Crocodile capture and management

Problem crocodiles on your property

You can contact the Parks and Wildlife Commission 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.

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Last updated: 28 November 2017