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  1. For Renata McDonald, getting rid of her unwanted houseguests required an apiarist, a builder and a lot of patience.

  2. Can't afford both house and land? One young couple chose the house first, land later, option.

  3. From edible flower petals to crowdfunding purchases of ethical meat for city consumers, regional businesses share their online marketing experience.

  4. Deputy Prime Minister Barnaby Joyce supports the rollout of more refugee programs in regional areas.

  5. Human remains found on a property in Queensland's Granite Belt last week are identified as the those of Gold Coast man Jamie Hardgraves, who had been missing for about six months.

  6. Fashion companies experimenting with wool has helped drive prices to their highest levels in five years.

  7. Two homes in south-east Queensland were destroyed by fire during yesterday's super cell storms, which also overturned caravans and saw a teenager struck by lightning.

  8. A man hit and killed by an Uber that was bringing his wife home after a night out in Toowoomba appears to have been lying asleep in his driveway, Queensland police say.

  9. Neighbours find a human skeleton in a sitting position leaning against a tree near Stanthorpe, south-west of Brisbane.

  10. A cattle train pulled into an Oakey abattoir today for the first time in 23 years, signalling the start of a boom for Queensland's livestock industry.

  11. When Toowoomba bus driver David Guscott arrives home, he heads straight to his back shed to follow his passion of making music.

  12. Severe-to-extreme heatwave conditions are forecast for central andsouthern Queensland and northern NSW this weekend, with temperatures forecast to crack 40 degrees Celsius in some parts.

  13. Parents of at-risk children in Queensland will face mandatory random drug testing under a new policy introduced by the Government, but the Opposition says the policy misses the mark.

  14. When Toowoomba bus driver David Guscott heads home, he heads straight to the back shed. He's a garage luthier and his instrument of choice is the electric violin.
  15. Bonuses have been paid to six executives at State Government-owned power company Stanwell Corporation while sub-contractors at two power stations remain unpaid, an Opposition MP says.

  16. Toowoomba's Zimra Hussain, 10, is named the inaugural number one ticket holder for the Brisbane Lions AFL women's team.

  17. After being bedridden for 12 years, a Queensland woman with the rare condition known as stiff person syndrome is able to walk again thanks to the work of Brisbane doctors.

  18. The National Farmers Federation joins forces with Farmers for Climate Action to advocate for emission reduction that helps grow agriculture.

  19. The Federal Government has announced a new taskforce to carry out water recovery without further damaging northern Murray-Darling Basin communities.

  20. The family of Annette Mason, who was bludgeoned to death in her bedroom when she was 15, is hopeful a new inquest will lead to the conviction of her killer.

  21. Inmates at a Queensland jail take centre stage in a production of Macbeth, in a "beautiful escape" from prison life.

  22. A company contracted to Queensland Government power stations was hired with no industry experience and insignificant funds to complete the job, a liquidators report finds.

  23. The Queensland Government warns taxpayers could be left with the clean-up bill at a failed UCG site on the Western Downs if liquidators are successful in a court challenge.

  24. Police guard the scene of a suspicious fire at the Mill Street Tavern in Toowoomba on Queensland's Darling Downs.

  25. The Queensland Government charges five former executives of Linc Energy with environmental offences over the failed company's alleged contamination of huge swathes of prime farmland in the state's south-east.

  26. Brisbane Airport resumes normal operations after its runway lights are turned back on following an outage caused by wild storms which also cut power to more than 17,000 properties around south-east Queensland.

  27. In China, November 11 holds a different level of significance - it is known as singles day and has spawned the world's largest online shopping spree.
  28. The Queensland Government succeeds in passing laws to tighten groundwater licence requirements for mines, while also appeasing Indian mining giant Adani.

  29. There is nothing unusual about Queensland Rail recruiting internally for new train drivers, Transport Minister Stirling Hinchliffe says.

  30. Darling Downs man Robert Trebeck is imprisoned for life for the murder of Goondiwindi mother Alexis Jeffery, whose body was found dumped on a riverbank.

  31. The man in charge of the Swickers Bacon Factory says yesterday's fire will not put people out of a job, but some may need to relocate to other facilities.

  32. A large fire is extinguished at a pig abattoir at Kingaroy in Queensland's South Burnett, with dozens of firefighters at the scene and an exclusion zone set up.

  33. Zimra Hussain is one of dozens of refugee children in Toowoomba on Queensland's Darling Downs who have been drafted into an AFL program to help their integration into the community.

  34. A man aged in his early 20s is killed after a large gum tree fell in a national park on Queensland's Sunshine Coast.

  35. When chunks of concrete fell from the Toowoomba SES building this week, they took down part of the city's latest work of art with them.

  36. Darling Downs coal miners and farmers picket outside Queensland Parliament in Brisbane to protest against a water bill they say will threaten hundreds of jobs.

  37. The Queensland Government edges closer to passing laws that will make it more difficult for mines to extract groundwater.