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The partner of a man who died in hospital from a lethal dose of morphine launches a multi-million-dollar legal claim against the hospital and doctor involved.
A 6 per cent increase in Queensland's overall crime rate is attributed to drug use and an increase in the reporting of domestic violence.
Failure to get an extension on the time needed to submit an environmental impact statement stalls a $2 billion food project in north Queensland.
Two men are acquitted of the manslaughter of Queensland man Wayne Dover, who was punched outside a nightclub on the Sunshine Coast in 2013.
Australia has the second-highest incidence of unprovoked shark attacks, behind the US, and new research shows the number of people being bitten in Australian waters is steadily increasing.
A Qantas plane with 170 passengers on board is forced to make an emergency landing at Darwin International Airport.
A senior Singaporean politician says it is too soon to talk about when his country will spend $2 billion upgrading defence force bases in Australia.
Bottled water will not be sold at this year's Caloundra Music Festival, with festival organisers deciding to be completely free of disposable plastic bottles.
The Federal Government's Northern Australia Infrastructure Facility is on track, despite only one project progressing to the due diligence stage, senator Matt Canavan insists.
A breakthrough in negotiations for sugar marketing choice is overshadowed by the likelihood a dispute on cane supply agreements will end up in court.
The board of directors of the RSL's Queensland branch receives tens of thousands of dollars in allowances and benefits without having to account for how they were used.
Performers are pushing their boundaries in an innovative new cabaret show in Bundaberg.
Farmers west of Goondiwindi in southern Queensland are watching on in dismay as portions of their winter crops die under water.
After a month of uncertainty, the live cattle trade to Indonesia has resumed with a ship leaving Townsville port yesterday.
Thrill seekers at Sea World on Queensland's Gold Coast get more than they bargained for when the Storm roller-coaster stalls mid-ride, prompting an evacuation amid high winds.
Newly released footage reveals the moment a meteor exploded in the skies above southern and central Queensland on Monday night.
Outback Queensland communities void of mobile phone reception and fast internet will be connected as early as January.
A Queensland vet is sentenced to a 12 month court order after finding her guilty of breaching workplace laws while treating a horse with Hendra virus.