A digital ecosystem powering realtime shark alerts,
information and resources straight to mobile
The SharkSmart program is part of NSW Shark Management Strategy and a statewide Department of Primary Industries (DPI-NSW) initiative to help swimmers, surfers and other water users in NSW to be aware of how to minimise the risk of being in waters where Sharks may be present.
“Improving people’s education and awareness of shark behaviour
helps to reduce their risk of a shark encounter in NSW waters”
Integrated near real-time notifications
Meshing, Enclosures & Tagging information
Sharks & other marine animal information
Interactive Risk Assessment Feature
An integral part of their Shark Management Strategy the NSW Department of Primary Industries continue to work with Mobiddiction on some of the strategic elements, design, implementation and evolution of their SharkSmart mobility program of work. With the latest version now able to relay real-time alerts of tagged sharks detected in NSW waters straight to mobile, this is but one of the innovations within the app used to provide an effective shark attack mitigation measure at NSW beaches.