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Queensland

North-east state of Australia

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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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A bushfire that erased almost a dozen homes in southeast Queensland and went on to destroy the historic Binna Burra lodge may have been deliberately lit.
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Conditions have eased for firefighters battling Queensland's bushfires but it's no time to be complacent, with the fire danger set to increase heading into the..
Credit: SBS - Published 17 hours ago

Conditions have eased for firefighters battling Queensland's bushfires but it's no time to be complacent, with the fire danger set to increase in coming days.
Credit: SBS - Published 18 hours ago

Authorities in Queensland are warning residents not to be complacent amid warnings the fire danger is set to increase in coming days.
Credit: SBS - Published 1 day ago

Residents not far from two of the more serious fires in Queensland, on the Gold Coast and Sunshine Coast, have been told to stay alert in case of flare ups.
Credit: SBS - Published 2 days ago

Residents not far from two of the more serious fires in Queensland, on the Gold Coast and Sunshine Coast, have been told to stay alert in case of flare ups.
Credit: SBS - Published 2 days ago

Queensland's police commissioner says a number of children have been arrested, cautioned or "dealt with under our restorative justice processes" over at least..
Credit: SBS - Published 5 days ago

A destructive fire on Queensland's Sunshine Coast which forced thousands of residents from their homes has been downgraded overnight - ahead of more unfavourable..
Credit: SBS - Published 5 days ago

A destructive fire on Queensland's Sunshine Coast which forced thousands of residents from their homes has been downgraded overnight - ahead of more unfavourable..
Credit: SBS - Published 5 days ago

A destructive fire on Queensland's Sunshine Coast which forced thousands of residents from their homes has been downgraded overnight - ahead of more unfavourable..
Credit: SBS - Published 5 days ago

A destructive fire on Queensland's Sunshine Coast which forced thousands of residents from their homes has been downgraded overnight - ahead of more unfavourable..
Credit: SBS - Published 5 days ago

Police are investigating eight fires in Queensland amid concerns some may have been deliberately lit.
Credit: SBS - Published 5 days ago

Queensland LNP senator Gerard Rennick has used his maiden speech to call for Australia's immigration levels to be slashed.
Credit: SBS - Published 5 days ago

Queensland LNP senator Gerard Rennick has used his maiden speech to call for Australia's immigration levels to be slashed.
Credit: SBS - Published 5 days ago

Queensland LNP senator Gerard Rennick has signalled his maverick tendencies in his first speech, which called for reforms across a wide range of policy areas.
Credit: SBS - Published 5 days ago

A photo has captured the sheer exhaustion of firefighters in Queensland battling the blazes for hours on end.
Credit: SBS - Published 5 days ago

A fire that's destroyed homes and forced hundreds of evacuations on Queensland's Sunshine Coast may have been deliberately lit.
Credit: SBS - Published 5 days ago

Queensland's acting premier says it's a miracle firefighters were able to save so many homes from a savage fire on the Sunshine Coast.
Credit: SBS - Published 6 days ago

Hundreds of Australians have fled their homes in the eastern states as 140 fires ravaged parts of Queensland and New South Wales (NSW), officials said on..
Credit: Reuters - Published 6 days ago

Queensland's acting premier says it's a miracle firefighters were able to save so many homes from a savage fire on the Sunshine Coast.
Credit: SBS - Published 6 days ago

Queensland's ongoing bushfire crisis has destroyed 17 houses across the state, while 67 others are damaged.
Credit: SBS - Published 6 days ago

Queensland's acting premier says it's a miracle firefighters were able to save so many homes from a savage fire on the Sunshine Coast.
Credit: SBS - Published 6 days ago

A fire that's destroyed homes on Queensland's Sunshine Coast remains out of control, with 400 people sheltering in evacuation centres.
Credit: SBS - Published 6 days ago

A fire that's destroyed homes on Queensland's Sunshine Coast remains out of control, with 400 people sheltering in evacuation centres.
Credit: SBS - Published 6 days ago

A fire that's destroyed homes on Queensland's Sunshine Coast remains out of control, with 400 people sheltering in evacuation centres.
Credit: SBS - Published 6 days ago

Queensland police are interviewing a group of juveniles over a blaze that has destroyed homes and forced hundreds of evacuations on the Sunshine Coast.
Credit: SBS - Published 6 days ago

Some 70 fires are burning across Queensland and evacuees holed up in disaster centres on the Sunshine Coast and Gold Coast.
Credit: SBS - Published 6 days ago

A fire that's destroyed or damaged homes on Queensland's Sunshine Coast remains out of control, with hundreds of people sheltering in evacuation centres.
Credit: SBS - Published 6 days ago

Ten homes have reportedly been lost as bushfires rage on Queensland's Sunshine Coast.
Credit: SBS - Published 6 days ago

Dry conditions and strong winds are fuelling more than 100 bushfires across Queensland and New South Wales.
Credit: SBS - Published 6 days ago

Dry conditions and strong winds are fuelling more than 100 bushfires across Queensland and New South Wales.
Credit: SBS - Published 6 days ago

Dry conditions and strong winds are fuelling more than 100 bushfires across Queensland and New South Wales.
Credit: SBS - Published 1 week ago

Dry conditions and strong winds are fuelling more than 50 bushfires across Queensland, with the worst of the blazes burning in the Gold Coast hinterland.
Credit: SBS - Published 1 week ago

Queensland is in uncharted territory as crews battle to get the upper hand in the worst start to the fire season on record, as the state's fire chief warns this..
Credit: SBS - Published 1 week ago

Queensland is in uncharted territory as crews battle to get the upper hand in the worst start to the fire season on record, as the state's fire chief warns this..
Credit: SBS - Published 1 week ago

The man trusted to predict Queensland's fire risk says ferocious blazes that have erupted at a record early point in spring are an omen.
Credit: SBS - Published 1 week ago

The man trusted to predict Queensland's fire risk says ferocious blazes that have erupted at a record early point in spring are an omen.
Credit: SBS - Published 1 week ago

NSW firefighters are bracing for another day of strong winds and challenging conditions as they battle two out-of-control blazes in northern NSW.
Credit: SBS - Published 1 week ago

Firefighters say at least 15 homes and four other structures have been lost in Queensland while more than 60 bush and grass fires burn across New South Wales.
Credit: SBS - Published 1 week ago

Firefighters say at least 15 homes and four other structures have been lost in Queensland while more than 60 bush and grass fires burn across New South Wales.
Credit: SBS - Published 1 week ago

Four properties have been destroyed and a volunteer firefighter has suffered severe burns as several major fires burn out of control in NSW.
Credit: SBS - Published 1 week ago

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