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Brisbane: Capital city of Queensland, Australia
Brisbane is the capital of and the most populated city in the Australian state of Queensland, and the third most populous city in Australia. Brisbane's metropolitan area has a population of approximately 2.5 million, and the South East Queensland metropolitan region, centred on Brisbane, encompasses a population of more than 3.6 million. The Brisbane central business district stands on the historic European settlement and is situated inside a peninsula of the Brisbane River, about 15 kilometres from its mouth at Moreton Bay. The metropolitan area extends in all directions along the floodplain of the Brisbane River Valley between Moreton Bay and the Great Dividing Range, sprawling across several of Australia's most populous local government areas (LGAs)β€”most centrally the City of Brisbane, which is by far the most populous LGA in the nation. The demonym of Brisbane is "Brisbanite" or "Brisbanian".

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Brisbane man charged with 'providing support' to IS terror group

A Brisbane man will face court charged with attempting to provide support to a terrorist organisation.
SBS - Published

Peter Dutton wins seventh term in Dickson

Home Affairs Minister Peter Dutton has retained his marginal northern Brisbane seat of Dickson despite what he says was a dirty campaign run by GetUp and Labor.
SBS - Published

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