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Queensland: North-east state of Australia
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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Qld man defrauds $1.2 million from ATO

A Queensland man who defrauded $1.2 million from the ATO by filing false business statements for his wife's deli business has been sentenced to prison.
SBS - Published

Queensland mother imprisoned for taking daughters to Somalia for genital mutilation

She is the first person to be sentenced in Queensland for removing a child from the state for female genital mutilation.
SBS - Published

Videos for Queensland

Australia Is Experiencing Its Hottest Summer Ever [Video]Australia Is Experiencing Its Hottest Summer Ever

While the U.S. has been dealing with cold fronts, our friends down under have been facing extreme heat.

Credit: Newsy Studio     Duration: 01:04Published

Australia Is Letting People Use Emojis On Their Car License Plates [Video]Australia Is Letting People Use Emojis On Their Car License Plates

According to Business Insider, Australia is letting drivers add an emoji to their official government issued license plates. Drivers in the state of Queensland are able to add one of five emoji to the..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:39Published

Australian leaders warned: act now to save koalas [Video]Australian leaders warned: act now to save koalas

The President of WWF International has warned Australian leaders that the nation's iconic marsupial, the koala, is at risk of extinction due to high rates of deforestation. Gracie Jerome reports.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:06Published

Timelapse of railway disappearing during Australian floods [Video]Timelapse of railway disappearing during Australian floods

Surveillance footage shows a railway track disappearing under rising waters during major flooding in Queensland, Australia this week. Rough cut - no reporter narration.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:46Published

Catastrophic flooding in northeastern Australia expected to worsen [Video]Catastrophic flooding in northeastern Australia expected to worsen

The Australian state of Queensland has been hit with torrential rain in the past seven days, with more than a thousand people being evacuated. Rough cut - no reporter narration.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:19Published

80 rescued in Queensland from Australia floods [Video]80 rescued in Queensland from Australia floods

Tens of thousands more at risk as rain continues to pour on Townsville, Queensland.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 01:34Published

Once-in-a-century floods batter parts of Australia's Queensland [Video]Once-in-a-century floods batter parts of Australia's Queensland

Unprecedented floods have lashed eastern Australia where around 100 homes have been evacuated as authorities warn of more heavy rain. Rough cut (no reporter narration).

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:59Published

Six-Year-Old Boy Hospitalized After Dingo Attack In Australia [Video]Six-Year-Old Boy Hospitalized After Dingo Attack In Australia

CNN reports, on Saturday, a six-year-old boy was rushed to hospital after being attacked by a dingo, a native wild dog, in Australia's Queensland. According to RACQ LifeFlight Rescue, the boy was..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:47Published

 

Qld mum imprisoned for genital mutilation

A Queensland mother has been sentenced to prison for taking her two daughters to Africa to have parts of their genitals removed.
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Cyclone Trevor could hit NT as category 4

After leaving a train of devastation in north Queensland, Tropical Cyclone Trevor is heading for the Northern Territory where it is likely to intensify.
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Cyclone Trevor re-intensifies, heads for the Northern Territory

After leaving a train of devastation in north Queensland, Tropical Cyclone Trevor is heading for the Northern Territory and is likely to intensify.
SBS - Published

Cyclone Trevor heads for the NT

After leaving a train of devastation in north Queensland, Tropical Cyclone Trevor is heading for the Northern Territory and is likely to intensify.
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Fraser Anning spent most taxpayers' money on family travel last year

The far-right Queensland senator charged taxpayers nearly $35,000 to fly his family around the country - more than any other MP.
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Qld man dies in SA helicopter crash

A Queensland man has died in a helicopter crash in Far North South Australia, bout 60 kilometres west of Woomera.
SBS - Published

Victoria denounces Anning for terror words

Victoria's parliament has condemned Queensland Senator Fraser Anning's comments made after the New Zealand terror attack.
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Victoria condemns Anning in wake of terror

Victoria's parliament has condemned Queensland Senator Fraser Anning's comments made after the New Zealand terror attack.
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Cyclone Trevor lashes Far North Queensland with 220km/h winds

Tropical Cyclone Trevor has lashed towns in north Queensland with powerful winds and bucketed rain as it moves towards the Northern Territory.
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Far North Queensland communities go into lockdown as Cyclone Trevor hits

Cyclone Trevor has been upgraded to a category three system and is due to hit near the Lockhart River in far north Queensland.
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North Qld braces for TC Trevor

Cyclone Trevor is bearing down on far north Queensland communities as it is set to make landfall at 4pm on Tuesday.
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'Egg Boy' won't take action against Anning

Greens leader Richard Di Natale has called on the coalition and Labor to support the suspension of Queensland senator Fraser Anning from parliament.
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Cyclone Trevor: Far North Queensland communities begin lockdown

Cyclone Trevor has been upgraded to a category three system and is due to hit near the Lockhart River in far north Queensland.
SBS - Published

Emergency crews ready for Cyclone Trevor

Cyclone Trevor has been upgraded to a category three system and is due to hit near the Lockhart River in far north Queensland.
SBS - Published

Qld police probe crash that killed kids

Queensland police are investigating the circumstances surrounding a car crash that killed two children.
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Greens push to boot Anning from parliament

Greens leader Richard Di Natale has called on the coalition and Labor to support the suspension of Queensland senator Fraser Anning from parliament.
SBS - Published

Cyclone Trevor intensifies near Qld coast

Cyclone Trevor has been upgraded to a category three system and is due to hit near the Lockhart River in far north Queensland.
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How Fraser Anning ended up in parliament

Queensland senator Fraser Anning joined the federal parliament after his One Nation colleague Malcolm Roberts was found ineligible to have been elected.
SBS - Published

Green groups show shark drumline deaths

Green groups have renewed their calls for the Queensland government to abandon drumline culling by showing graphic images of dead sharks on hooks.
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Dutton urges voters to dump Fraser Anning

Greens leader Richard Di Natale says his party is weighing up a push to expel Queensland senator Fraser Anning from parliament.
SBS - Published

Greens explore options to expel Anning

Greens leader Richard Di Natale says his party is weighing up a push to expel Queensland senator Fraser Anning from parliament.
SBS - Published

'Don't egg politicians, you get tackled': Teen who egged Fraser Anning speaks

'Don't egg politicians, you get tackled by thirty bogans at the same time, I learnt the hard way,' the Melbourne teenager who egged Queensland senator Fraser Anning said in a video he posted on..
The Age - Published

Qld leaders unite in prayer for NZ

Leaders of various faiths and government have joined hundreds of people in Brisbane to pray for the victims of the Christchurch terror attack.
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Man allegedly rams Queensland mosque

A Queensland man has been charged after allegedly ramming his car into a mosque south of Brisbane.
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Qld crossbenchers stand for First Nations

A number of Queensland crossbenchers are standing to acknowledge Indigenous Australians in state parliament.
SBS - Published

PM wants to censure Anning for NZ comments

Prime Minister Scott Morrison wants to censure Queensland Senator Fraser Anning in parliament for blaming the Islamic community for the New Zealand shootings.
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Morrison condemns 'ugly' Anning comments

Australian politicians have condemned the "hate speech" of Queensland senator Fraser Anning about the New Zealand mosque shootings.
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Far-right senator to be censured: Morrison

The government will lead a bipartisan motion to censure Queensland senator Fraser Anning over his comments regarding the massacre of Muslims in Christchurch.
SBS - Published

Burke condemns 'normalisation of bigotry'

Australian politicians have condemned the "hate speech" of Queensland senator Fraser Anning about the New Zealand mosque shootings.
SBS - Published

Jail term awaits Islamic 'wunderkind' over doomed travel plot

Robert Cerantonio went from an in-demand figure across the Islamic world to the ringleader of a doomed plot to sail from northern Queensland to the Philippines.
The Age - Published

Qld students join climate change strike

Queensland students who marched against a lack of action on climate change say that the issue is more important than a school day.
SBS - Published

Qld kids shouldn't skip school: Palaszczuk

Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk says students protesting a lack of action on climate change should do so outside of school hours.
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Qld council wants 'big decisions' on water

State and federal governments have been urged to make "big decisions" on water infrastructure funding amid Queensland's severe drought.
SBS - Published

Queensland hospital beds in the pipeline

The Queensland health minister says hundreds of hospital beds are in the pipeline after doctors spoke out against ambulance ramping.
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Drought-hit Qld city eyes Brisbane water

A drought-stricken Queensland shire has been forced to introduce extreme water restrictions after then region's main dam level fell below 10 per cent.
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Silicosis could become an "epidemic"

The death of a Queensland tradie from silicosis with more cases emerging has sparked concerns the disease could become the next asbestosis.
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Drought-hit Qld shire cuts water supplies

A drought-stricken Queensland shire has been forced to introduce extreme water restrictions after the region's main dam level fell below 10 per cent.
SBS - Published

Online trolls bullied dying Qld tradie

A Gold Coast tradie who died from silicosis was tormented by online trolls as he tried to raise awareness of the disease that killed him.
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Dying Qld tradie bullied by online trolls

A Gold Coast tradie who died from silicosis was tormented by online trolls as he tried to raise awareness of the disease that killed him.
SBS - Published

Qld dairy farmers protest Coles milk price

Queensland dairy farmers rallied at a Coles in Brisbane to protest the supermarket giant's refusal to increase the price of milk.
SBS - Published

Resources minister backs Joyce over coal

Liberal and senior Nationals MPs have rejected internal calls led by Barnaby Joyce for the government to invest in a new coal-fired power station in Queensland.
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Pro-coal MPs slapped down by colleagues

Liberal and senior Nationals MPs have rejected internal calls led by Barnaby Joyce for the government to invest in a new coal-fired power station in Queensland.
SBS - Published

Queensland stonemason dies from silicosis

A Queensland man diagnosed with silicosis after working in the stone industry has died.
SBS - Published

Bushfire threatens properties in Qld

Residents have been warned to leave now as a fire threatens properties in the Wide Bay Burnett region of Queensland.
SBS - Published

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