Snakes are an essential part of the natural environment, with 37 native snake species known to occur in the Moreton Bay Region. All snakes are protected by law under the Queensland Government Nature Conservation Act 1992 and it is an offence to kill, injure, or take them from the wild.
Council does not provide a snake removal service for privately owned land. Residents who find snakes within or near the home can engage a licensed snake removalist for a fee.
Never handle a snake if you are not trained to do so.
To avoid snakes on your property: