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North-east state of Australia

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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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Fire-ravaged Queensland braces for searing temperatures

A heatwave to hit Queensland on Wednesday will bring searing temperatures up to 40 degrees as firefighters continue to battle intense blazes across the state.
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Qld to swelter through fires, heatwave

A heatwave to hit Queensland on Wednesday will bring searing temperatures up to 40 degrees as firefighters continue to battle intense blazes across the state.
SBS - Published

Videos for Queensland


Hazardous bushfire smoke smothers Sydney [Video]Hazardous bushfire smoke smothers Sydney

Strong winds stoked more than 100 fires across Australia's east coast on Tuesday, blanketing Sydney in hazardous smoke and prompting health warnings for the country's most populous city. Lauren Anthony..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:07Published

Farmer releases hailstones from protective nets after severe storm [Video]Farmer releases hailstones from protective nets after severe storm

Slow-motion footage shows hailstones being released from protective bags on a Queensland fruit farm

Credit: Reuters - Viral Video     Duration: 00:51Published

Safety the priority after WRC Australian Rally cancellation [Video]Safety the priority after WRC Australian Rally cancellation

Devastating bush fires near the Coffs Harbour-based event prove too risky, Australian Rally organisers say.

Credit: Reuters - Sports     Duration: 02:57Published

'Leave now': Australians urged to evacuate as 'catastrophic' fires loom [Video]'Leave now': Australians urged to evacuate as 'catastrophic' fires loom

Authorities in Australia's New South Wales and Queensland states have declared a state of emergency as the country's eastern region prepared for "catastrophic" fire conditions. Joe Davies reports.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:26Published

'Uncharted territory' as bushfires rage across Australia's east [Video]'Uncharted territory' as bushfires rage across Australia's east

Firefighters struggle to contain about 17 blazes which remain dangerous in New South Wales and Queensland

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:00Published

Australia in 'unchartered territory' amid bushfire crisis [Video]Australia in 'unchartered territory' amid bushfire crisis

Towns were evacuated and hundreds of residents told to flee on Friday as a record number of emergency-level bushfires raged across two Australian states. Emer McCarthy reports.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:52Published

Shark bites off snorkeler's foot, another hurt in Australian attack [Video]Shark bites off snorkeler's foot, another hurt in Australian attack

A British man had his foot bitten off and another was injured in a shark attack off Australia's northeast coast on Tuesday, emergency officials in Queensland state said. Rough Cut (no reporter..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:51Published

'Buckle up, you'll need a helmet' for the second season of 'Crikey! It’s the Irwins' [Video]'Buckle up, you'll need a helmet' for the second season of 'Crikey! It’s the Irwins'

The show follows late Australian conservationist and "Crocodile Hunter" Steve Irwin's wife Terri and their two children, Bindi and Robert, on their exciting adventures with animals at their Australia..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 02:19Published

Crocodile Hunter's family ready for new season of 'Crikey! It’s the Irwins' [Video]Crocodile Hunter's family ready for new season of 'Crikey! It’s the Irwins'

The family of late Australian conservationist and "Crocodile Hunter" Steve Irwin say their second season of television show "Crikey! It's the Irwins" is so intense that "you'll need a nap after." Rough..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:37Published

Crocodile-spotting drone puts Australian eyes in the sky [Video]Crocodile-spotting drone puts Australian eyes in the sky

New drones designed to spot crocodiles have been unveiled in Queensland, Australia in order to better protect tourists. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:58Published

 

Large, 'unpredictable' bushfire threatening Queensland's Scenic Rim

Weak easterly winds bringing cooler, humid air should help Queensland crews battling more than 90 bushfires but severe weather is forecast to return
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Qld firefighters warn of worsening fires

Weak easterly winds bringing cooler, humid air should help Queensland crews battling more than 90 bushfires but severe weather is forecast to return
SBS - Published

As over 80 fires ravage Queensland, ‘cricket ball’ hail lashes state’s south-east

Queensland’s emergency services dealt with more than 80 blazes on Sunday as a severe thunderstorm also hit the state’s east.
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Cricket ball size hail falls in Qld

Very dangerous thunderstorms moving across parts of Queensland are bringing no relief to bushfire ravaged parts of the state.
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NSW fire losses mount as Queensland sets record, adjusted data show

This season's bushfires have already claimed more building losses than any previous year in Queensland and are ranked the third most for NSW when population growth is taken into account.
The Age - Published

Queensland bushfires: Residents told to flee Ravensbourne fire

Authorities have issued an emergency warning for the Pechey/Ravensbourne fire on the bone dry near Toowoomba.
SBS - Published

More than 60 blazes flog bone dry Qld

The weather bureau warns conditions will continue to deteriorate in Queensland over the weekend thanks to a burst of hot westerly winds.
SBS - Published

No end in sight for Qld fire danger

The weather bureau warns conditions will continue to deteriorate in Queensland over the weekend thanks to a burst of hot westerly winds.
SBS - Published

Australia's most polluting project begins approvals 'by stealth': CCWA

Lifetime greenhouse emissions from Woodside's proposed Burrup Hub will exceed those of Queensland's Adani, but no one authority will examine the total figure.
The Age - Published

Juvenile accused of lighting devastating bushfire in central Queensland

Police allege a minor started a central Queensland bushfire that has destroyed a number of properties.
SBS - Published

NSW bushfire fighters 'in for long haul' as threat in Queensland also expected to worsen

NSW authorities are warning fire conditions could deteriorate as the weekend approaches. Meanwhile, a man has been arrested for suspected arson.
SBS - Published

Fire threat in Queensland expected to worsen by weekend

The fire threat is expected to ease across Queensland on Thursday before conditions worsen heading into the weekend, the weather bureau says.
SBS - Published

Water-bombing helicopter crash lands fighting as fires rage across Queensland

A helicopter pilot has crashed while waterbombing a fire west of Brisbane. More than 60 blazes continue to burn across the state.
SBS - Published

Noosa residents told to leave immediately as Queensland fires flare

Queensland authorities fear what a collision of weather systems might mean for the state, as firefighters continue to battle more than 60 blazes.
SBS - Published

Queensland firefighters brace for dangerous collision of weather systems

Queensland authorities fear what a collision of weather systems might mean for the state, as firefighters continue to battle more than 60 blazes
SBS - Published

Latest: Bushfire emergencies in NSW, Qld

Three people are dead, scores of homes have been destroyed and a state of emergency has been declared as more than 100 bushfires burn across NSW and Queensland.
SBS - Published

Queensland bushfire threat set to intensify as winds change

Firefighters are desperately hoping containment lines will hold as Queensland braces for chaotic wind changes and intensifying fire danger.
SBS - Published

Queensland fire danger to increase as winds shift

Firefighters are desperately hoping containment lines will hold as Queensland braces for chaotic wind changes and intensifying fire danger.
SBS - Published

Climate activists rally outside NSW parliament

Climate activists have rallied outside New South Wales parliament following comments by the Deputy Prime Minister yesterday. Michael McCormack slammed comments that linked climate change to the..
SBS - Published

'No end in sight': severe fire danger in Queensland amid soaring temperatures

The bushfire threat in Queensland is set to ramp up, with high to very high fire danger forecast and severe conditions expected amid soaring temperatures.
SBS - Published

Watch: NSW Rural Fire Service live update

Watch here for live media conference updates on bushfires across NSW and QLD. The next NSW RFS media conference is expected at 2.05pm (AEDT).
SBS - Published

Tennis star Ash Barty named Queensland’s Young Australian of the Year

Australian tennis star Ash Barty has taken out yet another award.
SBS - Published

Queensland prepares for severe fire danger amid soaring temperatures

The bushfire threat in Queensland is set to ramp up, with high to very high fire danger forecast and severe conditions expected amid soaring temperatures.
SBS - Published

Queensland braces for severe fire threat

The bushfire threat in Queensland is set to ramp up, with high to very high fire danger forecast and severe conditions expected amid soaring temperatures.
SBS - Published

NSW mayor slams deputy PM’s 'insulting' climate change attack during bushfires

Deputy Prime Minister Michael McCormack has attacked people for linking climate change to conditions which enabled fires in NSW and Queensland to take hold.
SBS - Published

Nine homes lost to bushfires as Queensland hopes for calmer conditions

Queensland firefighters are battling three major fires with 51 still burning across the state. Four homes have been lost so far.
SBS - Published

Australian authorities urge evacuations ahead of 'catastrophic' fire threat

Authorities in Australia's Queensland and New South Wales states declared a state of emergency on Monday as the country's eastern region prepared for "catastrophic" fire conditions.
Reuters - Published

Deputy PM slammed after attacking 'woke capital city greenies' during bushfires

Deputy Prime Minister Michael McCormack has attacked people for linking climate change to conditions which enabled fires in NSW and Queensland to take hold.
SBS - Published

Australia's east coast declares state of emergency amid 'catastrophic' fire threat

Authorities in Australia's Queensland and New South Wales states on Monday declared a state of emergency as the country's eastern region prepared for "catastrophic" fire conditions.
Reuters - Published

Climate link to bushfires riles deputy PM

Deputy Prime Minister Michael McCormack has attacked people for linking climate change to conditions which enabled fires in NSW and Queensland to take hold.
SBS - Published

Three major fires continue to burn in Qld

Queensland firefighters are battling three major fires among 47 still burning across the state. Four homes have been lost so far.
SBS - Published

Climate dispute breaks out as Scott Morrison visits bushfire-hit areas

A war of words has broken out about the link between climate change and the unprecedented bushfire emergency that has hit NSW and Queensland.
SBS - Published

Authorities hoping calmer conditions will help ease Queensland fires

A massive bushfire that's destroyed sixteen structures in central Queensland overnight continues to force people from their homes.
SBS - Published

Homes destroyed in central Queensland as bushfires continue to burn

A massive bushfire that's destroyed sixteen structures in central Queensland overnight continues to force people from their homes.
SBS - Published

Central Qld fire destroys multiple homes

A massive bushfire that's destroyed sixteen structures in central Queensland overnight continues to force people from their homes.
SBS - Published

Queensland on high alert as authorities warn fires 'could burn for days'

Dozens of blazes in Queensland and "tinder box-like conditions" are challenging firefighters and forcing thousands to evacuate.
SBS - Published

Emergency warnings in place for Noosa as Queensland bushfires worsen

Thousands of residents who were evacuated from Noosa to escape the path of a bushfire are unable to go home.
SBS - Published

Noosa evacuees remain in limbo as firefighters assess Queensland blazes

Thousands of residents who were evacuated from Noosa to escape the path of a bushfire are unable to go home.
SBS - Published

Murder charge laid over alleged shooting

A 72-year-old man has allegedly fatally shot a 67-year-old woman in south-east Queensland before calling emergency services for help.
SBS - Published

Noosa evacuated as 37 bushfires continue burning across Queensland

Thousands of residents who were evacuated from Noosa to escape the path of a bushfire are unable to go home.
SBS - Published

Man, 72, shoots woman, calls emergency

A 72-year-old man has allegedly fatally shot a 67-year-old woman in south-east Queensland before calling emergency services for help.
SBS - Published

'Uncharted territory': Dozens of out of control bushfires burn across New South Wales and Queensland

Hot, windy conditions are wreaking havoc across New South Wales and Queensland.
SBS - Published

Homes destroyed, residents trapped as New South Wales, Queensland bushfires burn out of control

Hot, windy conditions are wreaking havoc across New South Wales and Queensland.
SBS - Published

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