Problem crocodiles

Last updated 24 January 2020

Report no.Date report receivedReport detailsDepartmental responseZoneLocal government area
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.Zone E. General management zoneTownsville Regional Council
2020-0045/01/2020Crocodile reported at Fitzroy River, Rockhampton.Recent crocodile sighting warning signs were placed. Departmental Wildlife Officers conducted both day and night-time site assessments and will conduct further survey to observe behaviour of crocodile. Due to the behaviour displayed by the crocodile, it was declared a problem on 13/01/2020, and targeted for removal from the wild.Zone E. General management zoneRockhampton Regional Council
2019-62330/10/2019Crocodile reported at Palmer Sea Reef, Port Douglas.Departmental Wildlife Officers conducted a sight assessment, 2m crocodile observed. Crocodile declared as a problem 05/12/2019, and targeted for removal from the wild due to its behaviour.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