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A Darling Downs coal activist group has launched a legal challenge against the proposed expansion of the Acland coal mine.
Towns across Queensland's south-east region are being hit by storms, but Brisbane misses much of the rainfall.
The Queensland Rural Fire Service says fires on parts of the state's coast will burn hotter and faster this season due to the ongoing dry.
The State Government is consulting Aboriginal people in south-west Queensland this week for their take on water usage in the region.
A Toowoomba academic has taken out the Premier's Prize at this year's Queensland Literary Awards.
Police give the all-clear after an "explosive" device found near a Toowoomba bottle shop prompted an emergency declaration, with several streets in the Darling Downs city cordoned off.
Cattle prices have lost around 20 cents per kilogram at sales in Toowoomba on the Darling Downs.
It is a testing time for wool growers and cotton farmers with the price of both commodities sliding in the past month, and there are a number of factors playing into the decline.
The discovery of a feral pig munching on a cannabis plant leads police to arrest a man allegedly growing the drug on Queensland's Darling Downs.
Businesses across Toowoomba and the Surat Basin region have experienced a drop in performance over the past six months but their confidence for the future is strong, according to a new report.
A lawyer representing Oakey residents affected by a chemical contamination at the local Army aviation base says more testing needs to be carried out, after the release of recent blood tests.
The former owner of the Grantham quarry is considering his legal options as an inquiry finds it did not contribute to the town's deadly 2011 floods.
The Grantham Floods Commission of Inquiry rules the Grantham quarry played little role in the deadly 2011 flood and its owners were unjustly blamed.
The heavy transport industry in Oakey, on southern Queensland's Darling Downs, is calling for the construction of a second rail crossing in the town, to improve safety.
A Darling Downs' community is reeling after two fatal crashes on the same stretch of road within hours of each other.
A Toowoomba rehabilitation clinic says 'ice' addicts now make up nearly 60 per cent of people it treats.
Andrew Johns has insisted he did not pass out at Toowoomba airport after the Nine Network dumped the rugby league great from Sunday's grand final broadcast.
An annual rugby league carnival held to showcase the talents of Queensland's young Indigenous players goes sugar, alcohol and tobacco free to promote healthier lifestyle choices.
An expert panel has recommended no new 100 per cent fly-in, fly-out (FIFO) mines be approved in Queensland.
Police have charged a 30-year-old man with trafficking and supplying dangerous drugs after a major operation targeting the drug 'ice' on southern Queensland's Darling Downs.
Queensland's Environment Department did not charge energy giant Santos over a massive oil spill in 2013, despite having the evidence to do so, it is revealed.
Most residents who responded to a survey in the South Burnett region of southern Queensland say they do not want Syrian asylum seekers to resettle in the area.
Regional hospitals in Queensland have released their annual reports, with many showing a reduction in waiting lists, despite facing increasing demands and financial pressure.
Acting Premier Curtis Pitt denies the Queensland Government is preparing to backtrack on an election pledge by keeping controversial water reforms designed to help big mining operations.
Some members of GrainGrowers Limited are concerned about the proxy voting system, after the re-election of two board members in Toowoomba.
The South Burnett Mayor says Pulse Health has agreed to keep open the doors of Kingaroy's only private hospital until the licence can be transferred.
The Queensland Labor Government is set to backtrack on an election pledge by keeping controversial water reforms designed to help big mining operations.
A group of south-west Queensland councils has written to the Deputy Prime Minister expressing their dismay at Quilpie Shire's exclusion from Federal Government drought funding.
Strong demand from Asia is seeing the value of Australia's nut industry soar towards the $1 billion mark.
Australian farmers need to embrace foreign investment if they want to grow their businesses and crack the Chinese market, according to one Asia expert.
Rural families urged to be vigilant against risk of drowning in inland waterways, with deaths among children under the age of 10 on the rise.
An elderly couple and their female friend believed to have been on their way home from a church meeting are killed in a multi-vehicle crash in Queensland's Lockyer Valley.