Wildlife

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  • Please complete the Enquiry form for general enquiries about human-wildlife interactions in Queensland.

Phone

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  • Reporting injured, sick or orphaned wildlife (other than crocodiles and cassowaries or marine mammals)
RSPCA on 1300 264 625 (1300 animal)
  • Magpies / swooping birds, and bird feeding
Licensed removal specialist—check your local telephone listings or the internet.
Contact your local government.
  • Sick, injured or orphaned cassowaries
  • Crocodile sightings
  • Reporting a marine animal strike, marine animal stranding or an injured, sick or dead turtle, dugong, dolphin or whale
  • Human - wildlife interaction incidents (e.g. kangaroo attack)
1300 130 372
Press option 1
  • For reporting fish/aquatic animal deaths in rivers and creeks, including in the Murray Darling Basin catchment area.
1300 130 372
Press option 2
  • Removal of snakes, possums, brush turkeys or other problem wildlife
Licensed removal specialist—check your local telephone listings or the internet.
  • Macropod (e.g. kangaroo, wallaby) harvesting licensing
07 4530 1254
  • Reporting when a bat or flying fox has bitten or scratched a person, or the person has had exposure to a bat saliva or neural tissue)
    If you have been bitten or scratched by a bat or flying fox wash the wound gently but thoroughly with soap and water for at least five minutes. Do not scrub the wound. Apply an antiseptic and cover the wound. If bat saliva gets into eyes, nose or mouth, or into an open wound, flush thoroughly with water. Seek immediate medical advice from your doctor or local hospital. If a pet or livestock has been bitten or scratched by a bat, contact your local veterinarian.
Queensland Health 13HEALTH (13 43 25 84)
  • Reporting Fraser Island dingo encounters
13 QGOV (13 74 68)