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The Queensland Competition Authority says new solar feed-in tariffs for regional areas will make electricity pricing fairer for all customers.
A Queensland police Inspector says he hopes a song he wrote will remind the community of the sacrifices officers make.
A University of Southern Queensland academic says most sectors of the economy should not fear the falling Australian dollar.
The Health Minister has welcomed the appointment of a permanent chief executive at the South-West Hospital and Health Service.
Children under 16 should not be allowed to ride quad bikes, says deputy coroner John Lock.
Queensland's legal brothel industry has experienced a resurgence after a decade of almost static growth, but the state is resisting pressure to legalise outcalls.
Several of the Queensland Reds will be forced to put mateship aside when Brisbane City and Queensland Country meet in the NRC.
A group of residents in southern inland Queensland are challenging a council's decision to allow waste generated by the gas industry to be dumped in an open pond.
Graziers in central-west Queensland say they fear the region's sheep and wool sector will not survive an onslaught of wild dogs unless a new control fence is built.
Thousands of visitors are expected on the Darling Downs today as Toowoomba's Carnival of Flowers begins.
European subsidies are weighing on the minds of Scottish farmers, as they prepare to vote on independence tonight.
Three rural councils are taking part in a trial program designed to give residents a better online experience.
Toowoomba's Islamic Society says local Muslims are being more cautious with their safety because of the ongoing crisis in Iraq.
Queensland police are cracking down on people who use disabled parking illegally.
The Main Roads Department says it will take more than a month to construct a side track around the site of a truck explosion in south-west Queensland.
A new Australian opera inspired by the resilience and courage of Queenslanders during the 2011 floods will have its debut this week in the state's capital.
A Queensland Indigenous school has hired its own chef to counteract increasing problems with childhood obesity and learning difficulties.
The Darling Downs Hospital and Health Service has disputed Queensland Nurses Union (QNU) figures showing more cuts in the number of health workers.
Almost 100,000 properties across Queensland have been identified as high risk for bushfires, with emergency services urging people to prepare for the season ahead.
A Queensland man who lost his parents in the MH17 disaster says he believes those who caused the plane crash will always deny responsibility.
Authorities have now put diversions in place around the site of last week's truck explosion in south-west Queensland.
A southern Queensland mayor says farmers will welcome further drought assistance if the Federal Government offers it.
New laws introduced in Queensland will change how anti-mining groups and landholders can object to mining projects.
The number of cigarette smokers aged between 25 and 34 rises dramatically in Queensland.
A south-west Queensland Mayor says local businesses will struggle while authorities try to find a traffic diversion around a recent truck explosion.
The Rural Doctors Association of Australia (RDAA) says a scheme establishing community-run GP clinics does not deal with the underlying barriers of enticing doctors to rural areas.
A former Queensland school principal thinks politicians need to do more to get youngsters engaged in agriculture.
Investigators have been granted access to the site of a catastrophic truck crash and explosion that injured eight people south of Charleville in south-west Queensland.
The truck driver, two fire officers, and two passers-by remain in hospital with serious injuries, while three other rescue workers were recovering at their homes in Charleville.
Emergency crews have described the scene as "war zone", with the explosion leaving a five-metre-wide crater in the landscape.
A two-kilometre exclusion zone was declared after the truck, carting more than 50 tonnes of ammonium nitrate, crashed and rolled about 10:00pm (AEST) on Friday.
The site of an ammonia truck explosion near Charleville in Queensland's south-west is still too unsafe for authorities to enter, Queensland Fire and Rescue Service (QFRS) says.
An exclusion zone remains in place at the scene of the blast, which occurred after a truck carting more than 50 tonnes of ammonium nitrate crashed and rolled about 10:00pm (AEST) on Friday.
Eight men, including a police officer and four firefighters, were injured in the blast, which police said was so powerful it "disintegrated" the truck, destroyed two firefighting vehicles and two bridges and blew a hole in the Mitchell Highway.
The Queensland Trucking Association (QTA) said the road damage would cause big problems for the national transport and heavy vehicle industry.
The Chamber of Commerce and Industry Queensland says new flights to Toowoomba will boost business in the region.
A gas company says the industry is watching as the Queensland Government decides whether to approve an underground coal gasification (UCG) project on the Western Downs.
Parents of a mentally impaired woman convicted of shoplifting say Queensland's laws need to be changed to give magistrates the power to make assessments on intellectual impairments.
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.