Snakes

Snakes

If you find a snake on your property, at your home or in your work place, please contact the following organisations to arrange its removal:

Wildlife Carers Network  0408 966 228

WIRES Australian Wildlife Carers Organisation  1300 094 737 

Please note: Council rangers and staff are not responsible for the removal or management of snakes or other native animals.  

What to do if you see a snake

  • Note the location of the snake, try to monitor its whereabouts of course only if safe and ensure that the area is isolated until the snake is removed.
  • Ensure that all family, staff, students or pets are removed from immediate area or evacuate the room until snake is removed.
  • Do not approach, attack or otherwise provoke the snake.
  • Contact a professional snake handler to help remove the snake or where possible wait for the snake to move off and away from your property.