Report a shark sighting

You should report shark sightings of concern to the Police Assistance line 131 444 or notify lifesavers immediately if you are at a patrolled beach.

Please provide the following information:

  • Date & time of sighting
  • Location, be as specific as possible
  • The type of shark and size, if known
  • Your details so the report can be followed up.

The sighting will be reported through VicEmergency, and will be available for others to see, so they know a shark has been spotted in the area.

In the unlikely event of a shark attack, call 000 immediately and ask for ambulance.

Visit VicEmergency for all emergency warnings including shark sightings at patrolled beaches. Download the VicEmergency App from the App Store or Google Play:

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