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Queensland Treasurer Tim Nicholls has blamed poor scheduling for a decision to cancel a public meeting in the south-west to discuss the possible sale of state assets.
The father of a Toowoomba teenager aiming to be the youngest Australian to climb Mount Everest says it is not clear if the expedition will go ahead.
The wool market saw a dramatic change in fortune last week, posting the largest weekly rise in seven months.
A Queensland teenager hoping to become the youngest Australian to climb Mount Everest will continue her trek despite an avalanche that has killed at least 13 people.
Some climbers have abandoned their mission up the 8,848-metre summit since Friday's avalanche, but Queensland's Alyssa Azar, 17, is determined to continue.
Ms Azar has already climbed some of the world's major peaks, including Mount Kilimanjaro, and if successful will become the second youngest woman ever to climb Mount Everest.
A social media page to try and connect former residents of a south-west Queensland town has led to a major reunion event this weekend.
The former head of a coal gasification company is accusing the Queensland Government of double standards over regulating the underground coal gasification (UCG) industry.
Police say they have spoken to a man seen in closed-circuit TV footage with a woman just hours before her body was found in a river at Goondiwindi on Queensland's southern border.
Landholders say they've only recently been told about harm allegedly caused by an experimental coal gasification plant.
The Toowoomba Regional Council has decided to build two controversial flood detention basins in the city's south.
A new mobile mental health program to connect with young people who fall through the gaps of traditional services has been funded on the Darling Downs.
The Rural Doctors Association of Queensland (RDAQ) says getting nurses to perform more procedures may not help smaller country practices.
The Chamber of Commerce and Industry Queensland (CCIQ) says penalty rates are becoming an issue of increasing concern for its members.
The State Government says there is no threat to local water sources, despite charging a company with causing environmental harm at a coal gasification site on the Western Downs in southern Queensland.
Southern Queensland Country Tourism (SQCT) says some businesses have elected to close over the Easter holidays to avoid paying penalty rates to employees.
The Maranoa Regional Council says it understands why commercial flights between Roma and Toowoomba have been suspended.
The federal Department of the Environment says a gas company's financial history will not be considered in its application to build a liquefied natural gas (LNG) plant in north Queensland.
A Hong Kong-based company wants to spend about $100 million to pipe gas from the Cooper Basin to the Abbot Point port in north Queensland for export to Asian markets.
A study has been launched to find out how to improve retention rates for people with disabilities studying at university.
Lifeline says the Queensland Government should consider outsourcing child protection services to the not-for-profit sector.
A Toowoomba doctor says the dispute between the medical fraternity and the Queensland Government over contracts for senior doctors has hurt morale.
The State Government plans to roll out mobile treatment teams for children with mental health issues in regional Queensland.
A man has been injured in a skydiving accident near Goondiwindi on Queensland's southern border.
An oil and gas analyst says resource companies would have to overcome major logistical hurdles to develop projects in Queensland's north and south-west.
Queenslanders will get to have their say on possible asset sales, when the State Government begins a series of public meetings next week.
A mine worker in Queensland's southern inland has been arrested for allegedly trying to import illegal stun guns into Australia.
As farmers prepare to plant this year's winter crop, a group of Southern Queensland growers are trying to create a form of insurance for the input costs that go into producing it.
Coles denies it's misled the public, despite getting a reprimand from the competition watchdog about its milk price discounting ad.
Telstra says the impending rollout of the National Broadband Network (NBN) in the Somerset region is not causing the telco to delay infrastructure upgrades.
The State Government has released more land in Queensland's west for petroleum and gas exploration.
Outback Queensland tourism operators are hoping an early influx of visitors will help regional economies struggling due to the drought.
A man struck by lightning during wild storms in south-east Queensland yesterday is recovering in Ipswich hospital, west of Brisbane.
A retiring western Queensland diabetes specialist says treatment in the bush is not keeping pace with a growth in the condition.
A council in Queensland's southern inland is investigating whether methane found in a town's water supply is coming from nearby coal seam gas (CSG) wells.
The man who made Cunnamulla's famous 'Cunnamulla Fella' statue and 'The Pioneer' statue in the Northern Territory says plans are well underway to honour another outback legend, Aboriginal artist Albert Namatjira.
Police say early morning walkers may hold clues to an unsolved murder in Goondiwindi last month in southern Queensland.
A Queensland Senator has raised concerns about the lack of a survey looking at the state of rural Queensland's finances.
Scenic Rim Mayor John Brent has defended the council's decision to cut staff, despite its good financial outlook.
A former firefighter says attracting enough volunteers continues to be a problem that affects the service in rural areas.
Police say a fire that destroyed a house on the Darling Downs overnight is not being treated as suspicious.
The Real Estate Institute of Queensland (REIQ) says the local housing industry is showing no signs of overheating, despite a sharp rise in sales and prices.
School students at Charleville, in Queensland's south-west, have combined to release a new song and mini-musical documentary about their town and aspirations.
The Queensland Government says it is considering building up to eight new dams in the south-east.
Staff retention and professional development are expected to be some of the issues discussed when midwives across Queensland hold their first rural midwifery forum today.
Local community leaders say the rural town of Kilcoy, north-west of Brisbane, is struggling to recover from drought and a huge downturn in business.