Bundaberg

Sawn-off shotguns, drugs found in Bundaberg home

BUNDABERG, May 12 AAP - Sawn-off shotguns, ammunition, drugs and money have been found in a house in southern Queensland after police pulled over a car.

Workers sacked as Bundaberg Rum bottling moves to Sydney

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Cameron Atfield A decision to relocate Bundaberg Rum’s bottling operations to Sydney will result in 10 job losses in the city that bears its name, its parent company has announced.

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Bundaberg battling back a year after floods

Luke Williams Untouched by the “once-in-a-lifetime” 2011 floods and with premiums skyrocketing, Donut King franchisee Joanne Gee opted against flood insurance for her Bundaberg store.

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Bundaberg devastated by flooding

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Authorities fear for locals' lives as floodwater which is set to break records hits the central Queensland city.

One-finger salute: Welcome to Bundaberg Pete Murray

Pete Murray.

Singer-songwriter Pete Murray has received a less-than-friendly welcome to Bundaberg, north of Brisbane, when he and his band arrived in town for concert this week.

Soldier turned drug runner given mercy

A former Australian soldier who became a drug courier has been granted an early release from prison because he had post-traumatic stress disorder.

Brisbane weather coldest in almost two years

Brisbane is facing chilly mornings in coming days.

Natalie Bochenski Brisbane shivers through its coldest night since 2012.

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Queensland council votes to remove Rolf Harris artwork

Emily Prain The Bundaberg Regional Council has voted to remove a piece of artwork produced by convicted sex offender Rolf Harris, concluding it was "only appropriate that the artwork be taken down'' after the...

Skin cancer rates highest in state's south

Southern Queenslanders have a higher rate of melanoma diagnosis.

Kim Stephens Southern Queenslanders lead the state in diagnoses of the deadly skin cancer melanoma, new figures from Cancer Council Queensland show.

Protests and promises as democracy blooms on a winter's day

Campbell Newman and Bob Andersen.

Tony Moore Democracy is alive and well, offering both protests and promises in Brisbane on a sunny winter Sunday afternoon in July.

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Newman returns to face dissatisfied voters

Queensland Premier Campbell Newman.

Amy Remeikis and Tony Moore Premier returns from break eager to push leadership credentials.

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Queensland Labor flags tough battle despite new poll hope

Queensland opposition leader Annastacia Palaszczuk with Stafford by-election candidate Anthony Lynham.

Queensland's opposition leader says she's not taking anything for granted despite new hope Labor could win the next election.

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Campbell Newman won't change his style

Queensland Premier Campbell Newman.

Amy Remeikis Cabinet backs premier in face of poor polls.

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Brisbane's urban oasis gets $2.5 million facelift

Greenes Falls track, D'?Aguilar National Park.

Tony Moore The gateway to the national parks closet to Brisbane today received $2.5 million for a facelift from the Queensland Government.

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Labour of love as retired police officer restores historic motorcycle after 2013 Queensland floods

The classic 1920s Douglas motorcycle has been brought back to museum condition.

Austin Wenke When the Burnett River reached its peak of nine metres in the 2013 Queensland flood crisis, the small rural communities of Gayndah and Mundubbera were rapidly inundated with metres of water.

Baden-Clay trial: The players

Marissa Calligeros A look at the major players in the murder trial of Gerard Baden-Clay.

Baden-Clay jurors to be quizzed about bias

Gerard Baden-Clay

Marissa Calligeros Jurors to be vetted in similar manner to Patel and Cowan trials.

Cyclist dies after trailer crash

A man has died after his bicycle collided with a trailer in central Queensland.

No home safe in theoretical Brisbane earthquake

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Marissa Calligeros There could be up to 100 deaths and thousands more walking wounded, but not one house would be safe if a 5.5 magnitude earthquake hit the centre of Brisbane, international researchers predict.

Lessons from Jayant Patel saga

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Changes after the Jayant Patel saga at Bundaberg Base Hospital: