New honour tolls for Bundaberg flying ace in Italy

Tony Moore One of Queensland's most important historical figures – and a WWI flying ace - will be honoured in Italy next year, after an Australian freight company has agreed to help.

HMAS Bundaberg fire: Patrol boat remains out of service

HMAS Bundaberg caught fire in Brisbane while under maintenance.

Cameron Atfield The navy patrol boat that went up in flames in Brisbane's east in August appears no closer to being refloated, with investigations into the fire still ongoing.

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Two die in crash south of Bundaberg

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Kristian Silva Two people have died in a suspected head-on crash south of Bundaberg on Thursday morning.

Navy ship HMAS Bundaberg goes up in flames in Brisbane's east

A boat goes up in flames at Hemmant, east of Brisbane.

Kristian Silva A large navy ship fire east of Brisbane has been brought under control after three hours.

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Fire crews use drones to investigate HMAS Bundaberg blaze

Kristian Silva Fire investigators are using drones to examine a Navy ship that was badly damaged in a boat shed east of Brisbane.

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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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 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.

Brisbane weather: Severe thunderstorm warning

Lightning in Templestowe Lower

Kristian Silva It may only be mid-November, but Brisbane weather this week has resembled conditions usually seen half way through January, a senior forecaster says.

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Unions ram home jobless woes in govt MPs' 'backyards'

Queensland Council of Unions president John Battams.

Amy Remeikis The state's unions are taking aim at government MPs in "their own backyards", breaking down unemployment rates to electorates.

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Brisbane Live: Monday October 20, 2014

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Welcome to Brisbane Live, where you'll find rolling coverage of the news as it happens in Brisbane

State Government defends waiting list transparency

Campbell Newman

Amy Remeikis The Queensland Government has defended its position on hospital waiting lists, saying it has been far more open on the subject than the previous Labor government.

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Surgery waiting times are 'best ever': Springborg

Health Minister Lawrence Springborg says surgery waiting times in Queensland are the

Amy Remeikis The Newman government is claiming "best ever" surgical wait times, but the Opposition maintains it is "fudging" the figures by ignoring the waiting list to get on the wait list.

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Murder charges laid over 2001 Gold Coast killing

Darren Britza

Kristian Silva A third person has been charged over the 2001 murder of Gold Coast man Darren Britza.

Disaster funding slash 'absolutely revolting': Crisafulli

A resident cleans up debris after flooding hit Bundaberg.

Kim Stephens A potential storm is brewing between the Federal and State Governments over a proposal to dramatically slash Commonwealth disaster recovery funding.

Peter Dowling controversy off ministers' radar

Queensland MP Peter Dowling.

Amy Remeikis 'Plonking' MP gets complaints about Facebook page.

Prisoners arrested in drug raids targeting Mongols and Bandidos

Kristian Silva Prisoners linked to Bandidos and Mongols caught up in smuggling syndicate, police say.

Shock LNP vote lifts Flegg from political grave

Bruce Flegg could yet hold his place as the LNP Member for Moggill.

Amy Remeikis LNP Member for Moggill Bruce Flegg could rise from the political grave after local party members rejected the party executive's hand-picked replacement.

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