1. Extreme weather conditions has cost Australia's largest pastoral company more than $100 million.

  2. A southern Queensland family says their teenage son is at risk of going into a nursing home because of a fight over National Disability Insurance Scheme funding.

  3. Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk will set up a new department to tackle the youth justice crisis after Four Corners revealed children were being kept in maximum security adult watch houses.

  4. Australia will import foreign-grown grain for the first time since 2007, after the Department of Agriculture approved a permit to import bulk wheat from Canada.

  5. A group of nine irrigators has lodged a class action in the NSW Supreme Court against the Murray-Darling Basin Authority, claiming its negligent water management has caused $750 million in losses.

  6. New research reveals the typically tropical mosquito species that spreads dengue fever could survive winters in Brisbane, with non-compliant rainwater tanks providing the perfect habitat for the species.

  7. Demand for club child care grows, as the number of women playing rugby league in Toowoomba has risen from 17 to 300 in four years.
  8. Demand for club child care grows, as women's rugby league on Queensland's Darling Downs jumps to bigger player numbers than ever.

  9. If elected, Federal Labor promises to improve the "robustness" of the native vegetation or land clearing laws in each state to better match Queensland's, in an effort to reduce carbon emissions.

  10. Labor is intent on pushing the so-called "watergate scandal". What exactly it is alleging is about as clear as the water flowing through the Menindee Lakes, writes Kath Sullivan.

  11. A 37-year-old man missing since Sunday from a music festival in southern Queensland, where two people died, may have been affected by drugs, and a local says the man also stole a pair of boots after allegedly breaking into a house.

  12. A Murray-Darling Basin community leader says the former agriculture minister originally opposed water purchases as the Queensland Government suggests there was a better deal.

  13. Raymond Skinner was struggling to find work while on parole, but a waste facility has given this Queenslander a chance to turn his life around.

  14. Toowoomba father of three Trevor Tolson is a stay-at-home father — one of just 80,000 across Australia — and says he hopes he never has to go back to work again.

  15. A Queensland woman says she's shocked an insurer ignored a number of 'red flags' when selling a $15,000 funeral insurance policy over the phone to her mother who has dementia.

  16. A Toowoomba paediatrician moves his young family to the highlands of Papua New Guinea as a practical expression of his faith.

  17. Queensland detectives arrest 11 people at locations across the south-east on 18 charges including trespassing, after protests at an abattoir and feedlot in March and April.

  18. The Queensland Government is reviewing its cultural heritage legislation, with proponents for change arguing there is confusion over who the traditional owners of land are where there are no recognised native title holders.

  19. A Right to Information investigation reveals 116 cases of fraud and theft by Department of Education staff in Queensland in 2018, with one staffer charged with two counts of fraud totalling $110,000.

  20. A family of six who has been living in southern Queensland since 2014 are facing deportation to the Philippines because their son, who has autism, has been deemed a burden on Australia's healthcare system.

  21. A GPS clock rollover, which experts predicted would have little impact because of years of advance notice, causes the grounding of the Bureau of Meteorology's weather balloons.

  22. An examination of domestic and family violence deaths reveals 120 people have died by suicide in Queensland since July 2015 to the end of the last financial year, compared to 71 homicide deaths in the same period.

  23. Animal rights activists block off Flinders Street in Melbourne, as protests escalate across the country with activists chaining themselves to machinery in some abattoirs. Protesters were arrested in Victoria and New South Wales, but moved on in Queensland.

  24. Scientists at QUT develop a water filtration system that could be a game-changer for properties in drought and communities hit by natural disasters.

  25. Almost two weeks after about 100 animal rights protesters stormed a cattle feedlot in southern Queensland, police charge two people described as the main organisers. The charges come hours after the Federal Agriculture Minister condemned animal activists, naming the RSPCA.

  26. The Queensland budget is facing a $1.3 billion fall in stamp duty revenue because of the flailing property market — but the situation is even worse in NSW and Victoria, Treasurer Jackie Trad reveals.

  27. This year's Budget reflects a horrific summer of natural disasters, with increased support for natural disasters and drought relief.

  28. The demand for carbon farming projects is growing in south-west Queensland with one Indigenous group looking to the initiative to regenerate the bush.

  29. Police seize more than $5.4 million worth of cannabis from a Queensland property, with officers finding a "very commercial-grade and sophisticated" drug farm, including irrigation and hydroponics set-ups.

  30. Opposition Water spokesman Tony Burke has announced Labor would change the way 450 gigalitres of water is recovered, by "restoring the socio-economic definition" for delivering water.

  31. The Queensland branch of the Australian Medical Association condemns the rollout of electronic health records in the state's hospitals, saying critical patient care is being compromised.

  32. A Federal Court ruling in the United States in favour of a man suffering from cancer has turned the spotlight again to one of the most commonly used global chemicals.

  33. A handcuffed prisoner manages to escape from the back of a police van, outrunning officers to be on the loose for nearly an hour. Schools were sent into lockdown before the 29-year-old was found by the dog squad.

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