Almost 100 Queensland workers have developed a deadly lung disease from working with manufactured stone, and there are fears the real number could dwarf that.
Forecasters expect Cyclone Oma to hover off Queensland, but say the weather system will still deliver galeforce winds and dangerous swell along the coast.
A grader and a personnel carrier have collided underground at a central Queensland mine, killing one worker and injuring a number of others.
The Queensland Government is considering appealing the sentence of the mother of slain Queensland toddler Mason Jet Lee who could walk free in July.
A miner has died, and others have been injured, after two pieces of machinery collided underground in a central Queensland mine.
A miner is dead and 10 others injured after two pieces of machinery collided underground in a central Queensland coal mine north of Mackay.
WARNING – DISTRESSING CONTENT: Footage shows the man pinning the canine on the ground and punching it more than a dozen times in North Mackay.
Huge waves from Cyclone Oma combined with king tides saw this Sunshine Coast couple caught out when driving on a Sunshine Coast beach.
Queensland's Police Commissioner has assured the community that Robert John Fardon is under strict supervision.
Former CFMEU boss Dave Hanna told his alleged rape victim taking her home was the "right thing" to do by her, his Brisbane trial has heard.
Indian mining giant Adani has blasted the state government for ignoring its concerns about a review of its plans to protect an endangered Queensland bird.