Members of the Stolen Generations may finally find a way back to their country, thanks to new research that reveals differences in Aboriginal DNA can be linked to specific geographic areas.
Without a swift response, Australia could face a difficult choice — keeping the power on or cutting gas supplies to residential and business customers, the energy market operator warns.
An ABC Brisbane listener realises he is driving behind the car at the centre of an Amber Alert and helps police locate the mother and child involved quickly today, police say.
A petrol station owner who alerted police to a British backpacker, allegedly raped and held captive for several weeks, says she now realises the young woman with black eyes and no money was silently desperate for help.
Rural entrepreneurs inducted into the Businesswomen's Hall of Fame celebrate the leadership skills of women in Australia.
The number of women hired by Queensland Rail in its recruitment push is more than four times the rate in the current workforce, breaking down traditional barriers.
With just weeks until north Queensland's wet season draws to a close, farmers report results as diverse as the rainfall.
A facial recognition technology trial is underway in Queensland, alarming privacy advocates who fear such developments could lead to bigger databanks of personal information.
Josh Marsh, one of Australia's smartest students, will soon leave Tully in far north Queensland for a prestigious MIT research program.
Australia's seven plant research agencies come together to tackle what they describe as fragmentation and a lack of coordination in Australia's biosecurity system.
Event sales company Ticketmaster defends its resale website, which has been used by scalpers to market inflated-price tickets to events such as Justin Bieber's Brisbane concert and Midnight Oil's reunion tour, as Midnight Oil frontman Peter Garrett calls for law changes.
A former union boss appears in a Brisbane court on more charges stemming from the alleged rape of a woman he met outside a Fortitude Valley bar.
A Brisbane woman creates a social enterprise stationery business to help fund education projects for women in developing countries.
A young Indigenous woman from Queensland is recognised for her passion for science, technology, engineering and mathematics.
A parliamentary committee expands investigation of return of black lung disease to include coal port workers.
The social media theme for International Women's Day is Be Bold For Change, and these Queensland women made bold decisions in their career choices.
Females the world over are encouraged to 'Be Bold for Change' as they mark International Women's Day — something women across regional Queensland know all too well.
Tired of a lack of roles for older women, a Gold Coast actress started her own web series which has grown into a boon for local female filmmakers.
Queensland Opposition Leader Tim Nicholls plays down his former boss's social media response to a keynote speech, after Campbell Newman accused him of avoiding responsibility for public service cuts and privatisation plans.