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Problem crocodiles otherwise resolved responses

Last updated 21 March 2019

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 received Report details Departmental response Zone Local government area
2019-202 20/03/2019 Crocodile reported at Machans Beach Road, Machans Beach. The report was referred to contractors on 20/03/19 to target the animal for removal from the wild. No further action is required. Zone B. Active removal zone Cairns Regional Council
2019-135 15/01/2019 Problem crocodile reported at Fitzroy River, Rockhampton. Based on the crocodile's size and location it was declared a problem on 16/01/2019. Departmental Wildlife Officers have conducted comprehensive surveys and trapping exercises. The target crocodile has not been detected during any of the recent surveys, and it is likely that the animal has moved out of the area. As of 20/02/2019 the problem declaration has been revoked. Zone C. Targeted management zone Rockhampton Regional Council
2019-102 4/02/2019 Crocodile reported at Brophy Street, Cairns. The report was referred to contractors on 04/02/2019 to target the animal for removal from the wild. Contractors have been undertaking regular spotlight capture runs in the area to target this animal and will relocate a trap closer to this location when weather permits. Recent crocodile warning signs are in place. No further action is required. Zone B. Active removal zone Cairns Regional Council
2019-101 4/02/2019 Crocodile reported at Moody Creek, Westcourt, Cairns. The report was referred to contractors on 04/02/2019 to target the animal for removal from the wild. No further action is required. Zone B. Active removal zone Cairns Regional Council
2019-100 2/02/2019 Crocodile reported at Kirwan, Townsville. The report was referred to contractors on 02/02/2019 to target the animal for removal from the wild. No further action is required. Zone C. Targeted management zone Townsville Regional Council
2019-095 31/01/2019 Crocodile reported at Moody Creek, Westcourt, Cairns. Departmental Wildlife Officers undertook a site assessment and observed no crocodiles. Recent crocodile warning signs were installed at the location. The report was referred to contractors to target the animal for removal from the wild. No further action is required. Zone B. Active removal zone Cairns Regional Council
2019-092 30/01/2019 Crocodile reported at Parramatta Park, Cairns. Departmental Wildlife Officers have installed recent crocodile warning signs. The report was referred to contractors on 30/01/2019 to target the animal for removal from the wild. No further action is required. Zone B. Active removal zone Cairns Regional Council
2019-083 29/01/2019 Crocodile reported at Chinaman Creek, Cairns. The report was referred to contractors on 29/01/19 to target the animal for removal from the wild. No further action is required. Zone B. Active removal zone Cairns Regional Council
2019-071 24/01/2019 Crocodile reported at Chinaman Creek Portsmith, Cairns. Refer to sighting report no.2019071. Departmental Wildlife Officers will undertake a site assessment and install recent crocodile warning signs at the sighting location. Report was referred to contractors   on 24/01/19 to target the animal for removal from the wild. No further action is required. Zone B. Active removal zone Cairns Regional Council
2019-070 24/01/2019 Crocodile reported at Portsmith, Cairns. Departmental Wildlife Officers will undertake a site assessment and install recent crocodile warning signs at the sighting location. On the 24/01/19 the report was referred to contractors to target the animal for removal from the wild. No further action is required. Zone B. Active removal zone Cairns Regional Council
2019-064 21/01/2019 Crocodile reported at Bungalow, Cairns. Departmental Wildlife Officers will undertake a site assessment and install recent crocodile warning signs at the location. The report was referred to contractors on 21/01/19 to target the animal for removal from the wild. No further action is required. Zone B. Active removal zone Cairns Regional Council
2019-008 3/01/2019 Crocodile reported at Collins Avenue, Cairns. Departmental Wildlife Ofifcers will undertake a site assessment and install recent crocodile warning signs at the location. On 4/01/19 the sighting report was referred to contractors to target the animal for removal from the wild. No further action is required. Zone B. Active removal zone Cairns Regional Council

Archived problem crocodiles otherwise resolved

Last updated
21 March 2019