Problem crocodiles otherwise resolved responses

Last updated 01 May 2020

The department’s response to a report will be in accordance with the Queensland Crocodile Management Plan. The outcome of the department’s response will be stated in the table. A problem crocodile may also be assessed as no longer a problem crocodile if it has moved to a low-risk situation or has stopped showing the behaviours that made it a problem crocodile.

This table contains all reports of estuarine problem crocodiles otherwise resolved by the department in this calendar month.

Report no.Date report receivedReport detailsDepartmental responseZoneLocal government area
2020-1732/04/2020Crocodile reported at Lake Placid, Cairns.Departmental Wildlife Officers to conduct a site assessment, and install recent crocodile sighting warning signs. Report forwarded to contractors; crocodile to be targeted for removal from the wild.Zone B. Active removal zoneCairns Regional Council
2020-02213/01/2020Problem crocodile reported at The Strand, Townsville.Surf Lifesaving Club notified. Due to behaviour and location the crocodile was declared a problem on 13/01/2020 and targeted for removal from the wild. There have been no further sighting reports of this crocodile since 23/02/2020, it is believed to have left the area and undeclared on 29/04/2020.Zone E. General management zoneTownsville Regional Council

Archived problem crocodiles otherwise resolved