• Australia’s worst serial killer: The crimes of Billy Fraser
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    NATIONAL: The Australian frontier produced bugger all in the way of memorable characters. Enter William ‘Billy’ Fraser… CHRIS MUNRO recounts the forgotten story of a Queenslander who can rightly claim the ghoulish mantle of the world’s third worst mass murderer in history.

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    NATIONAL: Some historians have labelled it the birth of democracy in Australia and some, civil disobedience. But most Australians wouldn't know the hidden Aboriginal story behind Victoria's infamous Eureka Stockade, writes CHRIS MUNRO*.

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Queensland’s Fantome history

QLD: In 1945 seven year-old Joe Eggmolesse was diagnosed with Leprosy. He was taken from his family under police escort, transported by rail and sea over a thousand kilometres to Fantome Island where he was to be incarcerated for the next ten years.

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