Maryborough

Large croc seen near Maryborough

A large crocodile has been spotted in a Queensland river near Maryborough, in the first ever confirmed sighting that far south.

Thief caught by cameras he installed

Balancing deals with consumer rights: the ACCC is on Spreets' case.

Dominah Devadas | Man jailed for 12 months for breaking into jewellery store.

Police make state's first bitcoin arrest

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Kristian Silva Queensland Police have made what is believed to be the state’s first bitcoin-related arrest.

Qld flatmate stabbings baffle experts

The scale of justice.

Stephen Johnson A Queensland man was suffering a psychotic episode when he stabbed a sleeping flatmate before calling police, a court has heard.

City2South like an oasis for desert racer Greg O'Meara

Jordan Wilson Sweat, heat and dehydration don’t sound appealing to many people, but for long-distance runners like Brisbane’s Greg O’Meara, life without them is unimaginable.

Queensland high security prisons 'beyond capacity'

The number of people in all Queensland's prisons has soared to 7141since the Queensland government changed.

Tony Moore All but two of Queensland’s 11 high security prisons are now filled “beyond capacity”.

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$500 million new money for Gympie 'danger' stretch of Bruce Highway

Tony Moore Seventeen "new" Bruce Highway projects are set to begin in the next four years.

Cost of living varies 33 per cent across state

Groceries in regional Queensland can cost 20 per cent more than in Brisbane.

Amy Remeikis The best things in life might be free, but groceries and fuel aren’t.

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Teen fisherman stabbed in chest in Hervey Bay

Kristian Silva Hervey Bay teen stabbed after altercation with a fellow fisherman.

Bonded store buildings link to key parts of Brisbane history, says submission

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Tony Moore The O'Reilly family that is linked to three century-old buildings in Margaret Street facing demolition are pioneers of the Australian steamship trade and a key part of Brisbane's port history.

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Man drives trucks into house, sets it on fire

A Queensland man is expected to undergo psychiatric testing after allegedly ploughing his prime-mover into a house, and setting it on fire.

Childers 'abduction': police analysing items from alleged kidnapper's home

Eden Kane of South Isis has been charged over the alleged abduction of a Childers toddler.

Marissa Calligeros Police analysing items found in remains of a fire at home of accused kidnapper.

Son allegedly tortured dad with 'blowtorch'

Averyll Loft A man allegedly tortured his elderly father, holding him captive for days and burning his face with a makeshift blowtorch.

Appeal over baby-killing butcher's $3000 compensation

The Minister for Justice Jarrod Bleijie speaks during question time in Parliament in brisbane. 17th of May 2012. Photo: Harrison Saragossi

Marissa Calligeros Government to appeal decision awarding baby killer $3000 because he was forced to live on a vegetarian diet in prison.

Man charged with murder of 69-year-old

Marissa Calligeros Police have charged a 31-year-old man with the murder of another man on the Fraser Coast.

Toddler's life marked by tragedy from start to finish

Danny Ace (left) with his son Roanan and Pastor Chris Foley Photo, The Fraser Coast Chronicle

Marissa Calligeros Dead toddler's life was a tribute to three-year-old tragically killed in accident with father.

Pregnant woman dies in carpark tragedy

A 33-year-old pregnant woman and her unborn baby were killed in the car park of Cleveland's RedFest Spring Festival after being struck by a car being driven by an elderly woman.

Woman jailed after luring man to his death and cutting off his penis

Court justice

Jessica Grewal A woman, who cut off a man's penis after luring him to her central Queensland home where he was sprayed with poison and beaten to death, has been jailed for nine years.

Heritage watchdog gets new members

Heritage Hotel, Rockhampton.

Tony Moore Queensland's Heritage Council has four new members in what Environment Minister Andrew Powell describes as a "revitalisation" of Queensland's 11-person heritage watchdog.

First dibs on good time at Scouts' jamboree

The 1st Mosman 1908 Scout Troop, THE BARN The birthplace of scouting in Australia  The current Scout troop in activities tonight.  Photography Brendan Esposito  smh,news,170908 SPECIALX 000000

Natalie Bochenski Maryborough will be awash with woggles for the next 10 days, as more than 11,000 Scouts gather for the 23rd Australian Jamboree.

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