Queensland Shark Attacks

326 attacks recorded (81 fatal)
Queensland shark attacks
Date Location Fatal?
Dec 5th 2011 Bushy Ilet N
Nov 28th 2011 Peregian N
Aug 28th 2011 Fantome Island Y
Between N
Feb 13th 2011 Sunshine Beach N
Aug 10th 2010 Three Mile Creek, Townsville N
Feb 13th 2010 Dent Island, Whitsundays N
Jan 27th 2010 Archie's Beach N
Dec 20th 2009 Mudjimba Island N
Dec 20th 2009 Lamont Reef N
Feb 22nd 2009 Batt Reef N
Apr 17th 2008 Duranbah, Greenmount Beach N
Jan 27th 2008 200 km east of Coolangatta N
Dec 15th 2007 South Stradbroke Island N
Oct 13th 2007 Holmes Reef N
Apr 26th 2007 Mornington Island, Gulf of Carpentaria N
Mar 12th 2007 Moore Park, north of Bundaberg N
Sep 4th 2006 Great Barrier Reef N
May 2nd 2006 Moffat Beach, Caloundra N
Feb 13th 2006 Golden Beach, Caloundra N
Feb 12th 2006 Point Vernon, Hervey Bay N
Jan 7th 2006 Amity Point, North Stradbroke Island Y
Dec 11th 2005 St. Crispin Reef N
May 15th 2005 50 km east of Townsville N
Feb 26th 2005 Brisbane River N
Dec 11th 2004 Opal Reef Y
Sep 25th 2004 Batt Reef N
Feb 16th 2004 Fido's Reef, 300 m east of Cook Island. Cook Island is 2 miles from Tweed Heads, Gold Coast N
Feb 8th 2003 Burleigh Lake on the Gold Coast Y
Dec 29th 2002 Great Barrier Reef (near Upolu Cay) N
Dec 21st 2002 Depth of 40 m on the wreck of the St. Paul off Brisbane N
Dec 20th 2002 Golden Beach N
Dec 16th 2002 Miami Lake Y
Jun 20th 2002 Sunshine Beach N
Feb 16th 2002 Sunshine Beach N
Oct 2nd 2001 200 miles offshore N
Sep 30th 2001 Moreton Bay, NE of Brisbane N
Dec 24th 2000 Flinders Cay N
Dec 3rd 2000 Sykes Reef, Great Barrier Reef N
Nov 21st 2000 Orpheus Island N
Oct 29th 2000 Peel Island N
Mar 30th 2000 Main Beach, Gold Coast N
Jul 27th 1997 Pincushion, north of Maroochydore Beach N
Feb 28th 1997 Carrara, Nerang River N
Feb 28th 1997 Hook Island, Whitsundays N
Jan 25th 1997 Whitehaven Beach, Whitsundays Island N
Dec 29th 1996 Coolum Beach N
Mar 5th 1996 Heron Island N
Jan 22nd 1996 Brown's Inlet, Broadwater N
Nov 17th 1995 Great Keppel 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)

Attacks by month

  • January (48)
  • February (31)
  • March (21)
  • April (26)
  • May (18)
  • June (10)
  • July (13)
  • August (14)
  • September (16)
  • October (24)
  • November (47)
  • December (50)