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Maranoa MP Bruce Scott says some farmers are not claiming the Farm Household Allowance because they are reluctant to go into a Centrelink office.
One of the nation's pioneer women aviators will be remembered at a memorial service in Brisbane today.
A Darling Downs' training provider says new national employment figures highlight how tough it is for young people to get full-time work locally.
A small south-west Queensland town is hoping for a big economic boost today, thanks to travellers heading west.
Police are investigating the cause of a fire at a Lockyer Valley high school.
The Queensland Government wants people to vote on how $30 million will be spent on public transport.
Queensland Health Minister Lawrence Springborg says more than $160 million would be saved if people did not burden hospital emergency departments with minor ailments.
The South Burnett council has moved to support a waste recycling project in Cherbourg.
People living in Queensland's Indigenous communities now have the option of private home and land ownership under new freehold laws.
Investigations are continuing after a truck crash that killed a 50-year-old Proston man yesterday.
A Queensland vet has confirmed that rabies-like viruses can spread to domestic animals following the discovery of two horses that had contracted Australian bat lyssavirus (ABLV).
A non-profit group says it wants to create at least 500 jobs for Indigenous people in the Toowoomba region over the next four years.
The Isolated Children's Parents' Association (ICPA) says increasing language studies will be difficult for Queensland's rural and remote schools.
Fire has destroyed a chemical processing factory in the South Burnett overnight.
A system that tracks the number of ambulances on the road at any one time in Queensland has been made public.
The Western Downs Mayor says he wants to ensure mining companies continue to reinvest in the communities they work in.
A tiny town in south-west Queensland is about to get its first treated town water supply.
Farmers say coal seam gas companies are driving dirty equipment onto their properties and spreading weeds that are destroying their livelihoods.
The Lockyer Valley Mayor says the council deserves to get a reasonable slice of new Royalties for the Regions funding.
Nurses at a South Burnett private hospital will stop work today over pay negotiations.
Police say they have few clues to the death of a Hong Kong national killed in an apparent hit-and-run crash two years ago.
Lifeline says it is expecting its new couples counselling service to be popular in southern Queensland.
The Royal Flying Doctor Service says a new facility in Roma officially opening today will help improve patient safety.
Rubbish collection services have been halted in many parts of the country after Australia's largest waste management firm grounded its entire fleet.
A new Bill designed to streamline Queensland resources legislation has been described as an 'acid bath for the rights of the landholder'.
The Fire and Emergency Service says finding permanent residents to become auxiliary firefighters in the state's south is proving a challenge.
Investigations are underway into a fire that destroyed a house on the Darling Downs this morning.
Two men have been recognised for their bravery during a flood that swept through Roma two years ago.
On the eve of what many hope will be a good drenching for the lower half of Queensland, much of the state's south-east corner is now drought declared.
It is raining on parched communities in Queensland's outback, some of which have not seen a drop in half a year.
Queensland's south-east is added to the official drought list, meaning farmers in the region may qualify for assistance.
Bilby droppings are being used by scientists who have pioneered a new technique to measure stress levels of the endangered marsupial.
"You don't see a supermodel go walking down the catwalk with hairy legs," says dairy exhibitor Rob Lindsay at the Ekka.
Opal miners in the state's west say while rising costs of production and exploration are stifling their sector, the Queensland boulder opal continues to attract international interest.
It is almost show time for hundreds of ordinary Queenslanders-turned-opera singers starring in local productions of Giacomo Puccini's La Boheme.
As outback Queensland farmers face the likelihood of another failed wet season, inland communities closer to the coast are experiencing their second-driest year on record.
In the past 12 months a large swathe of land, from Bundaberg in south-east Queensland, west to Roma and south to Coffs Harbour in NSW, received just 41 per cent of its usual rainfall.
Weather bureau climatologist Blair Trewin said 552 millimetres had fallen in that region, 378mm less than the long-term average.
A Western Downs' hotel has been fined for selling drinks to a man who later died from alcohol poisoning.
A Dalby businessman says a smartphone application helping to beat driver fatigue will target miners in the Surat Basin.
A law firm is gauging interest in a class action against the Australian Defence Force (ADF) over possible water contamination near a base on the Darling Downs.