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Two Islanders hanged for murdering swagman

Pacific Islanders Miore and Narasemai were hanged at Boggo Road Gaol in 1895 for the murder of swagman Francis Macartney at Avondale.

Council warns about officers being impersonated

Bundaberg Regional Council is urging residents to report any suspicious behaviour following two recent acts of officer impersonation.

Credit card fraud risk for online retailers

Queensland Computers in Bundaberg say nearly 10 per cent of online orders are fraudulent, involving the use of stolen credit cards.

Alleged art scam brushes Bundaberg

The Bundaberg daughter of prominent Australian artist Noel Wood has questioned the authenticity of several works purportedly by her father that were to be auctioned.

Billy Broome hanged in 1900 for killing 13yo girl

The last person from the Bundaberg Region to be hanged was Billy Broome in 1900 for the murder of a 13-year-old girl he denied committing.

Cyber criminals ransom Bundaberg businesses

Bundaberg Now technology writer, Geoff Augutis says several local businesses have been victims of ransomware attacks in recent months.

Can you help locate stolen bore pipe trailer?

Bundaberg Police are seeking assistance to help locate a stolen custom-built commercial bore pipe trailer.

Police: have you seen this bulldozer?

Police are appealing to the public for help in locating a stolen bulldozer which was taken from a local campsite late last year.

Second boy charged after zoo attack

Bundaberg Police have charged a 15-year-old boy with two counts of animal cruelty and trespassing after an emu was attacked at Alexandra Park Zoo.

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