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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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Labor is claiming victory in one of the three remaining close federal seats, but the Liberals are ahead in two others.
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A group of passengers helped bring a bus on the Gold Coast to a stop when the driver had a suspected medical episode.
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Santos is pushing the NSW government to follow Queensland and set an approvals timeline for its proposed Narrabri coal seam gas project.
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The nominations for the 61st annual Logie Awards have been revealed before the ceremony at the Star Casino in Queensland on June 30
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Queensland's education minister Grace Grace has called on the federal government to review NAPLAN online in the wake of ongoing connectivity issues.
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Queensland wasn’t the only region where Labor lost substantial ground with voters – in its heartland of western Sydney, the party recorded major swings..
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Prime Minister Scott Morrison has joined Adani in welcoming the Queensland government's self-imposed three-week deadline to resolve two outstanding environmental..
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Scott Morrison wants the Queensland government to "get on" with the Adani coal mine, saying compliance measures should be followed like any other project.
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Indian mining giant Adani has welcomed the Queensland government's self-imposed deadline of three weeks to resolve two outstanding environmental approvals.
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The two approvals Adani needs to build its contentious coal mine in the Galilee Basin should be resolved by June 13, the Queensland premier says.
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Prime Minister Scott Morrison will visit a cattle stud and rodeo during a visit to outback Queensland on Friday - his first trip after being re-elected.
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Prime Minister Scott Morrison will visit a cattle stud and rodeo during a visit to outback Queensland on Friday.
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A timeline for Adani's central Queensland coal mine could be known on Friday after Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk ordered it be fixed.
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Prime Minister Scott Morrison is visiting north Queensland to meet with communities recovering from natural disasters.
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A Chinese company has suspended its bid for leases to develop a sprawling coal mine next to Adani' proposed coal mine in Queensland.
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Prime Minister Scott Morrison will travel to north Queensland for his first official trip after being re-elected on Saturday.
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A regional Queensland mayor says authorities must find a balanced and responsible way to deliver thermal coal from the Galilee Basin.
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The Queensland premier has denied interfering in approval processes for the Adani coal mine or being worried about her job.
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Adani says it now feels emboldened after a productive meeting with Queensland government representatives.
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Federal Labor's shock defeat was about more than voter anger over the Adani coal mine, Queensland's Labor government says.
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A regional Queensland mayor says authorities must find a balanced and responsible way to deliver thermal coal from the Galilee Basin.
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The Queensland government representative will meet with Adani on Thursday to thrash out a timeline for the Carmichael Mine approval process.
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Prime Minister Scott Morrison will travel to north Queensland for his first official trip after being re-elected on Saturday.
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A Chinese company has suspended its bid for leases to build a sprawling coal mine next to the Adani site in Queensland.
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The Queensland government representative will meet with Adani on Thursday to thrash out a timeline for the Carmichael Mine approval process.
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Queensland's premier wants a deadline on the Adani approval process after voters venting their frustrations at the ballot box spooked state MPs.
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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..
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The Queensland premier says she wants a time frame on the Adani approval process while its CEO says anything more than two weeks is a "delaying tactic".
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Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk will head to central Queensland on Wednesday after Labor was obliterated in the region in the federal election.
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The Queensland government has complained to the Australia Press Council after a newspaper published an altered image of Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk.
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Annastacia Palaszczuk will not reshuffle her cabinet despite mounting concerns that more regional MPs should be given prime positions at the table.
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Reconnect with blue-collar voters or face the same fate as Queensland, Victorian Labor warned
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The Queensland government has complained to the Australia Press Council after a newspaper published an altered image of Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk.
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Annastacia Palaszczuk's government is under increasing pressure to make a decision on Adani's plans for a new coal mine in central Queensland.
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Internal polls told the Labor Party its support was crumbling in Queensland - it just didn't believe them.
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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.
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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.
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The Queensland opposition says Labor's poor federal election showing can be attributed to Annastacia Palaszczuk's "anti-resources" agenda.
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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.
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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.
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Former Greens leader Bob Brown has denied his anti-Adani convoy during the election campaign led to Labor's federal election obliteration in Queensland.
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Some social media users aren't too happy with the Sunshine State.
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The Queensland opposition says Labor's poor federal election showing can be attributed to Annastacia Palaszczuk's "anti-resources" agenda.
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Former Greens leader Bob Brown has denied his anti-Adani convoy during the election campaign led to Labor's federal election obliteration in Queensland.
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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.
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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.
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Despite tough contests, Liberal frontbenchers Peter Dutton and Josh Frydenberg are set to return to federal parliament, retaining their Queensland and Victorian..
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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.
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