- Last updated:
- 22 Sep 2021
European Rabbit (Oryctolagus cuniculus) is a restricted invasive animal under the Biosecurity Act.
In Queensland rabbits must not be kept, moved, fed, given away, sold or released into the environment without a permit.
- usually grey-brown with a pale belly (may also be ginger, black or white)
- short front legs and long hind legs
- long ears
Further information and resources:
European hares (Lepus europaeus) are known to occur in our local government area. Hares are not prohibited or restricted under the Biosecurity Act. There is no need to report a sighting of a hare.
If you see a rabbit report it to council as soon as possible