What a croc, Ian culls won’t work

Townsville Bulletin - - Voice Of The North -

I CHAL­LENGE Sen­a­tor Ian Mac­Don­ald to guar­an­tee to his com­mu­nity that if his party was in gov­ern­ment and the LNP al­lowed a mass cull of any num­ber of croc­o­diles, t hat t he waters in North Queens­land would be safe.

The re­al­ity is North Queens­land is croc coun­try, and ex­perts agree that no cull would be able to change that.

If a croc­o­dile poses a threat to the com­mu­nity it is re­moved from the wild.

For Sen­a­tor Mac­Don­ald to sug­gest a mass cull would mean that chil­dren could safely swim in lo­cal wa­ter­ways with­out the threat of croc­o­diles is a croc.

I am not go­ing to give peo­ple a false sense of se­cu­rity.

KATE JONES, Min­is­ter for En­vi­ron­ment and

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