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We hear plenty about Australian cattle shipped by boat to Vietnam and Indonesia, but what about the tropical Island of Borneo?
A group of young north Queensland men go to great lengths to recognise Bowen's unsung heroes to boost the morale of their struggling city.
An Australian forensic pathologist is detained and will be deported after giving controversial evidence in the Indonesian murder trial of a woman accused of killing her friend with cyanide-laced coffee.
A key person of interest in the disappearance of backpacker Tony Jones in north Queensland in 1982 is to give evidence at a coronial inquest.
Doctors around the world are over-treating early stage thyroid cancer at the expense of patient health and government pockets, scientists from three Australian universities say.
Australian health professionals failed twice to identify black lung disease in a central Queensland miner's X-rays, the mining union says.
The Federal Court hears up to one-and-a-half tonnes of toxic paint may have scraped off a grounded Chinese coal carrier into the Great Barrier Reef off Queensland in 2010.
More of Australia's oceans should be placed under high protection, according to the latest marine reserves review.
Daily happy hour, travelling with pets, hot showers — it is all part of life on the road for Australia's 'glamping' grey nomads.
Child protection group Bravehearts launches a Queensland-first intervention program to tackle an alarming trend of child-on-child sex attacks.
Echidnas looking for a chance to breed are becoming lost and wandering into people's backyards, a Queensland wildlife expert says.
Close to 300 men and women from around the state gather in Alpha, central Queensland, this week for the 45th annual Isolated Children's Parents Association state conference.
A study is underway on the Sunshine Coast looking at whether brain training computer programs and mindfulness strategies can improve cognitive function and even prevent dementia.
Dairy farmers hope for higher milk prices and an end to supermarket power with an effects test but Labor warns regional consumers will suffer.
Brisbane veteran Sam Thaiday takes a shot at Jarryd Hayne's propensity to follow his 'dreams', suggesting Hayne could be playing water polo before the Broncos and Titans meet on Friday.
Queensland Nickel's financial position was so bad in the months before it collapsed that the company approached all four big banks for finance, the Federal Court is told.
The Australian Marine Conservation Society slams recommendations from a Federal Government-commissioned review to reduce marine park protection in the Coral Sea.
Fireflies light up the Gold Coast hinterland and a local photographer has captured a dazzling display.
Experts say a spike in the number of foreign boats caught fishing illegally in Australian waters could signal an influx of poachers into the region.
Queensland police officers do not have the right to remain silent during internal disciplinary investigations, the Court of Appeal finds in a landmark legal case.