Crocodile capture and management

Introduction

This section has information about the capture and removal of crocodiles from Top End population centres and parks.

The aim of crocodile management is to reduce the risk of attacks.

Responsibility for crocodile management

The Northern Territory Government is responsible for saltwater crocodile management on its land, such as Nitmiluk National Park.

The Federal Government is responsible for saltwater crocodile management on its land, such as Kakadu National Park.

The information in this section is about crocodile management by the Northern Territory Government.

Get the Northern Territory saltwater crocodile risk management framework 2021 - 2026 PDF (4.9 MB).

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Last updated: 06 October 2016

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