Wongari (dingo) killed on K’gari (Fraser Island)

Issued: 7 Mar 2020

Queensland Parks & Wildlife Service (QPWS) officers, working with the Butchulla Aboriginal Corporation, are investigating an incident on K’gari (Fraser Island) which resulted in a wongari (dingo) being killed on Orchid Beach, on Friday evening (6.03.20) around 9pm.

QPWS has received multiple eyewitness accounts of a silver Landcruiser driving erratically along the beach front before hitting and killing a wongari.

Queensland Police have been notified and are assisting with the investigation.

The wongari carcass has been collected and an autopsy will be conducted.