Snake bites

Avoiding snake bites
Although there are twelve potentially dangerous species of snake in Queensland, it is rare that you will see one, let alone be at risk of being bitten by one. Snakes sense the vibration of approaching footsteps and tend to flee into the undergrowth.

If you see a snake, the best way to avoid being bitten is simply to leave the snake alone. In addition:

First aid for snake bites
If you are unlucky enough to be bitten, here is what you should and should not do. Assume ALL snakes are venomous, and take the following action: