Queensland Shark Attacks

326 attacks recorded (81 fatal)
Queensland shark attacks
Date Location Fatal?
Oct 11th 1995 Pialba, Hervey Bay N
Oct 27th 1995 Gladstone Reef N
Dec 9th 1994 Hinchinbrook Channel, Queensland N
Jan 9th 1994 Katana Downs Reach, Brisbane River N
Feb 4th 1993 Mooloolaba N
Jan 5th 1993 Line Reef, northeast of Hamilton Island, Whitsundays N
Oct 1st 1992 North Point Beach, Moreton Island Y
Aug 30th 1991 On board the Japanese longline trawler Fukuya No.38, 100 nm northeast of Brisbane N
Jan 19th 1991 Mermaid Waters N
Jan 1st 1991 Pelican Banks near Gladstone N
Nov 28th 1990 Nerang River N
Oct 27th 1990 Mermaid Waters N
May 10th 1990 Outer Barrier Reef near Port Douglas N
May 10th 1990 Outer Barrier Reef near Port Douglas N
Apr 8th 1990 Dingo Reef, 80 nm off Townsville Y
Apr 7th 1990 Fingal Beach N
Dec 2nd 1989 Fraser Island N
Nov 2nd 1989 Mermaid Waters N
Moreton Bay N
Nov 8th 1988 Off North Keppel Island, off Yeppoon Y
Nov 7th 1988 Off North Keppel Island, off Yeppoon Y
Jan 6th 1987 Lizard Island N
Nov 11th 1985 Gladstone N
Nov 30th 1984 1 km off Black's Beach Y
Feb 11th 1984 Derwent Island N
Jul 26th 1983 Off Lodestone Reef, Great Barrier Reef, north of Townsville Y
Jul 25th 1983 Off Lodestone Reef, Great Barrier Reef, north of Townsville Y
Jul 25th 1983 Off Lodestone Reef, Great Barrier Reef, north of Townsville N
Dec 13th 1981 Green Island N
Dec 29th 1978 Bribie Island N
Aug 23rd 1977 Buddina Beach, south of Noosa Y
May 16th 1977 Southport N
Apr 26th 1977 Tallebudgera N
Mar 13th 1977 Near Moreton Island in Moreton Bay N
Mar 13th 1977 Near Moreton Island in Moreton Bay Y
Mar 13th 1977 Near Moreton Island in Moreton Bay Y
Dec 29th 1976 Caloundra N
Nov 26th 1976 Southport Bar N
Jun 1st 1976 Off Stradbroke Island N
Jan 12th 1976 Harvey Bay N
Nov 7th 1975 Lookout Point N
Jul 26th 1975 Maroochydore N
Mar 18th 1975 Mornington Island N
Mar 13th 1975 Southport Aquarium N
Feb 7th 1975 Currumbin Rock N
Sep 1st 1974 Junpinpin, off Stradbroke Island N
Nov 3rd 1973 Gin Arm Creek N
Aug 27th 1973 Palm Cove Beach N
Aug 25th 1973 Point Lookout, Stradbroke Island N
Mar 26th 1973 Palm Island N
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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)

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  • January (48)
  • February (31)
  • March (21)
  • April (26)
  • May (18)
  • June (10)
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