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Brisbane: Capital city of Queensland, Australia
Brisbane is the capital of and the most populous city in the Australian state of Queensland, and the third most populous city in Australia. Brisbane's metropolitan area has a population of over 2.5 million, and the South East Queensland metropolitan region, centred on Brisbane, encompasses a population of more than 3.6 million.

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Australian toilet paper truck catches fire [Video]

Australian toilet paper truck catches fire

A delivery truck carrying toilet paper burst into flames in the Australian city of Brisbane on late Wednesday (March 4) night, amid panic stockpiling of the product that was sparked by the coronavirus..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:49Published
Ex-rugby player and family die in alleged murder-suicide [Video]

Ex-rugby player and family die in alleged murder-suicide

An ex-rugby player killed himself in Australia after allegedly dousing his family with petrol and setting them alight in their family car in Brisbane on Wednesday (February 19), local media reported...

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:40Published

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Australia's High Court will hand down its decision on disgraced Cardinal George Pell's final appeal opportunity in Brisbane on Tuesday morning.
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Scott Morrison says the system failed murdered Hannah Clarke and her children

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'We are a nation in pain': Tears and anger at Brisbane vigil for Hannah Clarke and her three children

Residents in Brisbane have gathered for a vigil to mourn the deaths of Hannah Clarke and her three children.
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Man shot dead by police after tourist stabbed in Brisbane CBD

Police officers have shot dead an armed man who had stabbed another person near a hotel in Brisbane's CBD.
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'We are a nation in pain': Vigil held for murdered Brisbane mother Hannah Clarke and kids

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Mourners gather to remember murdered Brisbane mother Hannah Clarke and kids

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Brisbane murders prompt men to seek help

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Detective Inspector Mark Thompson was criticised after questioning whether the perpetrator in the Brisbane murder-suicide may have been "driven too far".
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Detective Inspector Mark Thompson was criticised after questioning whether the perpetrator in the Brisbane murder-suicide may have been "driven too far".
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Queensland Police apologise for 'victim blaming' comments after murder of Hannah Clarke and kids

A senior officer has been stood down from the investigation into the deaths of a woman and her three children in Brisbane after he was criticised for statements made during a press conference.
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Police confirm domestic violence reports received before murder of Brisbane mother and children

Police have confirmed Rowan Baxter had been reported for domestic violence prior to Wednesday's horrific murders.
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