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Hanson's Cane Toad Solution


A Queensland senator has come up with an unusual way to eradicate cane toads.

Pauline Hanson says welfare recipients should be put to work to kill the pests.

Her plan would see Work for the Dole recipients get paid 10 cents for each toad they collect.

and she's serious,evening writing to the Prime Minister Scott Morrison to fund the scheme in several states, including the Northern Territory.

If it goes ahead there's a lot of money to be made, with an estimated 200 million cane toads in Australia.

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