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Brisbane

Capital city of Queensland, Australia

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Brisbane is the capital of and the most populated city in the Australian state of Queensland, and the third most populous city in Australia. Brisbane's metropolitan area has a population of 2.5 million, and the South East Queensland region, centred on Brisbane, encompasses a population of more than 3.5 million. The Brisbane central business district stands on the historic European settlement and is situated inside a peninsula of the Brisbane River, about 15 kilometres from its mouth at Moreton Bay. The metropolitan area extends in all directions along the floodplain of the Brisbane River Valley between Moreton Bay and the Great Dividing Range, sprawling across several of Australia's most populous local government areas (LGAs)β€”most centrally the City of Brisbane, which is by far the most populous LGA in the nation. The demonym of Brisbane is "Brisbanite".

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Two Queensland toddlers are in a critical condition after a near-drowning in a pool north of Brisbane.
Credit: SBS - Published 11 hours ago

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The prime minister will meet social media giants in Brisbane on Tuesday to discuss extreme and violent content broadcast online.
Credit: SBS - Published 16 hours ago

A toddler is in a critical condition after she was hit by a metal gate that failed to retract at a race track north of Brisbane.
Credit: SBS - Published 2 days ago

A baby has been taken to a Brisbane hospital with face and head injuries after falling three storeys from a building on Saturday night.
Credit: SBS - Published 2 days ago

Prime Minister Scott Morrison says a high-speed rail link between Melbourne and Brisbane is "very ambitious", talking down the prospects of such a project.
Credit: SBS - Published 5 days ago

Leaders of various faiths and government have joined hundreds of people in Brisbane to pray for the victims of the Christchurch terror attack.
Credit: SBS - Published 1 week ago

A Queensland man has been charged after allegedly ramming his car into a mosque south of Brisbane.
Credit: SBS - Published 1 week ago

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