News

Tiger shark spotted at popular swimming beach

A tiger shark has been spotted near the red and yellow flags.
A tiger shark has been spotted near the red and yellow flags. Contributed

LIFEGUARDS have confirmed a tiger shark has been spotted near the flags on Bribie Island.

The 3m long tiger shark was spotted at 11.45am by a beachgoer.

A Lifesaving Queensland spokesman confirmed that the beach is currently closed.

"A member of public spotted it, reported to the police and police contacted us," the spokesman said.

The shark was spotted at Red Beach, about 800 metres south of patrolled area.

The beach has been closed as a precaution until further notice.

Topics:  beach bribie island editors picks shark tiger shark


Stay Connected

Update your news preferences and get the latest news delivered to your inbox.

Students' win is all in their heads

CLEVER: The Good Shepherd state winning team for Tournament of the Minds.

Good Shepherd students top Tournament of the Minds

Magic happens in this holiday fun show

WISHING WELL: Local actors Luis Barnett and Jarvis Taylor star in Aladdin and his magic iPod.

Aladdin and His Magic i-Pod is coming to the J

WEATHER WARNING: Hail, damaging winds predicted for Noosa

THUNDER STRUCK: Lightning lights up the sky over Gayndah.

The Bureau of Meteorology has issued a severe weather warning

Local Partners