Australia To Fine Tourists For Feeding Dingoes

Australia To Fine Tourists For Feeding Dingoes

23/01/2020 0 By M Zaman

Are you planning to visit Fraser Island of Australia? While, you are considering to visiting the island you need to use extra precautions feeding dingoes on the island of Australia.

Otherwise, there are chances of endanger yourself and receive a hefty fines.

As, the current Australian government introduces new measure for feeding dingoes on Fraser Island, Australia.

A tourist can face up to £5000 or AU$10,000 fine for feeding dingoes on the island. According to Brisbane Times reports.

Additionally, staffs can issue on spot fines 3 penalty points—for offences with a maximum of 40 penalty points (1 Penalty unit = £67 or AU$133.45).

Indian Head, Fraser Island, Queensland, Australia

Indian Head, Fraser Island, Queensland, Australia (Image: Australia.com)

However, the government is set to double the maximum fine to £5222 or AU$10,444 and hike the minimum fine to £1044 or AU$2088. Almost, five times higher than its present value.

Environment Minister Leeanne Enoch added “Increasing fines for those who deliberately disturb dingoes or feed them sends a very clear message about how dangerous the practice is,”

While, you are consider to visiting Fraser Island and approaching Dingoes. There are several steps you must follow to keep yourself safe from Dingoes.

As, the Australian government recommends on its website not to make a direct interact with dingoes.

Meanwhile, if you are considering taking photographs of dingoes make sure to take it from a safe distance. Otherwise, there are chances to endanger yourself with an interaction of dingoes.

Australia finally bans climbing at the top of Uluru rock

Australia finally bans climbing at the top of Uluru rock (Image: Unsplash)

For this particular reason, the government introduces new measure for breaching these rules as a serious offence.

Additionally, this will also help tourists to avoid a direct interactions with dingoes and keep themselves safe.

Fraser Island is an UNESCO World Heritage Site. This beautiful island lies just off the east coast of Australia from the territory of Queensland.

Once you are considering to visiting Fraser Island some of the most important rules you must follow before you visiting the island. You will find safety guidance about dingoes from here.

Previously, the Australian government has initiated new measure to forbid climbing at the top of Uluru Rock.

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