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If Alyssa Azar reaches the summit of Mount Everest this year, she will become the youngest Australian to reach the top of the world.
Serious failings in standard of care at some Queensland nursing homes run by Carinity show up in a Federal Government investigation.
A severe thunderstorm warning is cancelled for south-east Queensland.
A report which looks at the environmental impacts of producing beef, has found the industry made gains in reducing greenhouse gas emissions, water consumption and land use in the 30 years to 2010.
The Queensland section of the Royal Flying Doctor Service (RFDS) needs to immediately address some serious matters raised in a safety audit, Health Minister Cameron Dick says.
An MP is pushing to secure funding for a new mental health facility in the South Burnett region of southern Queensland.
Two new southern Queensland MPs are preparing to take their seats in State Parliament for the first time today.
Vanuatu agribusinesses are calling for Australians with farming expertise to help the country recover from Tropical Cyclone Pam.
Hailstones larger than cricket balls pound the town of Chinchilla in Queensland's southern inland, causing widespread damage to the area.
Nine children have drowned on rural Queensland properties since last December and a lack of water safety programs is contributing to the increase in deaths, the drowning awareness group Hannah's Foundation says.
Queensland cotton growers are pitching in to help the survivors of Tropical Cyclone Pam, which devastated the island nation of Vanuatu.
The Queensland-based Save the Bilby Fund says it has no intention of moving some of its tourist operations out of south-west Queensland.
The Western Downs Council says it is astounded at the brazenness of thieves who stole a storage shed at one if its cemeteries in southern Queensland.
A two-year-old boy drowns on a property west of Brisbane.
Scorching temperatures will greet visitors to the Toowoomba Royal Show in southern Queensland today.
A German tourist has been arrested and charged after a fatal car crash on the Granite Belt in southern Queensland.
Severe thunderstorms rolling over south-east Queensland fizzle out into nothing more than rain, the Bureau of Meteorology says.
The death of professional Queensland boxer Braydon Smith after a fight prompts the Australian Medical Association to renew its call to ban the sport.
Police say a lack of public information is making it hard to solve a spate of armed robberies in Toowoomba in southern Queensland.
Sexual health experts are hoping a two-pronged approach to HIV will help turn the tide on Queensland's rising rate of infections.
A Queensland boxer who collapsed after a bout on the weekend has died in hospital.
Queensland Police is using a new app to make it easier for people to report rural crime to a stock theft squad.
Police ramp up efforts to crack down on cattle theft after a spike across Queensland last year that amounted to millions of dollars in losses to producers.
An Indigenous medical group says it has not given up on securing funding for several major projects on southern Queensland's Darling Downs.
Queensland Health Minister Cameron Dick rules out mandatory fluoridation of the state's water supplies.
Undefeated Tasmanian boxer Luke Jackson overcomes many battles on his journey to Saturday's Australian featherweight championship fight against defending champion Will Young.
A decade ago many farmers wouldn't have even bothered carrying a mobile phone, let alone consider using it to make crucial management decisions.
The Inland Rail implementation Group says it is hoping to finalise the alignment of the Queensland section of the project by the middle of the year.
Regional parts of Queensland are beginning to bounce back from a real estate slump, the Real Estate Institute of Queensland says.
Queensland's environment department says it hopes to know by next week what has caused combustible gases to leach into soil on the Western Downs.
Queensland Speaker-elect Peter Wellington says he has asked the Premier to order an independent inquiry into the "inland tsunami" in that tore through Grantham, west of Brisbane, four years ago.
A woman has been charged after crashing her car into a house and a church in Toowoomba on southern Queensland's Darling Downs.
Health authorities say traces of legionella found in a south-west Queensland hospital's water supply should not cause alarm.
The state Environment Department says testing has confirmed there is no threat to air and water supplies at Chinchilla, in southern Queensland, after combustible gases were found in soil on nearby farms last month.
Outgoing Queensland Speaker Fiona Simpson hopes to shine a light on the women who influenced state politics through a new film.
Officers in southern Queensland will today be given new equipment to begin drug testing drivers.
A Queensland grandfather shot himself after killing his young grandson and pregnant daughter at their home near Toowoomba earlier this week, police believe.
Queensland Health announces the influenza shot will be delayed by a month due to a change in the vaccine.
Australia Post says impending changes to its service will help ensure the viability of regional post offices.
Community leaders and health authorities have come together in south-west Queensland to look at how to improve outcomes for young people and build healthier towns.
The south-east corner of Queensland swelters through an autumn scorcher as hot air moves in from long-suffering western regions. By 1:19pm AEST, Brisbane's temperature hit a sweaty 36.1C.
A south-west Queensland mayor says he hopes changes to Australia Post services will help to keep small regional post offices viable.
It is still unknown how a seven-year-old died in a suspected murder-suicide involving three people in the small rural town of Biddeston, west of Brisbane.
A pregnant woman who was among three people killed at a house in Biddeston, near Toowoomba in south-east Queensland, was shot in the head at close range, police say.