The sounds of Queensland via Berlin
The work of Berlin-based composer Thomas Meadowcroft has some uniquely Australian themes, thanks to the love of his home town.
Tue Aug 19, 2014
Parliamentary committee hears submissions from farmers concerned...
A new Bill designed to streamline Queensland resources legislation has been described as an 'acid bath for the rights of the landholder'.
Mon Aug 18, 2014
Inland scientists look to old sailors for climate research
Weather records in ship logs from hundreds of years ago are helping modern day climate scientists study droughts, cyclones and much more.
Fri Aug 15, 2014
Seat of the week: Groom
Located in the Darling Downs and dominated by Toowoomba, the seat of Groom has provided a secure electoral base for Industry Minister Ian Macfarlane through a parliamentary career going back to 1998.
Rocky uni moves into CBD
UNIVERSITY turf wars have broken out in Townsville with Central Queensland University establishing a base in the city which long been the stronghold of James Cook University.
Thu Aug 14, 2014
Toowoomba teen hopes La Boheme is her first of many operas
As one of the 48 local chorus members for Opera Queensland's La Boheme, she has enjoyed being immersed in a world of song and dance.
Manning River Times
Manning hockey player named in Australian Country side
REPRESENTING the Australian Country women's hockey team has taken Holli Wheeler to Fiji twice, New Zealand twice, Singapore and Hong Kong.
Mon Aug 11, 2014
Competing for milk supremacy: why clippers and hairspray are needed for dairy cows at the Ekka
He's at Queensland's biggest show, the Ekka, hoping that one of his Illawarra cows, or his single Holstein, is judged a champion.
Sun Aug 10, 2014
'Gonna rape and string you boys up'
A HUNTING trip on the Darling Downs turned into a nightmare for two men, threatened with rape and told they'd be strung up and eaten by pigs.
Fri Aug 08, 2014
Opera Queensland's Project Puccini brings out opera voices in 384 ordinary Queenslanders
Show time beckons for hundreds of ordinary Queenslanders-turned-opera singers set to star in local productions of one of the best known Italian operas.
Thu Aug 07, 2014
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Deep Summer Challenge, the artistic edge of Crankworx
"Whoever's in Deep Summer gets a one-time deal. It's your one shot to make it big," he says.
Wed Aug 06, 2014
Australia mourns, Ukraine mission falters
Prime Minister Tony Abbott has promised the families of MH17 victims their loved ones won't be forgotten, as the Dutch-led recovery team withdrew from the Ukraine crash site.
Ageing gangster vanishes as man is arrested for drug trafficking...
Ageing gangster vanishes as man is arrested for drug trafficking during investigations into the 40-year-old murder of Barbara McCulkin and her two daughters A 66-year-old man was arrested during the McCulkin triple cold case murder investigation after a drug raid at a Warwick property on Wednesday O`Dempsey is a key 'person of interest' in the 1974 ... (more)
Country titles beckon for Warrnambool hockey representatives
The two sides enter the final round of round-robin matches at Toowoomba today firmly in the hunt for a top-four finish in their respective grades.
Australians killed on MH17
The 27-year-old dual Dutch-Israeli national was a student at Melbourne's Swinburne University, living in Windsor.
Mon Aug 04, 2014
Former federal MP Ian Cameron survives almost eight hours trapped in underground grain silo
A former federal MP is recovering well after being trapped in an underground grain silo for almost eight hours on his remote Queensland property.
CSG firm admits health impacts: activists
Activists claim a coal seam gas firm's buy out of properties near its Queensland operation is an admission the gas is harmful.
Sun Aug 03, 2014
Rush Hour: The stories you need to know today
A MAN who dared complain about his gozleme got punched in the head allegedly for expecting too much of the festival favourite.
Sat Aug 02, 2014
Toowoomba doctors killed on MH17 'beautiful' people
Two Toowoomba doctors killed in the MH17 Malaysia Airlines disaster were remembered as dedicated doctors and "beautiful" people ahead of a memorial service in their home town.
School sell-off plan unprofitable
FOR better or worse, Families Minister Kevin Andrews has urged de facto couples to get married if they want to boost their chances of a long-term relationship.