Problem crocodiles

Last updated 27 September 2019

Report no.Date report receivedReport detailsDepartmental responseZoneLocal government area
2019-56624/09/2019Crocodile reported at Boar Creek, Tully.Departmental Wildlife Officers conducted a site assessment, a large crocodile was observed. Due to the size, location and behaviour, the animal has been declared as a problem crocodile on 26/09/019 and targeted for removal.Zone E. General management zoneCassowary Coast Regional Council
2019-52729/07/2019Linked to sighting report 2019-482. Crocodile reported at Bloomsbury.Site assessment conducted 26/07/2019, a 2m crocodile observed. Spotlight assessment conducted 31/07/2019, 2 crocodiles observed, both approximately 2m in length. On 02/08/2019 the crocodiles were declared as a problem due to the location of the crocodiles, and being in atypical habitat. On crocodile removed from the wild 30/08/2019 one crocodile removed, second crocodile is still targeted for removal.Zone E. General management zoneMackay Regional Council
2019-51120/08/2019Crocodile reported at Saltwater Creek, Mossman Daintree Rd.Departmental Wildlife Officers conducted a site assessment and provided Crocwise education 21/08/2019. Due to size, location and behaviour of the animal, it has been declared a problem 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 site assessment and observed a 3m crocodile. Due to it's location, the crocodile has been declared as a problem 23/08/2019 and is 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 the animal was declared as a problem and to be targeted for removal.Zone E. General management zoneHinchinbrook Shire Council
2019-45015/07/2019Crocodile reported at Bluewater, north of TownsvilleDepartmental Wildlife Officers conducted a site assessment. Due to the location of the animal and it's reported behaviour, the crocodile has been declared a problem on 19/07/2019, and targeted for removal from the wild.Zone E. General management zoneTownsville Regional Council
2019-33310/05/2019Problem crocodile reported at Blackrock Road, Ingham.Based on the crocodile's location it was declared a problem on 16/05/19 and targeted for removal from the wild.Zone E. General management zoneHinchinbrook Shire Council