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Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk is nominating independent MP Peter Wellington to be Speaker in the new Parliament, which will resume on March 24.
Australia's national peak body for family day care expresses its sympathies to the family affected by the death of a baby boy at a centre this week.
A second investigation into the death of a baby boy at a family day care centre may be carried out by the Department of Education once police conclude their own.
One week on from Tropical Cyclone Marcia, Rural Fire Service Queensland (RFSQ) volunteers are still hands deep into what will be a long clean-up and recovery effort.
Australia's horticulture industry to leverage $20 million Commonwealth funds to develop future projects
The new grower-owned horticulture body is looking for guidance on a major new spending blitz, to grow international sales and improve production across all sectors.
Prime Minister Tony Abbott announces a broadening of disaster payments for people affected by Tropical Cyclone Marcia as he tours clean-up sites in Rockhampton.
A medical breakthrough in the study of pancreatic cancer could hold the key to more effective treatments, a Queensland researcher says.
More competition for less work - this is what truckies in Cloncurry are up against.
Queensland's autumn weather is predicted to be neutral, with roughly equal chance of the weather being wetter or drier than normal.
Afternoon peak-hour motorists are urged to avoid Lytton Road at Murarrie in Brisbane's east after a burst water main badly damaged the major arterial.
A burst water pipe at Murarrie in Brisbane's east causes major damage to Lytton Road, with heavy traffic delays expected.
The Queensland coroner calls for changes to the definition of a police pursuit in the findings of a coronial inquest.
Opener Rob Quiney has led the way with a century as Victoria leads Queensland by 95 runs and four wickets still in hand.
Farmers at Monto in central Queensland count the cost after another devastating flood, this time fuelled by Tropical Cyclone Marcia.
Titans coach Neil Henry says the five Gold Coast players set to face court over drug allegations should be allowed to play.
Indigenous people have a far lower cancer survival rate than other Australians, a new study from Cancer Council Queensland finds.
Farmers hope a new Great Barrier Reef taskforce does not introduce more regulations.
Federal Environment Minister Greg Hunt extends the deadline for his decision on whether or not to approve onshore dumping of dredge spoil from the Abbot Point coal terminal expansion near the Great Barrier Reef.
Friends pay tribute to former Australian soldier Ashley Johnston who was killed fighting Islamic State militants in Syria.
The Gold Coast Titans are confident of being competitive this season despite the cocaine scandal hanging over the club.