th 2019 Queensland Line Reef N
Feb 17th 2019 New South Wales Belongil Bay N
Feb 10th 2019 Northern Territory Groote Eylandt N
Feb 4th 2019 New South Wales Urunga area N
Jan 14th 2019 Western Australia North Cottesloe N
Jan 10th 2019 Queensland Catseye Beach, Hamilton Island, Whitsundays N
Dec 15th 2018 New South Wales N
Dec 9th 2018 New South Wales Nambucca N
Nov 28th 2018 New South Wales South Steyne N
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Attacks by region

Attacks by location

  • Sydney (10)
  • Sydney Harbor (10)
  • Near Thursday Island (9)
  • Brisbane River (9)
  • Newcastle (8)
  • Moreton Bay (8)
  • Bunbury (7)
  • Coogee (7)
  • Ross River, Townsville (7)
  • Bondi (7)

Attacks by month

  • January (210)
  • February (151)
  • March (125)
  • April (114)
  • May (61)
  • June (65)
  • July (54)
  • August (50)
  • September (64)
  • October (94)
  • November (139)
  • December (185)