Problem crocodiles otherwise resolved responses

Last updated 24 January 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
2020-0077/01/2020Crocodile reported at Lake Placid, Cairns.Departmental Wildlife Officers  conducted a site assessment and confirmed presence of 2m crocodile. Recent crocodile warning signs installed. Report forwarded on to contractors to remove animal from the wild. Crocwise education provided.Zone B. Active removal zoneCairns Regional Council
2020-0013/01/2020Crocodile reported at Richter Creek, Poinsettia Reserve.Report forwarded on to contractors to remove animal from the wild. Recent crocodile sighting warning signs placed and site assessment conducted. No crocodiles sighted during assessment of the area. Crocwise education provided.Zone B. Active removal zoneCairns 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. With no further sightings of the crocodile since 25/09/2019, the declaration was revoked on 08/01/2020.Zone E. General management zoneHinchinbrook Shire Council

Archived problem crocodiles otherwise resolved