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Toowoomba council urged to support review into proposal for new shire

Thu, 2015-04-30 11:19

A group wanting to create a new shire on the Darling Downs, in southern Queensland, will hold talks with the Toowoomba Regional Council today to get support for a review into the proposal.

Outback Qld councils unite in push for road funding shake-up

Thu, 2015-04-30 11:14

A group of north-west Queensland councils is calling on both levels of government to support major changes to road and grant funding.

How NSW farmers in the western division are the big winners in the carbon market

Thu, 2015-04-30 11:00

Western New South Wales farmers are big winners in Australia's first carbon abatement auction, securing half of the $660 million offered.

Sunshine Coast Mayor pushes 'SEQ 2028 as the Olympics brand'

Thu, 2015-04-30 10:51

South-east Queensland, not just Brisbane, will be pitched to the International Olympic Committee president Thomas Bach as a potential 2028 Olympic Games host.

Diver Mitcham back with eye on Rio Olympics

Thu, 2015-04-30 10:20

Matthew Mitcham is keen to get to the Rio Olympics to add a third chapter to a colourful, if erratic, Olympic diving career.

Kiwis should be favourites against Kangaroos

Thu, 2015-04-30 09:55

Despite not doing enough to earn it, yet again the Kangaroos have been installed as favourites for the Anzac Test, writes Jon Healy.

Gargett Rodeo thrills crowd on Anzac Day

Thu, 2015-04-30 09:54

The Gargett Rodeo attracted its biggest crowd on the weekend, as 1500 people turned up to watch a special Anzac Day edition of the annual event.

400mm of rain expected along south-east Queensland coast

Thu, 2015-04-30 07:11

South-east Queensland is set for a soggy couple of days with up to 400 millimetres of rain, 90 kilometre per hour winds and thunderstorms expected along the coast.

Ablett a fortnight away from AFL return

Wed, 2015-04-29 18:31

Gary Ablett says he has to monitor his shoulder daily after every training session as he attempts to return for the Suns.

Australia 2028 Games bid would have 'great chance'

Wed, 2015-04-29 18:09

The IOC's president says a bid from Australia to host the 2028 Summer Olympics would have a "great chance".

Sugar cane growers should lobby for greater government protection: analyst

Wed, 2015-04-29 17:57

A world sugar analyst says Australian cane growers should fight harder for government protection of the industry.

Pair to stand trial for alleged murder of Brisbane rugby official Tony McGrath

Wed, 2015-04-29 17:26

A former brothel madam and a homeless man are committed to stand trial for the alleged murder of Brisbane rugby league official Tony McGrath in 2013.

New Zealand resurgence good for rugby league, says NRL boss

Wed, 2015-04-29 17:21

NRL boss Dave Smith hopes New Zealand's rugby league resurgence continues for the good of the international game.

Sunwater criticised over dam operation during Cyclone Marcia flooding

Wed, 2015-04-29 17:03

Queensland dam operator Sunwater is facing fresh criticism over the way it reacted to Tropical Cyclone Marcia.

No NBL Brisbane team for 2015/16

Wed, 2015-04-29 15:57

National Basketball League expansion into Brisbane has been called off for the upcoming season after league chiefs reached an impasse over a stadium deal.

Remembering Vietnam 50 years on

Wed, 2015-04-29 15:57

Four months short of his 21st birthday, Tim Page was sent to Vietnam. But he wasn't a soldier, he was a photographer.

Campbell Newman drops Alan Jones defamation lawsuit

Wed, 2015-04-29 15:33

Former Queensland premier Campbell Newman drops a defamation claim against radio presenter Alan Jones, lodged during the January state election campaign.

Fruit growers looks to blueberries instead of strawberries to stay viable

Wed, 2015-04-29 15:02

A fruit grower in Queensland says the strawberry market has become overcrowded.

Call for farming families to be included in nanny subsidies trial

Wed, 2015-04-29 14:39

The Isolated Children's Parents' Association is urging the Federal Government ensure farming families are included in a trial of subsidised child care provided by nannies.

NRL player agent faces Supreme Court over manslaughter of jockey

Wed, 2015-04-29 13:52

A former jockey found dead outside a Kingaroy home died from a head injury he received the night before during a pub fight, the Supreme Court hears.