Date Area Location Activity Incident Type Fatal? Research shows that some White Sharks travel tens of thousands of kilometres, some moving across the Bight to Western Australia, others to Tasmania and New Zealand. And these are the six places where you’re most likely to bump into these ancient underwater predators. Teen surfer dies in suspected shark attack in Australia. In this image made from aerial video, emergency personnel recover the body of a shark attack victim on the coast of Kingscliff, New South Wales, Australia, Sunday, June 7, 2020. Details: No incidents match the current filter settings. The data, compiled from the Global Shark Attack File by online comparison site, shows there have been 295 unprovoked shark attacks - 122 in NSW - … A recent spate of shark attacks across Australia have reignited a fierce debate about how best to tackle the risks posed by ocean-dwelling man-eaters. Australia is one of the most shark-infested countries on earth, with around 900 shark attacks since records began in the late 18th-century, including more than 200 fatal encounters. Reports estimate that a dozen to 150 men lost their lives in shark attacks. Whilst there are few surprises where the majority of attacks occur the map also shows some of the less likely spots where attacks have taken place. Australia has had 904 unprovoked attacks since 1900, and 259 of which have been fatal while 645 were non-fatal. Countries; Australia All shark attacks in Australia. Tracking sharks is helping NSW DPI scientists to determine their movement patterns and increase our knowledge of shark behaviour. Australia. Shark Attacks: The Database. The attack is the latest in a number of shark attacks in Australia so far this winter. These attacks are both historic and current with data supplied by the Global Shark Attack File. New South Wales has several locations noted as shark attack hotspots in the country. Broome, near where Sunday's shark attack took place, is about 1,600 kilometers (1,000 miles) north of Perth, Western Australia's largest city. These locations include Bryon Bay, Ballina, and Lennox Head. When combined with data from the Australian Shark Attack File, the outfall maps show that 30 per cent of all attacks in Australia from 2010 to 2016 occurred within five kilometres of outfalls. The idea of this map is to provide a resource that identifies the shark attack hotspots around the world. (ABC/CH7/CH9 via AP)