Fatal Saltwater Crocodile Attacks in Australia 1969 - Present

The following is a list of fatal saltwater crocodile attacks reported from when the first protections were implemented in Western Australia in 1969 to the present day. This list will be updated when new incidents occur.

  1. April 26th, 1975 - Queensland
  2. October 4th, 1979 - Northern Territory
  3. July 1980 - Northern Territory
  4. November 25th, 1980 - Western Australia
  5. December 21st, 1985 - Queensland
  6. February 11th, 1986 - Queensland
  7. September 6th, 1986 - Northern Territory
  8. March 17th, 1987 - Northern Territory
  9. March 29th, 1987 - Western Australia
  10. June 26th, 1987 - Queensland
  11. September 30th, 1988 - Northern Territory
  12. May 1990 - Northern Territory
  13. December 29th, 1993 - Queensland
  14. October 22nd, 2002 - Northern Territory
  15. December 21st, 2003 - Northern Territory
  16. August 16th, 2005 - Queensland
  17. September 24th, 2005 - Northern Territory
  18. September 29th, 2005 - Northern Territory
  19. July 9th, 2006 - Northern Territory
  20. September 30th, 2008 - Queensland
  21. February 8th, 2009 - Queensland
  22. March 15th, 2009 - Northern Territory
  23. April 10th, 2009 - Northern Territory
  24. February 20th, 2011 - Northern Territory
  25. December 5th, 2011 - Queensland
  26. November 16th, 2012 - Northern Territory
  27. December 1st, 2012 - Northern Territory
  28. March 13th or 14th, 2013 - Western Australia
  29. August 24th, 2013 - Northern Territory
  30. January 26th, 2014 - Northern Territory
  31. June 7th, 2014 - Northern Territory
  32. August 1st, 2014 - Northern Territory
  33. August 18th, 2014 - Northern Territory
  34. May 29th, 2016 - Queensland
  35. January 19th, 2017 - Northern Territory
  36. March 18th, 2017 - Queensland
  37. October 10th, 2017 - Queensland
  38. October 12th, 2018 - Northern Territory
  39. February 11th, 2021 - Queensland
  40. April 29th, 2023 - Queensland
  41. October 28th, 2023 - Western Australia (Indonesian fishermen from Rote Island illegally harvesting trepang; exact location in coastal WA unknown)
  42. April 18th, 2024 - Queensland
  43. July 2nd, 2024 - Northern Territory