How likely is it for a tsunami to happen in Australia?
A large tsunami affecting Australia is unlikely but possible. Remember that tsunamis are a sequence of waves that may occur over hours to days, and the biggest wave in the sequence could occur at any time.
Do you get tsunamis in Australia?
There have been over fifty recorded incidents of tsunamis affecting the Australian coastline since European settlement. Most of these tsunamis have resulted in dangerous rips and currents rather than land inundation. … In 1977 a tsunami travelled inland to a point six metres above sea level at Cape Leveque, WA.