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21 May 2024

Shark ADVICE for the WA Shark Monitoring Network – Garden Island

Current Alerts and Warnings

Alert level:

A shark ADVICE has been issued for Rockingham water users, due to a partial outage in the Shark Monitoring Network at Garden Island.

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01 April 2024

Shark ADVICE for the WA Shark Monitoring Network – Swanbourne

Current Alerts and Warnings

Alert level:

A shark ADVICE has been issued for Swanbourne water users, due to a partial outage in the Shark Monitoring Network at Swanbourne.

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05 March 2024

Shark ADVICE for the WA Shark Monitoring Network – 3.5 km off Trigg

Current Alerts and Warnings

Alert level:

A shark ADVICE has been issued for Perth metropolitan water users, due to a partial outage in the Shark Monitoring Network at 3.5 km off Trigg. 

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07 May 2024

Shark WARNING for Fourth Beach near Esperance

Current Alerts and Warnings

Update on 8 May at 10:20 am:

Officers from the Shire of Esperance have reopened beaches in the Fourth Beach area, following a reported shark interaction on 7 May.

Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development recommend additional caution in the Fourth Beach area. 

Switch on your Sea Sense and stay informed of shark activity information by checking the SharkSmart website, download the SharkSmart WA app or follow Surf Life Saving WA Twitter.

If you see a shark, report it to Water Police on 9442 8600.

 

05 May 2024

Shark ADVICE for the Shark Warning System at Bunker Bay in the City of Busselton

Current Alerts and Warnings

Update on 6 May at 10:48am

The system outage for the Bunker Bay Shark Monitoring Network has now been resolved and receiver is back online.  The network is now fully operational. 

Switch on your Sea Sense and stay informed of shark activity information by checking the SharkSmart website, download the SharkSmart WA app or follow Surf Life Saving WA Twitter.

If you see a shark, report it to Water Police on 9442 8600.

04 May 2024

Shark ADVICE for Ocean Beach Surfing Spot near Denmark Surf Life Saving Club

Current Alerts and Warnings

Update on 4 May at 5:17pm

Officers from the Shire of Denmark have advised that the whale carcass reported at Ocean Beach Surfing Spot is no longer in place.

The beach has been reopened by the Shire of Denmark.

Additional caution is recommended by the Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development, as residue from where the whale carcass was beached may still attract sharks to the area.

Switch on your Sea Sense and stay informed of shark activity information by checking the SharkSmart website, download the SharkSmart WA app or follow Surf Life Saving WA Twitter.

If you see a shark, report it to Water Police on 9442 8600.

04 May 2024

Shark ADVICE for the Shark Warning System at Mullaloo South in the City of Joondalup

Current Alerts and Warnings

Update on 6 May at 10:45am

The system outage for the Mullaloo South Shark Monitoring Network has now been resolved and receiver is back online.  The network is now fully operational. 

Switch on your Sea Sense and stay informed of shark activity information by checking the SharkSmart website, download the SharkSmart WA app or follow Surf Life Saving WA Twitter.

If you see a shark, report it to Water Police on 9442 8600.

04 May 2024

Shark ADVICE for the Shark Warning System at Ocean Reef in the City of Joondalup

Current Alerts and Warnings

Update on 6 May at 10:43am

The system outage for the Ocean Reef Shark Monitoring Network has now been resolved and receiver is back online.  The network is now fully operational. 

Switch on your Sea Sense and stay informed of shark activity information by checking the SharkSmart website, download the SharkSmart WA app or follow Surf Life Saving WA Twitter.

If you see a shark, report it to Water Police on 9442 8600.

30 April 2024

$17.3 million boost for Cook Government Shark Hazard Mitigation

Media Release
  • $17.3 million boost for Cook Government Shark Hazard Mitigation strategy in 2024-25 State Budget
  • New funding includes $12.6 million to continue helicopter patrols and vital frontline safety services over the next four years
  • $4.7 million boost to support key measures of the Strategy, one of the most comprehensive approaches in the country
28 April 2024

Shark WARNING for Mangles Bay near Rockingham

Current Alerts and Warnings

Alert level:

A shark WARNING has been issued for Mangles Bay in Rockingham in the City of Rockingham after a reported shark interaction.