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Do your part. Be SharkSmart


SharkSmart tips

Sharks live in Queensland waters. Shark bites are rare, but there are things you can do to reduce your risk.

Follow the 6 SHARK tips to do your part and be SharkSmart every time you are on or in the water.

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Reduce your risk with our water user tips

Are you waiting to surf the next perfect wave? Do you delight in diving among colourful reef fish? Maybe you’re angling for the perfect catch of fish for a barbecue tea?

No matter how you enjoy Queensland waters, you can do your part and be SharkSmart. Doing your part means being responsible for your safety and the safety of others around you.

Follow our practical tips for swimmers, surfers, snorkellers, spearfishers, fishers and boaties. Select each icon below to find out how you can be SharkSmart.

Last updated: 01 Dec 2021