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A firefighting foam phased out nearly a decade ago because of health concerns is still being used by the Department of Defence at their bases in Darwin and Townsville.
The clean-up of Rockhampton kicks into gear as the Fitzroy River slowly recedes, with Mayor Margaret Strelow warning of the lasting economic impact on the region.
The man accused of killing Cairns woman China Crawford had been a friend of hers for months with their relationship getting more serious in recent weeks, police say.
Timothy Campbell Rowe is likely to be deported after serving time for shooting a 62-year-old security guard in a botched robbery attempt in northern Brisbane last year.
Queensland MP Rob Pyne reveals he was a user of medicinal cannabis to treat muscle spasms before he entered State Parliament — and before it became legal for Queensland doctors to prescribe it.
Falling sugar prices force some canegrowers in the Burdekin to sign a cane supply agreement with their sugar miller, Wilmar.
The Australian Mango Growers Association conference will go ahead in Bowen despite recent cyclone damage.
Nick Kyrgios and Jordan Thompson put Australia on the cusp of making the Davis Cup semi-finals after establishing a 2-0 lead over United States at Pat Rafter Arena in Brisbane.
Jordan Thompson scores the biggest win of his career over top-ranked American Jack Sock to give Australia an unexpected 1-0 lead in their Davis Cup quarter-final in Brisbane.
A Supreme Court jury finds John Peros not guilty of the stabbing murder of his ex-girlfriend Shandee Blackburn in the north Queensland city of Mackay in 2013.
A national recruitment project is underway calling for Australians to sing against domestic and family violence in an innovative move led by some of the country’s top musicians.
The Penna family in Queensland pushes the boundaries by growing the northern-most crop of wheat in Australia.
A cattle station in western Queensland has been transformed into a nature refuge for night parrots after the rare bird was discovered on the property.
Fraser Island's traditional owners, the Butchulla people, are seeking compensation from the Queensland Government.
A Queensland mother fears toxins used in firefighting foam at a nearby Army base has been ingested by her daughter through breastfeeding, after the child's blood test came back 23 times higher than the state average.
Large numbers of cattle are on the move in western Queensland and overflowing from local saleyards, as beef producers off-load.
Meet one of the members of the Mud Army who has given up his time to clean up homes following the recent flooding in south-east Queensland.
Police are appealing for witnesses about the possible homicide of 32-year-old China Crawford, who was found dead in her Cairns unit in far north Queensland.
Residents badly affected by flooding in Queensland and NSW say they have no low-cost housing alternatives, and want compensation or a government buy-out of their land.
As a downtrodden Gary Ablett says he is "hurt" and on the brink of what would be a regrettable early retirement, nobody could begrudge the champ some self-indulgence.