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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 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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A heatwave to hit Queensland on Wednesday will bring searing temperatures up to 40 degrees as firefighters continue to battle intense blazes across the state.
Credit: SBS - Published 1 day ago

A heatwave to hit Queensland on Wednesday will bring searing temperatures up to 40 degrees as firefighters continue to battle intense blazes across the state.
Credit: SBS - Published 1 day ago

Weak easterly winds bringing cooler, humid air should help Queensland crews battling more than 90 bushfires but severe weather is forecast to return
Credit: SBS - Published 2 days ago

Weak easterly winds bringing cooler, humid air should help Queensland crews battling more than 90 bushfires but severe weather is forecast to return
Credit: SBS - Published 2 days ago

Queenslandโ€™s emergency services dealt with more than 80 blazes on Sunday as a severe thunderstorm also hit the stateโ€™s east.
Credit: SBS - Published 3 days ago

Very dangerous thunderstorms moving across parts of Queensland are bringing no relief to bushfire ravaged parts of the state.
Credit: SBS - Published 3 days ago

This season's bushfires have already claimed more building losses than any previous year in Queensland and are ranked the third most for NSW when population..
Credit: The Age - Published 3 days ago

Authorities have issued an emergency warning for the Pechey/Ravensbourne fire on the bone dry near Toowoomba.
Credit: SBS - Published 4 days ago

The weather bureau warns conditions will continue to deteriorate in Queensland over the weekend thanks to a burst of hot westerly winds.
Credit: SBS - Published 4 days ago

The weather bureau warns conditions will continue to deteriorate in Queensland over the weekend thanks to a burst of hot westerly winds.
Credit: SBS - Published 4 days ago

Lifetime greenhouse emissions from Woodside's proposed Burrup Hub will exceed those of Queensland's Adani, but no one authority will examine the total figure.
Credit: The Age - Published 5 days ago

Police allege a minor started a central Queensland bushfire that has destroyed a number of properties.
Credit: SBS - Published 6 days ago

Police allege a minor started a central Queensland bushfire that has destroyed a number of properties.
Credit: SBS - Published 6 days ago

NSW authorities are warning fire conditions could deteriorate as the weekend approaches. Meanwhile, a man has been arrested for suspected arson.
Credit: SBS - Published 6 days ago

The fire threat is expected to ease across Queensland on Thursday before conditions worsen heading into the weekend, the weather bureau says.
Credit: SBS - Published 6 days ago

The fire threat is expected to ease across Queensland on Thursday before conditions worsen heading into the weekend, the weather bureau says.
Credit: SBS - Published 6 days ago

The fire threat is expected to ease across Queensland on Thursday before conditions worsen heading into the weekend, the weather bureau says.
Credit: SBS - Published 6 days ago

A helicopter pilot has crashed while waterbombing a fire west of Brisbane. More than 60 blazes continue to burn across the state.
Credit: SBS - Published 1 week ago

A helicopter pilot has crashed while waterbombing a fire west of Brisbane. More than 60 blazes continue to burn across the state.
Credit: SBS - Published 1 week ago

A helicopter pilot has crashed while waterbombing a fire west of Brisbane. More than 60 blazes continue to burn across the state.
Credit: SBS - Published 1 week ago

Queensland authorities fear what a collision of weather systems might mean for the state, as firefighters continue to battle more than 60 blazes.
Credit: SBS - Published 1 week ago

Queensland authorities fear what a collision of weather systems might mean for the state, as firefighters continue to battle more than 60 blazes.
Credit: SBS - Published 1 week ago

Queensland authorities fear what a collision of weather systems might mean for the state, as firefighters continue to battle more than 60 blazes
Credit: SBS - Published 1 week ago

Three people are dead, scores of homes have been destroyed and a state of emergency has been declared as more than 100 bushfires burn across NSW and Queensland.
Credit: SBS - Published 1 week ago

Firefighters are desperately hoping containment lines will hold as Queensland braces for chaotic wind changes and intensifying fire danger.
Credit: SBS - Published 1 week ago

Firefighters are desperately hoping containment lines will hold as Queensland braces for chaotic wind changes and intensifying fire danger.
Credit: SBS - Published 1 week ago

Climate activists have rallied outside New South Wales parliament following comments by the Deputy Prime Minister yesterday. Michael McCormack slammed comments..
Credit: SBS - Published 1 week ago

The bushfire threat in Queensland is set to ramp up, with high to very high fire danger forecast and severe conditions expected amid soaring temperatures.
Credit: SBS - Published 1 week ago

Watch here for live media conference updates on bushfires across NSW and QLD. The next NSW RFS media conference is expected at 2.05pm (AEDT).
Credit: SBS - Published 1 week ago

Australian tennis star Ash Barty has taken out yet another award.
Credit: SBS - Published 1 week ago

The bushfire threat in Queensland is set to ramp up, with high to very high fire danger forecast and severe conditions expected amid soaring temperatures.
Credit: SBS - Published 1 week ago

The bushfire threat in Queensland is set to ramp up, with high to very high fire danger forecast and severe conditions expected amid soaring temperatures.
Credit: SBS - Published 1 week ago

Deputy Prime Minister Michael McCormack has attacked people for linking climate change to conditions which enabled fires in NSW and Queensland to take hold.
Credit: SBS - Published 1 week ago

Queensland firefighters are battling three major fires with 51 still burning across the state. Four homes have been lost so far.
Credit: SBS - Published 1 week ago

Authorities in Australia's Queensland and New South Wales states declared a state of emergency on Monday as the country's eastern region prepared for..
Credit: Reuters - Published 1 week ago

Deputy Prime Minister Michael McCormack has attacked people for linking climate change to conditions which enabled fires in NSW and Queensland to take hold.
Credit: SBS - Published 1 week ago

Authorities in Australia's Queensland and New South Wales states on Monday declared a state of emergency as the country's eastern region prepared for..
Credit: Reuters - Published 1 week ago

Deputy Prime Minister Michael McCormack has attacked people for linking climate change to conditions which enabled fires in NSW and Queensland to take hold.
Credit: SBS - Published 1 week ago

Deputy Prime Minister Michael McCormack has attacked people for linking climate change to conditions which enabled fires in NSW and Queensland to take hold.
Credit: SBS - Published 1 week ago

Queensland firefighters are battling three major fires among 47 still burning across the state. Four homes have been lost so far.
Credit: SBS - Published 1 week ago

A war of words has broken out about the link between climate change and the unprecedented bushfire emergency that has hit NSW and Queensland.
Credit: SBS - Published 1 week ago

A massive bushfire that's destroyed sixteen structures in central Queensland overnight continues to force people from their homes.
Credit: SBS - Published 1 week ago

A massive bushfire that's destroyed sixteen structures in central Queensland overnight continues to force people from their homes.
Credit: SBS - Published 1 week ago

A massive bushfire that's destroyed sixteen structures in central Queensland overnight continues to force people from their homes.
Credit: SBS - Published 1 week ago

A war of words has broken out about the link between climate change and the unprecedented bushfire emergency that has hit NSW and Queensland.
Credit: SBS - Published 1 week ago

Dozens of blazes in Queensland and "tinder box-like conditions" are challenging firefighters and forcing thousands to evacuate.
Credit: SBS - Published 1 week ago

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