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Odd spots

It is not all serious. Some of the marvellous little stories that Phil Dickie and Susan Brown just couldn't resist . . .


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Pub crocodile case hits court
Is a pub a suitably educational or natural setting for five metre crocodile? A version of this 2001 tale graced the front page of the... More>>


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Shut your trap, officer
Urban myth comes true in this gem of a tale of the speed cops getting some of their own medicine. Versions published in The Sunday Age and - with... More>>


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Most famous tree still under a legal cloud
Without a doubt, Queensland's most famous tree is one Wodyetia Bifurcata - far more familiarly known as the Foxtail Palm. It has been a... More>>


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Olive's vote
A fluke Council election result on a tiny island left the political destiny of the whole Torres Strait riding on the vote of Ms Olive Bann. Ms... More>>


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Metrosexual Machinations
Noticed those gorgeous new season colours in clunky metal earth movers? Business Acumen wriggled into the overalls, yanked on the blunnies, sat... More>>