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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.

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Western Australia Water Police

Western Australia Water Police

23 January 2014

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.

All shark sightings should be reported to Water Police on 9442 8600 where the information will then be sent out to response agencies by SMS allowing beaches to be closed, and the public to be notified via social media. Please note – call 000 for life threatening emergencies or for marine emergencies call 131 444.

Shark sightings should be reported to 9442 8600.  Marine Radio HF - 6215, 4125, 8291 and 8176. VHF- 16 and 67.

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