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New research shows the pay gap between men and women in the mining sector increases with seniority.
The Toowoomba Hospital Foundation is making its single biggest donation to local health authorities.
There is growing concern in Queensland, particularly among horticultural producers, that the state Government is not doing enough to manage existing pests and disease and to keep future threats out.
The Queensland Government says new water management laws will encourage growth in the agriculture and mining sectors.
The state Coal Seam Gas (CSG) Compliance Unit is encouraging more farmers to take part in a project to monitor underground water in CSG mining areas.
A south-west Queensland mayor says he is "amazed" at the interest from tourists in visiting the site of a major truck explosion on the Mitchell Highway.
Three rural fire crews have returned to monitor a large fire this morning, that had threatened properties in the South Burnett.
More firefighters will be sent to a bushfire that threatened rural properties yesterday at Teelah, in southern Queensland's South Burnett, after it was contained last night.
A south-west Queensland mayor warns projects may be delayed and staff put off if the Federal Government does not increase the money it gives councils through the Financial Assistance Grants scheme.
An airline says it has not given up on the possibility of flights between the southern inland and Sydney.
A Toowoomba financial planner says confusion over the future of financial advice (FOFA) legislation is creating more paperwork for planners and their clients.
One in five people killed in a quad bike accident in Australia is a child, and many parents are not taking safety warnings seriously, a Brisbane inquest hears.
The director of the Darling Downs Public Health Unit says obesity is placing a huge strain on the state's health services.
The weather bureau says southern Queensland could be in for more storms today but they will not be as severe.
Queensland's city turf clubs have teamed up to show some drought-stricken regions a little Christmas spirit this year.
A Toowoomba man has been charged with attempting to murder a man while he was asleep in his Gympie home.
The miners' union is warning one of the biggest threats to workers is the casualisation of the Australian resources industry.
The vice-chancellor of the University of Southern Queensland (USQ) says the China free trade agreement (FTA) will benefit the university's agricultural research.
The state Transport Minister, Scott Emerson, says long-distance passenger train services to outback Queensland will continue but the challenge will be to increase usage.
Tourism leaders say they are worried about the longer term future of outback train passenger services, after a Queensland Rail (QR) decision to retire some sleeper carriages.
A Toowoomba LNP Senator says he is consulting about whether there needs to be a Senate inquiry into the state of telecommunications in regional and remote areas.
A political analyst says he thinks it will be a big challenge for Labor to win the south-west Queensland seat of Warrego at the next state election.
The Wagner family's $200 million airport dream is finally off the ground and running west of Brisbane.
Agriculture industries in southern Queensland are buzzing with possibility after the first passenger flight from Toowoomba's new airport.
The operators of Australia's newest public airport say it has opened up southern Queensland to the rest of the country.
Budding entrepreneurs will learn how to build their own start-up technology business in Toowoomba over the weekend.
The Queensland Ombudsman has upheld the Somerset Regional Council's rejection of a solar farm in the Brisbane Valley.
A campaigner for a wind farm on southern Queensland's South Burnett says he believes the project will still go ahead, despite a lack of bipartisan agreement on renewable energy.
Grain producers and manufacturers in southern Queensland are hoping to cash in on a looming free trade agreement between Australia and China in Shanghai this week.
The vice-chancellor of the University of Southern Queensland says she is worried party politics is stifling worthwhile reform of the tertiary sector.
Australian feedlots are bulging with the highest number of cattle on feed since 2006.
Two southern Queensland women who have been organising drought relief donations say they are amazed at the ongoing support from urban areas.
A Queensland senator says he is "ashamed" about the state of telecommunication services in the bush.
The former owner and director of vegetable processing company Bunny Bites Food has told the Supreme Court in Hobart he didn't think forgery of his signature was anything to report to police.
The Western Downs Housing Trust says a five-unit housing complex opening in Chinchilla today should ease the burden of high rental prices on low income families.
The Queensland Resources Council (QRC) says pay cuts for workers in the state's coal industry will save jobs.
Police officers from regional Queensland will begin travelling to Brisbane this weekend to take part in security at the G20 leaders' summit.
The number of election commitments broken by the Abbott Government has jumped from eight to 12.
Since launching our election Promise Tracker in July, we've had requests from the audience - and the Prime Minister's office - to examine more of the Coalition's pre-election commitments.
We've added a dozen of the most popular requests into the mix. Find out how they change the Abbott Government's record.
"Building the Toowoomba Bypass is a priority for the Coalition," Nationals Leader Warren Truss told the Toowoomba Bypass Forum on February 8, 2013.
A test of Queensland Health's ability to fly an Ebola patient to Brisbane has been hailed as a complete success by chief health officer Jeannette Young.
A Darling Downs' youth group wants state and federal governments to increase funding to the youth services sector.
A Queensland farmer cuts a giant message in his field to urge G20 organisers to add climate change to the agenda for this month's leaders' summit.
A Surat Basin developer says industrial development in Chinchilla is replacing residential housing as the next boom market.
Queensland Health says an exercise mimicking an Ebola outbreak in the southern inland town of Roma will test the department's ability to respond.