Australia One Nation promises more Queensland crocodile farms

09:32  21 april  2017
09:32  21 april  2017 Source:   msn.com

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"We want to work hand-in-glove with Indigenous communities to be able to collect those eggs and start crocodile farms throughout Queensland for commercial purposes so they can have Mr Dickson also accused Katter's Australian Party of taking One Nation 's crocodile policy. More on this topic. Wires.

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Coal and textiles once kept people afloat here. Now the industry has gone; the place is struggling. One Nation promises more Queensland crocodile farms .

"In accordance with the Queensland Crocodile Management Plan, crocodiles are proactively removed from designated urban areas and relocated to crocodile farms or zoos," the One Nation 's policy includes allowing crocodile eggs to be harvested commercially in a "ranching" style operation.

State party leader Steve Dickson said the reptiles were no longer endangered and it was time to turn them into a commercial business to curb growing numbers.

"In north Queensland, every time the flooding rains come half of the crocodile eggs are drowned and they just go to waste," he said at a policy announcement on the Sunshine Coast on Friday.

"We want to work hand-in-glove with indigenous communities to be able to collect those eggs and start crocodile farms throughout Queensland for commercial purposes so they can have their own businesses."

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One Nation ’s Queensland leader Steve Dickson has been in the state parliament for more than 11 Labor is promising to extend a 0 million back to work program to give businesses incentives to a question about addressing indigenous incarceration rates with a rambling spiel on crocodile farms .

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Mr Dickson said the party would enforce the humane euthanasia or relocation of problem crocodiles to commercial farms if they were "harassing" local communities.

"We will always put people's lives and the tourism industry before crocodiles," he said.

"We've got tourism areas where tourists are being forced out ... by these dangerous crocodiles."

Mr Dickson also accused Katter's Australian Party of taking One Nation's crocodile policy.

KAP have threatened to block the state budget unless the government supports its proposal to introduce a crocodile cull, safaris and egg collection.

One Nation's crocodile management plan was one of several policies announced by Mr Dickson on Friday in the lead-up to the next state election.

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