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The introduction of four-year terms, four more seats and full preferential voting were the biggest changes in Queensland politics this year, state political reporter Chris O'Brien writes.
Queensland prawn farmers say the outbreak of white spot disease is a 'wake-up call' for Australia's entire biosecurity system.
Farmers of rare breed pigs are on a mission to promote a more sustainable Christmas ham.
About 3,500 Syrian and Iraqi refugees bound for Queensland will be settled in the state's south-east in Brisbane, Logan, the Gold Coast and Toowoomba, the Federal Government confirms.
Specialist domestic violence and housing services working together to rehouse and support victims chalk up a big success in Brisbane, with nearly 100 women fleeing violent relationships being helped into new housing this past month alone.
Eleven pieces of plastic, on average, can be found along each metre of coastline between the Sunshine Coast to the Gold Coast, causing harm to marine life, new research by the CSIRO reveals.
From January's double-whammy of bushfires and floods to the year's steady stream of brutal storms, Australia copped a battering in 2016.
A man accused of a violent carjacking in Queensland's Lockyer Valley that left a woman and her two young children traumatised is refused bail.
Police charge a man over a violent carjacking in Queensland's Lockyer Valley that left a woman her two young children traumatised.