Crocodile capture and management
Problem crocodiles on your property
You can contact NT Parks and Wildlife for help removing a problem crocodile.
Read more about how to report a problem crocodile.
Permits for crocodile management
Saltwater and freshwater crocodiles are protected by law in the Northern Territory.
You must apply for a permit to interfere with or kill a crocodile.
Permits to trap or shoot problem crocodiles, where there is no alternative, may be granted to ranger groups, shires or land managers.
To find out how to get a permit for crocodile management on your property read about the conservation of crocodiles.
Last updated: 19 July 2021
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