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Education providers have signed an agreement to increase cooperation across the Queensland-New South Wales border.
The South Burnett Council says the loss of more than $1.8 million in federal funding this year has resulted in a rate rise.
Health Minister Lawrence Springborg says a decision to improve health services in one south-west Queensland town is part of a commitment to guarantee health services for rural communities.
The Southern Downs town of Allora will be serviced by four doctors by the new year.
A livestock trucking firm has criticised the timing of roadworks on the Cunningham Highway on Queensland's Southern Downs after a 300-tonne boulder that fell on Tuesday blocked the road in both directions.
South-west Queensland mayors say the State Government should come clean on any plan it has to buy more land in the region to convert to national parks.
A teenager who climbed between hotel balconies at schoolies celebrations on Queensland's Gold Coast will be on a good behaviour bond for the next 12 months.
A giant fallen boulder blocking the Cunningham Highway on Queensland's Southern Downs is continuing to impact local businesses.
A South Burnett mayor says attitudes about hiring Indigenous workers need to change to create sustainable job opportunities.
Authorities now say the Cunningham Highway on Queensland's southern Darling Downs will remain closed at least until the weekend.
A developer says decision-makers have to ensure that Queensland does not become the poor cousin of the Inland Rail Project.
A 300-tonne boulder has fallen onto the Cunningham Highway south-west of Brisbane and blocked the road in both directions.
The Queensland Transport Minister says he is confident private investors can be found to help fund Toowoomba's second range crossing.
The Queensland resources sector says despite the coal industry downturn, its regional spending is at an all-time high.
A grain grower from one of the most marginal cropping regions in Queensland has won Jason Rae Memorial Grain Grower of the Year award.
A south-west Queensland mayor says current drought assistance measures do not go far enough.
The Southern Downs Council says it wants to move a section of the wild dog barrier fence because it keeps getting washed away during floods.
The RACQ says it will use a tour of Queensland's inland highways to assess the suitability of roadwork speed limits.
The Urban Development Institute of Australia (UDIA) says it welcomes the streamlining of the development planning process in Queensland.
More storm activity in Queensland's drought-stricken west is forecast, as some graziers celebrate the first decent rain they have seen in more than a year.
Federal MP Bruce Scott says a waste treatment plant in Queensland's southern inland should be on property owned by the coal seam gas (CSG) industry.
The first of 40 drought mental health workshops will begin today in Charleville.
A Toowoomba support group says there is a definite need to improve job opportunities for people with mental illness.
Fifty-eight drivers have been charged with a range of offences during a traffic blitz in Toowoomba, including running red lights and using a mobile phone while driving.
While many schools are wrapping up for the year, one early childhood education facility in south-west Queensland is being officially unveiled.
A class action will go ahead over property damage from the 2011 floods in south-east Queensland.
Continued fallout from the live export trade to Indonesia is one reason why the number of cattle sent to feedlots jumped earlier this year, but over the last few months numbers have fallen away
The Transport Workers Union says workplace health and safety officials should investigate all trucking fatalities.
Health officials say they are replacing 74-year-old water pipes in the Charleville Hospital because they are contributing to the building's legionella problem.
The chief executive of the South-West Hospital and Health Board in southern Queensland has had his court case adjourned until next early next year.
A program that links volunteers with outback families across Queensland is to be suspended due to funding problems, but it is hoped it will be reinstated next year.
A 22-year-old Toowoomba man was remanded in custody yesterday for allegedly breaking into a home on Queensland's Gold Coast and setting it alight.
The Together union says there is deep community concern over the sacking of Queensland's Parliamentary Crime and Misconduct Committee (PCMC) last week.
Murweh Shire Mayor Denis Cook says kangaroos are eating grass matting that is designed to hold Charleville's flood levee together.
Thousands of abandoned bore holes dot the southern Queensland landscape after years of resource exploration.
A report on mine safety in Queensland has shown contract workers are more likely than full-time employees to die at work.
As Queensland's Cabinet prepares to meet in Toowoomba, Premier Campbell Newman says he needs to sell his Government's achievements more as unions launch a campaign to unseat some MPs at the next election.
sSunflowers in full bloom would have to be one of the most striking crops you'll drive past.
A man has been charged over deaths of three men who drank suspected toxic homemade grappa, a strong grape-based alcoholic drink, on Queensland's Granite Belt.
Quad bikes have been the main killer on farms in the past two years and as a result farm safety experts are pushing for roll bars to be fitted to all vehicles.
A business lobby group says it will push southern Queensland's economic credentials when State Cabinet meets in Toowoomba on the weekend.