Queensland

North-east state of Australia

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Queensland is the second-largest and third-most populous state in the Commonwealth of Australia. Situated in the north-east of the country, it is bordered by the Northern Territory, South Australia and New South Wales to the west, south-west and south respectively. To the east, Queensland is bordered by the Coral Sea and Pacific Ocean. To its north is the Torres Strait, with Papua New Guinea located less than 200 km across it from the mainland. The state is the world's sixth-largest sub-national entity, with an area of 1,852,642 square kilometres (715,309 sq mi).

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Nothing says success like two private jets, but London-based Aussie billionaire Lex Greensill has had a difficult couple of months.
Credit: The Age - Published 18 hours ago

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The Queensland premier's department says publishing a diary entry with the identity of a secret intelligence agent was an administrative error.
Credit: SBS - Published 23 hours ago

Devices sometimes used by climate change protesters to lock themselves together and block traffic will be made illegal in Queensland.
Credit: SBS - Published 3 days ago

Devices used by protesters to lock themselves together and block traffic during a protest will be made illegal in Queensland.
Credit: SBS - Published 3 days ago

A three-year-old girl who went missing from her home has been found dead in a dam at Cootharaba on Queensland's Sunshine Coast.
Credit: SBS - Published 3 days ago

A three-year-old girl who went missing from her home has been found dead in a dam at Cootharaba on Queensland's Sunshine Coast.
Credit: SBS - Published 3 days ago

An elderly couple was hospitalized and their dog injured after a goanna attacked them Thursday in Flametree, Queensland, rescuers say.
Credit: USATODAY.com - Published 1 week ago

An elderly couple in Australia were injured in an attack by a goanna lizard while attempting to save their dog from the giant reptile. A 72-year-old man suffered..
1 week ago • WorldNews
A Queensland traditional owner forced into bankruptcy by Adani after failed legal actions says it means nothing to him.
Credit: SBS - Published 1 week ago

An indigenous opponent to Adani's central Queensland coal mine has been made bankrupt so the mining giant can recover $600,000 in legal costs.
Credit: SBS - Published 1 week ago

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