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A century-old pub in a tiny central-west Queensland town has been chosen to represent Australia at a prestigious international architecture expo. Barcaldine's Globe Hotel, built in 1910, was facing demolition before the Barcaldine Regional Council purchased it in 2011 and converted it into a ...
Brisbane City Council will not apologise for slapping residents attending Anzac Day dawn services with parking fines of more than $120. Morningside ... “These changes were well signed and advertised in advance, and had been made at the request of event organisers and the Queensland Police.” ...

Acting Prime Minister and Minister for Infrastructure and Transport, Michael McCormack, made a whirlwind tour of Toowoomba to visit the the city's ... Mr McCormack, described InterLink SQ's intermodal hub as an exciting project for the region and Queensland when visiting the development at Charlton.
The Queensland government accepted a “bare minimum” rehabilitation plan for a decommissioned coalmine near Ipswich after apparently losing key documents relating to the site's environmental conditions. The site of the former Ebenezer mine will remain scarred by massive voids and a waste dam.
Brisbane's apartment glut has opened the door for further debate on a new high school for the inner city to ease the load on Queensland's largest secondary school, Brisbane State High School. The choice of site for Brisbane's newest inner-city high school boils down to a block behind Park Road train ...
Some people dismiss trampolines as backyard toys, but for many they are part of a serious sport, especially since trampolining was added to the Olympic Games at Sydney in 2000. Australia won a medal at those games, when Ji Wallace from Lismore in northern New South Wales took silver in the ...

ONE of Brisbane's most polluted waterways is set to be transformed, as the council pushes ahead with its plan to turn Oxley Creek into the city's biggest ... Oxley Creek is considered to be among the most polluted in Queensland and, according to the draft Master Plan, its water quality has been impacted by ...
FRESH details on the new master plan for Ipswich's CBD have been released today, revealing plans for a riverside bar and host of retail outlets. The $150m project is the most extensive redevelopment in Ipswich's city centre and has been in the making for most of the last decade. The eight-hectare precinct will feature a ...
In a statement issued on Wednesday afternoon, Ipswich City Council said the current contamination level in the city's recycling was unacceptably high, with about half of everything collected from yellow-lid bins not able to be recycled. It said for recycling to continue, it meant the council would need to reduce ...
The Gold Coast, Logan, Moreton Bay and Ipswich city councils were the first to feel the heat from the CCC. Then more headlines ... Tony Fitzgerald, the man who famously conducted one of the biggest anti-corruption movements in Queensland's history, said new legislation was never enough. Mr Fitzgerald ...

Redland City Council is not taking any chances. The council has issued a warning to prepare for wild weather and have set up sandbagging stations for the community. The Sunshine Coast State Emergency Service is also on standby and have 3000 sandbags ready to go. The town of Ingham has been cut ...
The short clip shows the huge spider holding on for dear life as flood water swept through the town of Halifax, north Queensland on March 11. Several towns in the north-eastern state in Australia have by affected by flooding after the Herbert River broke its banks following extensive rainfall, resulting in ...
A small Queensland town is fighting for the return of a family of Sri Lankan asylum seekers after the couple and their locally born children were taken into detention in Melbourne. Nadesalingam and Priya with their two children. Photo: Tamil Refugee Council. More than 12,000 people have signed a ...
Residents of the rain-hit north Queensland town of Innisfail have been warned they may need to flee to higher ground. The call comes after the ... A disaster situation was declared on Friday across North Queensland as flooding cut off major roads, houses were flooded and schools closed. The emergency ...
Rain-soaked outback Queensland remained in celebratory mode yesterday, despite continued heavy falls flooding country towns, leaving travellers and trucks stranded across the northwest of the state, and closing major roads and highways leading in and out of Julia Creek, Blackall and Winton.
When it comes to tourism, some places have reefs or rainforests, but on Queensland Sunshine Coast's hinterland, in the small town of Kilcoy, they have the yowie. As the economies of country towns around Australia evolve, tourism is often cited as the next focus for local governments. With alleged sightings ...
North Queensland is bracing for a possible major flooding event, with some areas to experience their worst flooding in nearly a decade. The Herbert River is set to peak on Thursday night, with nearby Ingham set to experience flooding similar to the 2009 event. A major flood warning is also in place for the ...
Food drops are set to be made in coming days to remote Queensland towns cut off by floodwaters, ahead of a potential cyclone which could dump more ... He added those towns have not yet requested food drops, but officials are looking to deliver supplies to the outback town of Richmond in the next 48 ...
A small country town in outback Queensland has been turned into an inland island after days of torrential rainfall. Winton, located more than 850km west of Rockhampton and of a population of around 1000 people, saw some of the worst of the wild weather that hit the state's northern and north-western ...


 

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