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Toowoomba police say they have made more than 200 arrests since the start of a crackdown on outlaw motorcycle gangs.
Only 21 per cent of mayors in Australia are female and 7 per cent are chief executive officers, the Australian Local Government Women's Association conference in Queensland has heard.
The Australian Defence Force (ADF) has told landholders near its Darling Downs air base not to drink bore water as it tests what impact firefighting chemicals have had on local aquifers.
Queensland's biggest insurer says it is cutting insurance premiums for customers in Roma because the risk of natural disasters affecting the town has dropped.
It's been described as a 'confronting sight' but a drill site on southern Queensland's Darling Downs is there for research.
The Maranoa Mayor says gas companies will foot the bill for many of the region's road upgrades.
A historical society west of Brisbane is recreating the call to arms that prompted hundreds of local men to go to war a century ago.
A southern Queensland vinegar producer has been appointed to the newly formed Australian Grape and Wine Authority.
Two councils in drought-affected south-west Queensland are working together to keep local jobs.
The organiser of a women in local government conference says more women need to put their hand up to run in elections.
A University of Southern Queensland academic says the State Government needs to make big changes to its anti-bikie legislation.
The Darling Downs AFL (DDAFL) says it is supporting the family of a young player who collapsed during a weekend game.
The Australian Industry Group says a new report shows thousands of manufacturing jobs could be lost if the domestic need for liquefied natural gas (LNG) is ignored.
Queensland Health Minister Lawrence Springborg says the funding for a new $70 million hospital at Kingaroy largely depends on the sale of state assets.
The Outback Queensland Tourism Association (OQTA) is hoping new technology will help boost tourist numbers next year.
A south-west Queensland RSL club says a massive refurbishment of the facility will help restore confidence in the region.
The population of a tiny south-west Queensland town will swell later today, with hundreds of visitors arriving for a celebration of opals.
The new CEO of the Murweh Shire Council says he will be focusing on the development of new infrastructure for the region but flood projects have been finished.
A south-west Queensland mayor says there should be a change in the way Financial Assistance Grants are calculated to give rural councils equity.
New research reveals south-west Qld has the state’s highest proportion of melanoma cases.
The Charleville Chamber of Commerce says the closure of two major retailers in the town has nothing to do with the town or the drought.
The Balonne Shire Council says it has secured funding for a flood levee for Bollon.
Lockyer Valley Mayor Steve Jones says there will be no general rates rise for residents this year.
More than $500,000 has been allocated to Charleville's new cultural and arts centre.
Longreach Mayor Joe Owens says he is hopeful another retailer will replace a discount store set to close its doors this week.
A Kingsthorpe man is due to face court today charged over the alleged hit-and-run death of a well-known veterinarian earlier this year.
Police will prepare a prepare a report for the coroner after finding the body of an elderly man in Cooby Dam, north of Toowoomba.
A central Queensland federal MP says a controversial Federal Government report on fly-in, fly-out (FIFO) workers still has not been considered, 18 months after being tabled.
Administrators say the future for 110 employees at a southern inland contracting company is safe, despite it losing a major contract.
The search has resumed for a 73-year-old man feared drowned at Cooby Dam, north of Toowoomba, in southern Queensland.
Vegetables have started flowing to Asian countries after an industry event in far north Queensland, which linked up producers with Asian buyers.
A south-west Queensland mayor says his council has written to 20 big retailers to try and entice them to the community.
A gas company says residents and landholders have nothing to fear about its decision to expand operations.
The Queensland Resources Council (QRC) has hit out at environmental groups protesting against a new bill before State Parliament.
Australia's largest ever class action is set to start today on behalf of victims of the floods that devastated Brisbane in January 2011.
The ABC understands lawyers of affected residents and businesses will claim the operators of Wivenhoe Dam are liable for a huge compensation bill.
During the floods more than 2,000 homes in Brisbane and Ipswich were swamped and thousands more homes and businesses were affected.
Federal Agriculture Minister Barnaby Joyce has raised the prospect of stronger competition laws to protect cane growers in a battle with millers over future marketing arrangements for export sugar.
The head of the Rural Financial Counselling Service says a sharp rise in clients shows just how bad the drought is.
It has been a busy weekend for emergency crews in southern Queensland with a number of serious accidents, including a fatal crash.
The Isolated Children's Parents' Association (ICPA) says a drop in distance education enrolment numbers is an ongoing concern.
Rates are going up by 3.3 per cent in the Scenic Rim Shire west of the Gold Coast.
A union says some employees will lose up to $20,000 as a result of changes to shifts at a Darling Downs coal mine.
More weather patterns are emerging to reinforce the Bureau of Meteorology's prediction of at least a 70 per cent chance of an El Nino weather pattern developing in Spring 2014.
A formal request for a new hospital at Kingaroy has been made to the Queensland Government.
The Federal Court has formally recognised the Kullilli people as the traditional owners of 32,000 square kilometres of land in south west Queensland.