Eastern brown tries to slide in on poll action

THIS slippery fellow caused a bit of a stir when he nearly forgot to vote for his next Maryborough state member.

Voters at St Helens State School were shocked to see a deadly Eastern Brown Snake make its way across the school's carpark on Saturday afternoon.

CLICK HERE FOR MORE 2017 STATE ELECTION COVERAGE

The snake was lured into the garden away from wary voters before a local catcher was called to remove him from the polling booth.

SLITHERING ALONG: An Eastern Brown that clearly forgot to vote makes its way to the St Helens State School polling booth. It was later removed from the grounds.
SLITHERING ALONG: An Eastern Brown that clearly forgot to vote makes its way to the St Helens State School polling booth. It was later removed from the grounds. Contributed

No-one was injured.


Alleged supermarket bust up under investigation by Roma cops

Premium Content Alleged supermarket bust up under investigation by Roma cops

Roma police are appealing for witnesses to come forward following an alleged...

Opera at Jimbour returns as part of world first music event

Premium Content Opera at Jimbour returns as part of world first music event

One of the Western Downs’ highly anticipated heritage events will return for a...

WORLD FIRST: Charleville will be part of statewide festival

Premium Content WORLD FIRST: Charleville will be part of statewide festival

Charleville has been listed part of a world-first music festival in a bid to...