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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 200ย 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 (715,309ย sqย mi).

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One Nationโ€™s vote has surged in Queensland, with a surprise result in a NSW lower house seat as well โ€“ and it appears itโ€™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 Nationโ€™s vote has surged in Queensland, with a surprise result in a NSW lower house seat as well โ€“ and it appears itโ€™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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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.
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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.
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Scott Morrison is launching a blitz of Queensland seats during the final day of the federal election campaign.
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The Queensland government has created a new Youth Justice Department to solve an overcrowding crisis.
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The Queensland government has announced a new Department of Youth Justice led by a deputy police commissioner.
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The Queensland government has announced a new Department of Youth Justice led by a deputy police commissioner.
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Grass-roots campaigning by lobbyist GetUp in Peter Dutton's marginal seat of Dickson is putting pressure on the hard-line Home Affairs Minister.
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Scott Morrison is in Queensland for the final day of the election campaign, as Australians mourn the death of former prime minister Bob Hawke.
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Queensland politicians who hold their seats with only a handful of votes are tipped to lose them at the next federal poll.
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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.
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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.
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Researchers say there are gaping holes in what's known about a bird that has delayed Adani's contentious new coal mine in Queensland.
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Queensland's system for working with children will be reformed under laws expected to pass state parliament this week.
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Queensland's system for working with children will be reformed under laws expected to pass state parliament this week.
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The Queensland premier's department is looking into revelations young children are being held in adult watch houses.
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Doctors are warning of a horror flu season this winter as the death toll in Queensland rises to 25.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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Further changes to tighten Queensland's rules on permits for working or volunteering with children will be debated in state parliament this week.
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Rothschild & Co says it will not advise India's Adani on the financing or development of the Carmichael coal mine in Queensland.
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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.
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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.
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Further changes to tighten Queensland's rules on permits for working or volunteering with children will be debated in state parliament this week.
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The Queensland government has requested another groundwater review for Adani's Carmichael coal mine project, again holding up the project.
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An attempted arson attack on a Queensland Labor candidate has left her promising not to be intimidated as police investigate the incident.
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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.
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A man will front court on Monday, accused of trying to murder a police officer who was stabbed in the neck with a pair of scissors.
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Children are being held like animals in police watch houses, sometimes for weeks and sometimes alongside adult offenders, Queensland's public guardian says.
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Tropical Cyclone Ann has strengthened, but is expected to cross the Queensland coast as a low on Wednesday.
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At a rodeo in central Queensland, voters are as cranky over politics as the bucking bulls.
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The Queensland government has requested another groundwater review from Adani's Carmichael coal mine project, again holding up the project.
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Fashion Week has kicked off in Sydney with an Australian-inspired collection from Queensland design duo Edwina Forest and Adrian Norris, of the label Aje.
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At a rodeo in central Queensland, voters are as cranky over politics as the bucking bulls.
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We asked people in the Queensland electorate of Flynn what would sway their vote this election.
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Queensland voters, who will have a major impact on the outcome of Saturday's federal election, have shunned Labor's tax plan, according to a new poll.
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Queensland design duo Edwina Forest and Adrian Noris, of the label Aje, have been chosen to open Fashion Week on Sunday.
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The promise of creating jobs and delivering cheaper power to northern Queensland is one the voters of Collinsville have heard many times.
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Opposition Leader Bill Shorten will start Friday campaigning in Cairns, his second visit to the far north Queensland city this election.
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The prime minister is in central Queensland to show his support for the mining industry with funds for a new school, as Labor releases policy costings.
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