Problem crocodiles

Last updated 22 November 2019

Report no.Date report receivedReport detailsDepartmental responseZoneLocal government area
2019-51120/08/2019Crocodile reported at Saltwater Creek, Mossman Daintree Rd.Departmental Wildlife Officers conducted a site assessment and provided Crocwise education on 21/08/2019. Due to its size, location and behaviour it was declared a problem crocodile on 22/08/2019.Zone E. General management zoneDouglas Shire Council
2019-50719/08/2019Crocodile reported at Woodwark Dam.Departmental Wildlife Officers conducted a day and a night-time site assessment and observed a 3m crocodile. Due to its location, the crocodile was declared as a problem crocodile on 23/08/2019 and is being targeted for removal from the wild.Zone E. General management zoneWhitsunday Regional Council
2019-48029/07/2019Crocodile reported at Marina Parade, Ingham.Due to the location and size of the crocodile, on 29/07/2019 it was declared as a problem crocodile to be targeted for removal from the wild.Zone E. General management zoneHinchinbrook Shire Council
2019-41928/06/2019Crocodile reported at Thursday Island.Recent crocodile warning signs placed in the area and Crocwise information provided. The crocodile was declared a problem crocodile on 24/07/2019 due to its behaviour and location, and is being targeted for removal from the wild.Zone E. General management zoneTorres Shire Council