Katter: New croc policy is a crock
A MULTIMILLION-dollar crocodile management fund that promotes public education “spits in the face” of North Queenslanders, say Katter’s Australia Party.
State leader Robbie Katter said the continuation of the Government’s three-year $5.8 million enhanced crocodile management, which included $919,000 for 2018-19 allocated in the budget, was a “useless” spend. “Educating people is a euphemism for telling people not to swim in the watering holes and beaches you’re used to swimming in all your life because of the explosion in croc numbers,” he said.
The government’s strategy also includes funds for population surveying. Mr Katter said the government needed to act on the data collected by the croc population surveys.