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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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Queensland premier Annastacia Palaszczuk orders deadline on Adani

Queensland's premier wants a deadline on the Adani approval process after voters venting their frustrations at the ballot box spooked state MPs.
SBS - Published

"Not a good look": Western civilisation course hits another roadblock

Queensland academics have rejected a proposed western civilisation curriculum for a second time as the clock ticks towards the course's start date early next year
The Age - Published

Videos for Queensland

Teenager Marks hits surfing's heights with Gold Coast victory [Video]Teenager Marks hits surfing's heights with Gold Coast victory

Caroline Marks wins her first World Surf League event at the age of 17 and heads the world rankings.

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Premier visits central Qld after election

Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk will head to central Queensland on Wednesday after Labor was obliterated in the region in the federal election.
SBS - Published

Qld anger over Sunshine Coast Daily pic

The Queensland government has complained to the Australia Press Council after a newspaper published an altered image of Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk.
SBS - Published

Palaszczuk rules out Qld cabinet shakeup

Annastacia Palaszczuk will not reshuffle her cabinet despite mounting concerns that more regional MPs should be given prime positions at the table.
SBS - Published

Melbourne suburbs 'turning into Queensland', Labor warned

Reconnect with blue-collar voters or face the same fate as Queensland, Victorian Labor warned
The Age - Published

Qld govt under pressure to make Adani call

Annastacia Palaszczuk's government is under increasing pressure to make a decision on Adani's plans for a new coal mine in central Queensland.
SBS - Published

What it will take to win over Queensland

Internal polls told the Labor Party its support was crumbling in Queensland - it just didn't believe them.
The Age - Published Also reported by •SBS

Federal election a 'wake-up call' for Queensland government

Labor's handling of the controversial Adani coal mine project remains in the spotlight after the party's struggles in Queensland during the federal election.
SBS - Published

Why One Nation’s primary vote increased across the country

One Nation’s vote has surged in Queensland, with a surprise result in a NSW lower house seat as well – and it appears it’s come from Labor voters.
SBS - Published

Adani mine stance costly for Labor: Greens

Labor's unclear position on the Adani coal mine proved costly to the party's federal election fortunes in Queensland, Greens senator Sarah Hanson-Young says.
SBS - Published

One Nation’s support surged across the country – was it all thanks to Labor?

One Nation’s vote has surged in Queensland, with a surprise result in a NSW lower house seat as well – and it appears it’s come from Labor voters.
SBS - Published

Adani issue hurt Labor in Qld: Canavan

Former Greens leader Bob Brown has denied his anti-Adani convoy during the election campaign led to Labor's federal election obliteration in Queensland.
SBS - Published

'Quexit': Some Australians want to ditch Queensland after election result

Some social media users aren't too happy with the Sunshine State.
SBS - Published

'Anti-jobs' Palaszczuk cost ALP federally

The Queensland opposition says Labor's poor federal election showing can be attributed to Annastacia Palaszczuk's "anti-resources" agenda.
SBS - Published

Greed won in federal election: Bob Brown

Former Greens leader Bob Brown has denied his anti-Adani convoy during the election campaign led to Labor's federal election obliteration in Queensland.
SBS - Published

Shorten’s class war and climate change cost Labor: John Howard

John Howard says Bill Shorten was wrong to run a "class warfare" campaign and Labor lost big in Queensland because it didn't support the Adani coalmine.
SBS - Published

Peter Dutton and Josh Frydenberg retain seats despite tough fights

Despite tough contests, Liberal frontbenchers Peter Dutton and Josh Frydenberg are set to return to federal parliament, retaining their Queensland and Victorian seats.
SBS - Published

Dutton, Liberals defend marginal Qld seats

A predicted LNP rout in Queensland is looking less likely but with five seats held by less than two per cent, the pollsters could be proved wrong.
SBS - Published

Labor's QLD hopes could be dashed

A predicted LNP rout in Queensland is looking unlikely but with five seats held by less than two per cent, the pollsters could be proved wrong on election day.
SBS - Published

Prime Minister speaks with SBS on eve of the election

SBS has heard from Prime Minister Scott Morrison how he has spent the last day of the campaign in Queensland and on the New South Wales Central Coast.
SBS - Published

The weird, wild politics of Queensland

the weird, wild politics of queensland
Disappointed voters and small parties - some with extremist views - could disrupt the Queensland poll.
BBC News - Published

Morrison plays it safe on eve of election

Scott Morrison is launching a blitz of Queensland seats during the final day of the federal election campaign.
SBS - Published

New Qld dept to fix youth justice crisis

The Queensland government has created a new Youth Justice Department to solve an overcrowding crisis.
SBS - Published

Qld announces new Youth Justice department

The Queensland government has announced a new Department of Youth Justice led by a deputy police commissioner.
SBS - Published

Dutton battles to hold Qld seat of Dickson

Grass-roots campaigning by lobbyist GetUp in Peter Dutton's marginal seat of Dickson is putting pressure on the hard-line Home Affairs Minister.
SBS - Published

Morrison in safe seat as election tightens

Scott Morrison is in Queensland for the final day of the election campaign, as Australians mourn the death of former prime minister Bob Hawke.
SBS - Published

Key Qld seats under the microscope

Queensland politicians who hold their seats with only a handful of votes are tipped to lose them at the next federal poll.
SBS - Published

PM blitzes Qld on final day of campaign

Scott Morrison is in Queensland for the final day of the election campaign, as Australians mourn the death of former prime minister Bob Hawke at the age of 89.
SBS - Published

No-one knows true status of Adani finch

Researchers say there are gaping holes in what's known about a bird that has delayed Adani's contentious new coal mine in Queensland.
SBS - Published

No govt plan for Qld watch house kids

Queensland's system for working with children will be reformed under laws expected to pass state parliament this week.
SBS - Published

Working with Qld kids rules tipped to pass

Queensland's system for working with children will be reformed under laws expected to pass state parliament this week.
SBS - Published

Palaszczuk won't remove watch house kids

The Queensland premier's department is looking into revelations young children are being held in adult watch houses.
SBS - Published

Flu kills 25 in Qld with peak yet to come

Doctors are warning of a horror flu season this winter as the death toll in Queensland rises to 25.
SBS - Published

Queensland town 'heartbroken' after Tamil family loses legal bid to avoid deportation

The High Court has denied a Tamil asylum-seeker family's last-ditch bid to avoid deportation despite the efforts of a small Queensland town to save them.
SBS - Published

Queensland town heartbroken for Tamil family

The High Court has denied a Tamil asylum-seeker family's last-ditch bid to avoid deportation despite the efforts of a small Queensland town to save them.
SBS - Published

Qld Premier's dept probe watch house kids

Further changes to tighten Queensland's rules on permits for working or volunteering with children will be debated in state parliament this week.
SBS - Published

Investment bank cuts Adani links after pressure from environmentalists

Rothschild & Co says it will not advise India's Adani on the financing or development of the Carmichael coal mine in Queensland.
SBS - Published

Far north Qld cyclone warning downgraded

Residents in far north Queensland have been warned to prepare for heavy rain and gale force winds as the Bureau of Meteorology issues a cyclone warning.
SBS - Published

Cyclone warning issued for far north Qld

Residents in far north Queensland have been warned to prepare for heavy rain and gale force winds as the Bureau of Meteorology issues a cyclone warning.
SBS - Published

Qld parly mulls rules on working with kids

Further changes to tighten Queensland's rules on permits for working or volunteering with children will be debated in state parliament this week.
SBS - Published

Adani approval process normal: premier

The Queensland government has requested another groundwater review for Adani's Carmichael coal mine project, again holding up the project.
SBS - Published

Arson attempt on Qld Labor candidate's car

An attempted arson attack on a Queensland Labor candidate has left her promising not to be intimidated as police investigate the incident.
SBS - Published

Palmer threatens suing for Qld port access

Clive Palmer says he will take legal action against the Queensland government over entry to a port it says his company is in discussions to access.
SBS - Published

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