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Shark Mitigation Strategy

The Western Australian Government is working with its partners to protect our beach-going lifestyle. It’s important that the surfers, swimmers and divers who love to use our amazing coastline can continue to do so, while understanding the facts about sharks and the hazards they present.

06 November 2013

Western Australian Government

The safety of water users is a priority for the Western Australian Government. 

While the risk of a shark attack is low, the State Government has implemented one of the strongest, evidence-based shark mitigation programs in the world, so that West Australians can continue to enjoy the beach and ocean with confidence.

Our shark mitigation strategy offers a comprehensive approach with a range of tools and actions to help keep ocean users and our coastal communities as safe as possible. 

23 January 2014

Western Australia Water Police

The Western Australia Water Police is responsible for policing Western Australia's extensive coastline, and its control centre is manned 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

08 November 2018

Surfing Western Australia

Surfing WA is the State’s governing body across all boarding codes including surfing, bodyboarding and stand up paddle boarding.