ABC News: Top Stories
The Brisbane City Council is under fire for spending millions of dollars on executive bonuses.
A man who suffered head injuries in Rockhampton in central Queensland last month has died in hospital.
A woman and a boy have suffered serious burns in a house fire at Tully, south of Cairns in far north Queensland.
A senior member of the Bandidos outlaw motorcycle gang in Cairns in far north Queensland has appeared in court charged with offences including drug trafficking and possessing weapons.
The ex-wife of Eddy Groves has told a Brisbane court that she was beaten "black and blue" during her marriage to the former childcare tycoon.
A serial drug producer in north Queensland has been sentenced to seven years in prison and his son also jailed for three years.
Australia's largest sugar producer Sucrogen says crops in north Queensland will be significantly affected because of a mysterious disease that turns cane yellow.
Queensland police are continuing enquiries on the Sunshine Coast to find the owner of a suitcase containing $50,000.
Rockhampton Mayor Margaret Strelow says removing fluoride from the local water supply in the central Queensland city was the fairest outcome.
The man in charge of Bundaberg's flood clean-up says there is increasing concern about the resilience of the southern Queensland city's residents.
A north Queensland Indigenous leader says federal Environment Minister Tony Burke should consider the southern Gulf of Carpentaria for World Heritage listing.
Ergon Energy says crop dusters in north Queensland need to be more vigilant about checking for powerlines before they fly.
The Royal Flying Doctor Service (RFDS) says attracting and retaining staff to remote areas remains one of its biggest challenges - 85 years after it was first established.
North-west Queensland MP Bob Katter says he is pleased the Federal Government has committed $350 million in the budget towards the CopperString project, but it will not be viable without State Government support.
The Australian Institute of Marine Science (AIMS) will get more than $30 million over the next four years in the federal budget to continue research in north Queensland.
Xstrata says it will proceed with a giant open-cut mine at Wandoan in Queensland's southern inland, but only if economic conditions allow.
An emotional Julia Gillard cried in Parliament this morning as she introduced Labor's flagship DisabilityCare legislation.
Canegrowers say the federal budget has provided little help for struggling growers in Queensland.
The developer of a proposed coal terminal near Rockhampton in central Queensland says its plans have not been altered by Glencore Xstrata's decision to pull out of a similar project.
Rural lobby group AgForce says Queensland farmers will not get much relief from new programs announced in last night's federal budget.