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News & Alerts

23 July 2024

Shark ADVICE for Sovereign Park, north of Two Rocks

Current Alerts and Warnings

Update on 23 July at 4:30 pm

Officers from the City of Wanneroo have now removed the whale carcass from Sovereign Park, north of Two Rocks. 

Additional caution is recommended by the Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development, as any 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.

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23 July 2024

Shark ADVICE for Ten Mile Beach near Dongara

Current Alerts and Warnings

Update on 23 July at 4:10 pm

Officers from the Shire of Irwin have now removed the whale carcass from Ten Mile Beach, near Dongara. 

Additional caution is recommended by the Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development, as any 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.

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23 July 2024

Shark ADVICE for Avalon Point Surf Break, south of Mandurah

Current Alerts and Warnings

Update issued on 23 July at 10:30 am

Officers from the City of Mandurah have inspected the area where the injured whale was located near Avalon Point Surf Break and the Dawesville Channel, south of Mandurah and have advised that it is no longer in place.

The beach has been reopened and shark warning signs have been removed by the City of Mandurah.

Additional caution is recommended by the Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development.

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.

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22 July 2024

Shark ADVICE for Surfers Cove near Black Point in the Shire of Nannup

Current Alerts and Warnings

Update on 22 July at 11:18 am

Parks and Wildlife Service officers from the Department of Biodiversity, Conservation and Attractions have successfully removed the dolphin carcasses from Surfers Cove near Black Point in the Shire of Nannup.

Additional caution is recommended by the Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development, as any residue from where the 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.

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17 July 2024

Shark INCIDENT at Trigg Beach, Perth Metro

Current Alerts and Warnings

The Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development (DPIRD) is currently coordinating the response for a shark incident at Trigg Beach, Perth Metro in the City of Stirling.

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15 July 2024

Shark ADVICE for Greys Beach in Geraldton

Current Alerts and Warnings

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A shark ADVICE has been issued due to a whale carcass being reported at Greys Beach, Geraldton in the City of Greater Geraldton.

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14 July 2024

Shark ADVICE for the WA Shark Monitoring Network - Perth Metropolitan area

Current Alerts and Warnings

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A shark ADVICE has been issued for Western Australian water users, due to a planned system outage affecting the Shark Monitoring Network.

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13 July 2024

Shark ADVICE for Whalebone Point, east of Bremer Bay

Current Alerts and Warnings

Update on 13 July at 3:25 pm 

Parks and Wildlife Service officers from the Department of Biodiversity, Conservation and Attractions have inspected the whale which has since deceased. The carcass will remain in place at Whalebone Point, east of Bremer Bay. 

Shark warning signs are in place in the area. 

Additional caution is recommended by the Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development, as the slowly decomposing whale carcass may attract sharks to the area.  

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

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21 June 2024

Shark ADVICE for the Shark Warning System at Twilight Beach, near Esperance

Current Alerts and Warnings

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A shark ADVICE has been issued for Esperance water users, due to a technical fault affecting the land-based shark warning system (tower) at Twilight Beach near Esperance.

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14 June 2024

Shark ADVICE for Cordinup Beach (East) near West of Bremer Bay

Current Alerts and Warnings

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A shark ADVICE has been issued due to a whale carcass being reported at Cordinup Beach (East), West of Bremer Bay in the City of Albany.

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