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A former federal MP is recovering well after being trapped in an underground grain silo for almost hours on his remote Queensland property.
Ian Cameron is nursing "mulched" toes, but is up and walking after the ordeal on his Boongalla property, 200 kilometres west of Toowoomba.
The former National Party politician was using a pole to unclog grain when he fell into the sorghum pit on Sunday afternoon.
The trade union royal commission has heard striking workers were paid hardship money out of a construction union industry fund set up for redundancy payments.
A family has found closure from the 2011 Brisbane floods by using a form of crowd funding to restore an heirloom that was destroyed during the weather event.
Queensland Country captain Anthony Fainga'a says he and his team-mates have a "point to prove" in the upcoming National Rugby Championship.
Queensland's chief dentist has urged councils to again add fluoride to water supplies after a new study found it significantly reduced the likelihood of tooth decay in children.
The Queensland Child Oral Health Survey monitored 5400 children between 2010 and 2012 in Townsville, the rest of the northern region, Brisbane and south-east Queensland.
It found in Townsville, where fluoride was added 50 years ago, 39 per cent of the kids surveyed had tooth decay, compared to 57 per cent in the rest of north Queensland.
Queensland's chief dental officer Mark Brown said the results were not surprising and confirmed that fluoride works.
The Brisbane Heat have secured the mentoring services of cricket legend Allan Border for the 2014-2015 Big Bash League.
A woman whose body was found in a Sydney park in February still has not been identified, police say.
Residents in Queensland's Darling Downs have been assured the death of a Warwick teenager from a suspected case of meningococcal is not cause for widespread alarm.
When Australia joined World War I in August 1914 young men across the nation rushed to join up and do their bit for the motherland, but few had to go to the lengths that Captain Albert Borella did.
The construction union embarked on a damaging campaign against a Brisbane crane company after it entered into a non-union collective agreement, a Royal Commission has heard.
Rescues during surf lifesaving meets could be easier if more staff patrolled competition zones in jet skis, a coronial inquest examining the death of a junior lifesaver has heard.
A Brisbane woman has become the first female in the world and the first vision impaired person to win an International Game Fishing Association (IGFA) royal slam.
Grazing families in western Queensland say they feel overwhelmed by the continued generosity of people keen to offer drought relief.
A-League champions Brisbane Roar have confirmed premiership defender Ivan Franjic will leave the club.
The Queensland Government could be emboldened to launch a new wave of anti-bikie laws with the number of people supporting additional measures increasing.
The trend is contained in an internal research document obtained by the ABC.
The Commonwealth Games were drawn to a close in a glittering ceremony, as Glasgow handed over to the Gold Coast.
James Courtney won the V8 Supercars race in Ipswich as Jamie Whincup moved to the top of the standings.
South Sydney climbed into second place on the NRL ladder with a dominant 50-10 win over the struggling Knights.
The Lions put together a run of six unanswered goals in the last term to beat Melbourne by 23 points.
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