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Huge croc caught in Fitzroy River trap

Premium Content Huge croc caught in Fitzroy River trap

The 2.5m crocodile will be rehomed at the Koorana Crocodile farm.

Why dep’t is investigating death of sea animals on Bay beach

Premium Content Why dep’t is investigating death of sea animals on Bay beach

It comes after a variety of marine animals washed up.

Amateur croc wrestler hit with formal warning

Premium Content Amateur croc wrestler hit with formal warning

The fisherman’s act of bravado has not impressed wildlife officers, who have...

Two men charged with killing a turtle off Seaforth

Premium Content Two men charged with killing a turtle off Seaforth

The lawyers want to withdraw because they want to remain neutral on cultural...

Magpie hot spots revealed as swooping season begins

Premium Content Magpie hot spots revealed as swooping season begins

HOT SPOTS: Where swooping magpies usually nest, and how to avoid the spring...

Fate of seized sanctuary animals revealed

Premium Content Fate of seized sanctuary animals revealed

It comes after an ongoing dispute about whether they were healthy

Boatie busted bringing banned animal onto Fraser Island

Premium Content Boatie busted bringing banned animal onto Fraser Island

He was one of two people fined in as many days

Visitors’ return to island could mean dingo death warrant

Premium Content Visitors’ return to island could mean dingo death warrant

Life of island resident depends on human decisions

Fury over Inskip campsite bungle

Premium Content Fury over Inskip campsite bungle

Residents slam State Government for mixed messages

Parks you still can’t visit despite relaxed restrictions

Premium Content Parks you still can’t visit despite relaxed restrictions

While most national parks have reopened, a popular swimming spot remains closed due...

‘Lurking’ legend spooks experienced anglers

Premium Content ‘Lurking’ legend spooks experienced anglers

CROC WATCH: Beaconsfield fisher warns ‘we need to be cautious of what might be...

WATCH: Croc ‘bigger than the boat’ startles fishers

Premium Content WATCH: Croc ‘bigger than the boat’ startles fishers

Four anglers in a tiny tinnie were jolted into action when a ‘massive’ croc...

Driver 'runs down' dingo on Fraser Island

Premium Content Driver 'runs down' dingo on Fraser Island

'Unfortunately the dingo was killed'

Activist challenges Mackay coal spillage investigation

Premium Content Activist challenges Mackay coal spillage investigation

Questions raised over coal contamination investigation.

Santos fined $13k for causing ‘enviornmental nuisance’

Premium Content Santos fined $13k for causing ‘enviornmental nuisance’

Santos fined after complaint lodged on flaring.

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