Victoria Shark Attacks

89 attacks recorded (15 fatal)
Victoria shark attacks
Date Location Fatal?
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
Oct 27th 2021 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
Oct 27th 2021 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
12

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 (15)
  • February (14)
  • March (11)
  • April (5)
  • May (3)
  • June (6)
  • July (4)
  • August (1)
  • September (3)
  • October (5)
  • November (8)
  • December (12)