What is Queensland?

  • (noun): A state in northeastern Australia.


Coordinates: 23°0′S 143°0′E / 23°S 143°E / -23; 143 Queensland (abbreviated as Qld) is the second-largest and third-most populous state in Australia. Situated in the northeast of the country, it is bordered by the Northern Territory, South Australia and New South Wales to the west, southwest and south respectively. To the east, Queensland is bordered by the Coral Sea and Pacific Ocean. Queensland has a population of 4,580,700, concentrated along the coast and particularly in the state's South East. The state is the world's sixth largest subnational entity, with an area of 1,852,642 km2. The capital and largest city in the state is Brisbane, Australia's third largest city. Referred to as the 'Sunshine State', Queensland is home to 10 of Australia's 30 largest cities and is the nation's third largest economy.

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Irene Longman
... Irene Maud Longman (née Bayley) (24 April 1877 – 29 July 1964) was a female Queensland politician ... the first woman to stand and be elected to the Queensland Parliament ... In 1904, she married Herber Longman and the couple chose to live in Queensland ...
Notable Royal Commissions - Australia - Queensland
... See also List of Queensland Royal Commissions Commission of Inquiry into Possible Illegal Activities and Associated Police Misconduct ("Fitzgerald ...
Gympie - Traveston Crossing Dam
... The Queensland Government had plans to build a dam on the Mary River at Traveston Crossing, about 16 km south of Gympie, arguing that there is sound geology and that the South East Queensland region needed greater. 900 properties, many of them income-producing farms, including the largest dairy farm in Queensland ... Mary River Turtle, Giant Barred Frog, Cascade Tree Frog and Coxen's Fig Parrot and the vulnerable Queensland lungfish, Tusked Frog, Honey Blue-eyed Fish, the ...