Watch the close encounter between a great white shark and two fishermen at Portland

Lillian Altman
Updated January 27 2023 - 7:01pm, first published 7:00pm
Peter Galea and his friend Joseph McKinnon, both of Portland, were fishing near the Water Tower at Anderson Point about 1.30pm when a great white shark bit the motor of their boat.

A close encounter between a great white shark and two amateur fishermen has been captured in a video off the shore of Portland.

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Lillian Altman

Lillian Altman


Lillian is an experienced journalist who joined Warrnambool Standard in late 2021. She has a particular interest in writing stories on the arts and culture, health, education, breaking news, police stories, as well as human interest and profiles.

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