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  1. More than 250 producers and representatives from south-east Queensland businesses depart Toowoomba's Wellcamp Airport on the first international passenger flight from the region, with hopes to build trade relations with China.

  2. Vaccinating horses against Hendra virus should not be made compulsory, despite the deaths of 77 horses and four people since 1994, a Queensland parliamentary committee finds.

  3. The Queensland Treasurer says a slight drop in unemployment shows the Government's economic plan is working, but the Opposition says it is just a sign people are giving up the hunt for work.

  4. A new plan for housing and infrastructure in south-east Queensland will ignore warnings about an over-supply of units and apartments,while trying to unlock land set aside for development.

  5. Drivers in Queensland could be issued with infringement notices via email or text message with new e-ticketing technology being used from today.

  6. Queensland education advocates are backing the State Government's decision to postpone an overhaul of the senior school assessment system, a move that has been condemned by the LNP.

  7. Queensland coal seam gas operator QGC is issued an Environmental Protection Order (EPO)over allegations noise levels are too high at a Western Downs project.

  8. New analysis shows coal mines in Queensland's Galilee Basin, including Adani's giant Carmichael mine, will be granted $100 million worth of free groundwater, a report by progressive think tank The Australia Institute finds.

  9. Almost 12,500 properties in south-east Queensland are without power after a storm hit Brisbane and the Lockyer Valley this afternoon, bringing rain and damaging wind gusts.

  10. Hundreds of Oakey residents rally against the negative publicity they say is hurting the town, as it deals with the fallout from a Defence base contamination.

  11. The Fair Work ombudsman releases a damning report into the experiences of 417 working holiday visa holders, revealing serious exploitation of some backpackers.

  12. A man has been charged with murder after another man was found dead with a gunshot wound on the Darling Downs, police say.

  13. A former ice addict has described how his life spiralled out of control when he began using and selling methamphetamine, as the community of St George bands together to ensure addicts get the resources needed to get their lives back on track.

  14. The mayor of a Queensland city leads a rally of men pledging to create a city free from porn.

  15. A damning Queensland Audit Office report finds the majority of the state's local governments will soon be unable to maintain roads, water, pipes and sewerage.

  16. Domestic violence orders will apply for a minimum of five years, and Queensland Government and community groups can share information about violent offenders under new laws passed overnight.

  17. Australia's first privately-built airport announces a weekly international freight service to begin next month.

  18. Nurse Caitlin Brassington speaks to News 24 after a social media post she made defending her career as a nurse attracted a flood of support.
  19. Queensland nurse Caitlin Brassington writes an open letter to a woman who called her "just a nurse" at a corner store after a busy shift.

  20. Queensland's Mines Minister Anthony Lynham dismisses environmental criticism of his decision to invoke special powers to hurry along Adani's $21.7 billion Carmichael coal and rail project in the Galilee Basin.

  21. The Queensland Government declares Adani's Carmichael coal mine project in western Queensland to be "critical infrastructure" in a bid to fast-track its remaining approvals.

  22. A protest by traditional owners forces work to stop on the Toowoomba Second Range Crossing development.

  23. The Queensland Premier and one of Queensland largest hospitality groups say primary producers need to start work now if they want to supply the multi-billion dollar Queens Wharf project with their produce.
  24. The Queensland Premier and one of Queensland largest hospitality groups say primary producers need to start work now if they want to supply the multi-billion dollar Queens Wharf project with their produce.
  25. The Queensland Premier and one of Queensland's largest hospitality groups say primary producers need to start work now if they want to supply the multi-billion dollar Queens Wharf project in Brisbane with their produce.

  26. A teenager has been critically injured in a three-car crash on the Darling Downs, which led to the closure of a highway for a short time in both directions west of Brisbane.

  27. The safety of Queensland bus drivers is under review amid concern that 350 drivers have been assaulted across the state in the past six months.

  28. The parents of a Queensland man who had his testes removed after he died so his partner could one day apply to use the sperm to fall pregnant, say they have been devastated by the ordeal.

  29. A GM cotton trial in the Kimberley's Ord Irrigation Scheme has been destroyed just prior to harvest, under instructions from the company Bayer.

  30. Queensland farmers welcome an end to uncertainty about the Federal Government's ill-fated backpacker tax policy, but some are worried the damage is already done.

  31. The Federal Health Department is not changing its health advice on a defence base firefighting chemical, despite a United Nations toxins committee linking the chemical to serious diseases.

  32. A long-kept secret to keeping grass green helps Bob and Val Ford take out the gardening competition at Toowoomba's Carnival of Flowers for the second year in a row.

  33. Objections to the development of large-scale poultry farms are becoming increasingly vocal among land owners in the Scenic Rim region, south-west of Brisbane.

  34. The Pokemon Go concept has arrived on farm in a new augmented reality app.

  35. Australia's record chickpea crop is in jeopardy after heavy rain in some key cropping areas.

  36. More Queensland doctors and nurses will use body-worn cameras, CCTV cameras will be upgraded and more security officers will be hired to reduce physical and verbal violence against health workers.

  37. A mild and wet winter in the garden city means many plants flowered early, but gardeners have still put on a colourful show for Toowoomba's annual Carnival of Flowers.

  38. A Queensland doctor dealing with the fallout from a defence base contamination issue says claims the contaminant causes serious health effects are a "myth", despite warnings to avoid it.

  39. The Oakey Meatworks on Queensland's Darling Downs is using Australian-first technology to take wastewater from the processing floor and use it to partly power its own plant.

  40. A State Government deal to give police extensive access to Queensland Rail security cameras earns the ire of the Council for Civil Liberties.