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A pregnant bottlenose dolphin is released back into waters off the Gold Coast after getting caught on a drumline this past weekend.
With temperatures expected to crack 40 degrees in some spots, we check with the the Bureau of Meteorology to find out exactly what you need to know ahead of the upcoming heatwave.
Draft laws to allow men convicted of historical gay sex offences to apply to have their convictions wiped from the record are flagged by the Queensland Government.
The Cooktown Re-enactment Association is dismissing criticisms levelled at it by independent media organisation New Matilda.
A fire at a Gold Coast sugar mill threatens to bring an abrupt end to the local cane harvest season, frustrating growers who are already three months behind their harvest schedule.
Fruit growers hope resolution of the working holidaymaker tax will see backpackers reapply for jobs in hot spots of the harvest trail.
Reindeer are no more suited to taking part in Brisbane's annual Christmas parade than they are pulling a sleigh through the sky, says animal protection group PETA.
Severe-to-extreme heatwave conditions are forecast for central and southern Queensland and northern NSW this weekend, with temperatures forecast to crack 40 degrees Celsius in some parts.
A Queensland lettuce farmer says having two properties helps to offset the risks of the summer storm season.
Parents of at-risk children in Queensland will face mandatory random drug testing under a new policy introduced by the Government, but the Opposition says the policy misses the mark.
A growing number of cattle producers rely on artificial insemination as a more inexpensive option to rebuild herds.
Queensland University of Technology students are being urged to contact the Australian Tax Office over a glitch that puts their student loans into credit instead of debt.
Queensland scientists confirm this year's mass coral bleaching event resulted in the largest die-off of corals ever recorded on the Great Barrier Reef, but some tourist areas around Cairns and the Whitsundays showed remarkable improvement.