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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.
The Federal Government's yet to buy back any licences under a program to reduce water allocations in the Central Condamine catchment.
Queensland's Wild Rivers legislation has been repealed in a move the Government says will give locals more say on what level of protection is given.
The 13 rivers in Cape York and in the state's western Channel Country will now be protected under the new Regional Interest Planning Act to prevent inappropriate development going forward.
Labor, scientists, and environmentalists, however, worry the environment will suffer under the changes.
The Toowoomba Chamber of Commerce says the marketing of the rollout of the National Broadband Network (NBN) has not been handled well.
CS Energy insists it will be able to complete a major solar power installation at its Darling Downs power station, despite ongoing technical problems.
Toowoomba doctors Roger and Jill Guard have been remembered as dedicated doctors and "beautiful" people at a memorial service in their home town.
The couple were returning from a European holiday and a medical conference on flight MH17 when it was shot down over Ukraine on July 18.
About 1,000 people paid their respects to the Guards at Toowoomba's Empire Theatre on Sunday afternoon.
High-profile Queensland barrister Walter Sofronoff QC has walked away from a plane crash at Toowoomba on the Darling Downs.
Two western Queenslanders have been named as ambassadors of the Queensland Plan.
About 1,500 people in Toowoomba are expected to turn out on Sunday to remember a couple killed in last month's Malaysia Airlines plane crash in Ukraine.
Queensland is facing an obesity crisis in its regional areas, where almost 70 per cent of the population is overweight or obese.
A lawyer representing a family affected by the possible contamination of bores near the Oakey Army Aviation Base says property values could drop as a result of the ongoing controversy.
A regional research group says Queensland councils need to diversify to generate growth.
Three local councils in Queensland's south will focus on enforcing state legislation, to ensure farmers are taking "reasonable" steps to control pests on their land.
While Queensland's crime crackdown is increasing the number of prisoners in the state's jails, a new education program could help to stop them reoffending in the future.
Queensland recently announced it would spend $61 million expanding its prisons, and the number of people in prison or remand rose by 16 per cent over the last year.
The state was also investing heavily in police recruitment, but as that heavy "front-end" investment was made to reduce crime, the developers of a small, federally-funded education program hope to have an even bigger impact.
The University of Southern Queensland has found a way to deliver online university and tertiary preparation courses in prisons where inmates cannot access the internet.
The Scenic Rim Mayor believes he can secure funding for a bypass around the town of Beaudesert.
Residents on the Darling Downs say they have been left with more questions than answers after meeting with the Australian Defence Force (ADF) about possible groundwater contamination near an Army base.
Two Australian states are short of milk, and it's being trucked over vast distances to meet the demand.
The Toowoomba Chamber of Commerce and Industry says the Department of Main Roads should have better communicated road closures on the Toowoomba Range.
Organisers say a careers expo in the southern inland is designed to encourage more young people to stay and work at home.
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.