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Cairns council set to deliver 2015-16 budget

Mon, 2015-06-29 12:35

The Cairns Regional Council in far north Queensland will hand down its 2015-'16 budget today.

China mine deal a 'massive vote of confidence in north-west Qld'

Mon, 2015-06-29 12:31

The Mount Isa Mayor says an agreement on a new mine in the region is a vote of confidence in the north-west minerals province.

Threat of legal stoush sinks Whitsundays water park opening

Mon, 2015-06-29 12:24

The owner of an aquatic park in the Whitsundays, in north Queensland, says it is devastated by the threat of legal action if it opens.

Time right to get Capricorn Coast tourism projects going says mayor

Mon, 2015-06-29 12:17

The Livingstone Shire Council says it will do whatever it takes to get two major Capricorn Coast developments off the ground in central Queensland.

Outback museum to showcase 1920s rural life

Mon, 2015-06-29 12:10

A retired professor says plans to create a "living museum" in south-west Queensland should be completed within the next year.

Roar v Wanderers kicks off 2015/16 A-League season

Mon, 2015-06-29 12:09

Western Sydney will host Brisbane at Parramatta in the first fixture of the 2015/16 A-League season on a Thursday night.

Council divisional representation to remain in Bundaberg

Mon, 2015-06-29 12:07

The 10 council divisions will remain in the Bundaberg Regional Council electorate, in southern Queensland, after the electoral commission rejected council's request to abolish them.

Queensland LNP may not back TPP unless sugar industry gets support

Mon, 2015-06-29 12:04

Queensland Liberal National MPs say their support for a giant trade deal with 12 Pacific nations could be conditional on better access to sugar markets.

Man to front court accused of firing gun during argument

Mon, 2015-06-29 12:02

A 21-year-old man is due to face Toowoomba court today after he allegedly fired a gun during an incident at a home in Wilsonton in southern Queensland.

Outback council CEO calls it quits

Mon, 2015-06-29 11:59

The Longreach Regional Council in central-west Queensland is looking for a new chief executive officer.

North Qld MP keen for same-sex marriage plebiscite

Mon, 2015-06-29 11:55

The federal Member for Dawson, in north Queensland, says he has spoken to the Prime Minister about holding a plebiscite on changing the Marriage Act.

Stage one of Toowoomba's Queens Park makeover finished

Mon, 2015-06-29 11:48

The first stage of the Queens Park makeover, in Toowoomba, in southern Queensland, has been completed.

Wide Bay community urged to unite to lower jobless rate

Mon, 2015-06-29 11:44

Wide Bay business owners in southern Queensland say locally owned companies should be granted greater incentives to retain staff.

Queenslanders search for a competitive edge in Victoria's workforce

Mon, 2015-06-29 11:42

Professional Queenslanders look towards Victoria to gain a competitive edge and to grow their careers, with the southern state better meeting their professional development needs.

Cathy O'Toole be endorsed as Herbert ALP candidate

Mon, 2015-06-29 11:37

Townsville's Cathy O'Toole will recontest the north Queensland seat of Herbert, for Labor, at the next federal election.

Police probe fatal Sunshine Coast motorcycle crash

Mon, 2015-06-29 11:34

Police investigations are continuing into a fatal road crash on the Sunshine Coast.

Doors to close on Gladstone nursing home

Mon, 2015-06-29 11:31

Blue Care has announced it will be closing its Gladstone nursing home, in central Queensland, due to outdated facilities.

Qld bikie taskforce top cop departs, warning work is far from over

Mon, 2015-06-29 11:29

The senior police officer spearheading the fight against bikie crime on the Gold Coast is moving to Brisbane and a new job, but warns the battle is not yet won.

Looking back on Brisbane's Story Bridge from concept to completion

Mon, 2015-06-29 10:54

When the Story Bridge was officially opened on July 6, 1940 37,000 people showed up. This weekend, when Brisbane's iconic structure turns 75, almost double that number will be on hand to celebrate its legacy.

Region's best cattle producers at the Mackay Show

Mon, 2015-06-29 08:37

Winners at the Mackay Show's cattle judging this year say their pursuit is all about creating a quality product for the consumer.