Swimmer Shark activity map
Staying safe

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Shark hazard mitigation strategies.
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About this website

We’re helping WA get SHARK SMART. We have always enjoyed a beach going lifestyle here in Western Australia, so it’s important to understand the facts about sharks and the hazards they present. This website is put together so West Australians who love to use our amazing coastline – the surfers, swimmers and divers – can continue to do so.

06 November 2013

Western Australian Government

The Western Australian Government has implemented a number of initiatives to help improve community awareness of shark activity, provide some protection at our most popular beaches and connect the community with safety information so we can all make informed decisions about our water use. 

06 November 2013

Department of Fisheries

Department of Fisheries is involved in both operational responses and research initiatives as part of a suite of shark hazard mitigation strategies.

06 November 2013

Surf Life Saving WA

Surf Life Saving WA is an organisation that saves and protects life on West Australian beaches.

23 January 2014

Western Australia Water Police

The Western Australia Water Police is responsible for policing Western Australia's 13,000 kms of coastline, and their control centre is manned 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.