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Accused croc killer deserves award: Katter

Federal MP Bob Katter believes the man accused of shooting dead a 5.2 metre saltwater crocodile should receive a "humanity award" instead of being prosecuted.

Man charged over death of giant Queensland croc

Three months after the carcass of a 5.2-metre crocodile was found near Rockhampton, police have charged a man over the killing of the reptile.

Croc giant's killer still at large, $5000 bounty unclaimed

The Rockhampton crocodile murderer is still at large two months after the victim's 5.2-metre body was discovered.

$5000 bounty on croc killer after giant 5.2-metre reptile shot in central Qld

A massive 5.2-metre saltwater crocodile has been found shot dead in central Queensland, which locals describe as the largest-ever carcass pulled from the river in the area.

Giant 5.2-metre croc shot dead in central Queensland

The reptile was found in the Fitzroy River at Rockhampton on Thursday with the bullet still in its head.

Convicted murderer seeks parole amid claims of innocence

A convicted murderer and rapist who maintains his innocence after more than a quarter of a century behind bars has been given another chance to argue his way out of a Queensland prison.

Butcher had one-hour window to kill friend: court

An experienced halal butcher charged with murder had a one-hour window in which to decapitate his friend and dispose of his body, a court has heard.

Amazing photos highlight dangerous life of Kimberley sawfish

An astonishing photograph has provided an arresting illustration to new Murdoch University research on the dangerous life of the critically endangered sawfish of the state's Kimberley region. 

Rockhampton flood recedes, roads reopen, rubbish trucks at the ready

Rockhampton is keeping up its clean-up effort after floodwaters swamped the central Queensland city last week.

Cyclone Debbie response to be reviewed as Rockhampton residents start clean-up

A major review has been ordered into how Queensland emergency services responded to Tropical Cyclone Debbie, as Rockhampton started to clean-up on Sunday.

Treading water, she was ready to say goodbye but her horse had one kick left

Danina Ward had been treading water for more than half an hour desperately trying to keep her horse's head above the surface when her partner turned to her and told her it was OK to say goodbye to the thoroughbred.

Premier commits to permanent Rockhampton levees as floodwaters slowly recede

The Premier has committed to funding permanent flood levees in Rockhampton and threw down the challenge to the federal government to follow suit on Friday.

Fake cancer sufferer Belle Gibson ordered to pay $30,000 in court costs

Disgraced health personality Belle Gibson has to pay $30,000 towards the legal costs of Consumer Affairs Victoria and has been banned from making deceptive claims about her health in connection with wellbeing advice.

SES receives no emergency calls as Fitzroy River peaks

Rockhampton residents, who knew about the flooding event last week, were prepared as the slow-moving flood moved across the city and affected hundreds of homes.

Body found in shallow grave confirmed as Sam Thompson

Samuel Thompson's grieving parents have been given confirmation a body found in bush north of Brisbane was their slain son.