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Queensland is Australia's 2nd largest and 3rd most populous state. There are number of famous World Heritage Sites in Queensland. Queensland is a state in the northeastern part of Australia. Queensland shared their borders in Australia's Northern Territory, South Australia and New South Wales and the Coral Sea and Pacific Ocean are along the coastlines. Brisbane is Queensland's capital city. Queensland coast and the South East of population are 4,580,700. Queensland was separated from the colony of New South Wales State on 6 June 1859. Queensland is named in honor of Queen Victoria. Britain's Queen Victoria, who grew up great monarch, navigator James Cook in honor of the influential local Presbyterian minister John Dunmore Lang suggested was inspiration for the name of the colony. Queensland area was 1,723,936 square kilometers and a coastline was about 6973 kilometers. At an altitude of 1622 meters is the highest peak of Mount Bartle Frere south part of Cairns.
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Queensland Recreation Culture and Attractions
Queensland is Australia's Sunshine State and we learn to fun about the many ways to get the state indigenous heritage and culture. There are number of attractions, tours and souvenirs excited by the wonderful shopping and the most comfortable accommodations and beautiful camping sites in the world, visitors have relaxed with many theaters and galleries. Local museums and monuments of historical events and people to ensure they are not forgotten in the Queensland. Cairns to the Gold Coast in Queensland, which is a major tourist center with many attractions a full year. Their popular attractions are theme parks, markets, beaches, reefs, rainforests and more. Holidays to Queensland attractions, memorable are amazing and great highlight. Visit family and friends all year round in Queensland. There are also symbols of the many tourist attractions and a great way to learn about the Queensland and Australian history. Queensland host Australia's national sporting competitions and number of domestic and international sporting events. Most popular winter and summer team sports are respectively, rugby league, rugby union and cricket.

Queensland Demographics
Queensland Total Population is 4,537,000

Queensland Education
QCE is Queensland's senior school limitation it is provide broad learning option compliance in what, where and when learning occurs for students. Institutions of higher education early childhood primary and secondary education from Prep faculty of education access to resources, it is possible that the latest offer. Queensland Education Resources Expo performance at all levels and institutions provide education professionals with direct contact. The state's first university is the University of Queensland was founded in the year of 1909. The University of Queensland is ranked with the top 100 universities in the world.

Queensland Symbols
Queensland Nickname - Sunshine State

Image of Queensland Floral

Image of Queensland Motto

Image of Queensland Animal
Queensland Floral
Cooktown orchid
Queensland Motto
Audax at Fidelis (Bold but Faithful)
Queensland Animal

Image of Queensland Bird

Image of Queensland Fish

Image of Queensland Gem
Queensland Bird
Queensland Fish
Barrier Reef Anemonefish
Queensland Gem

Image of Queensland Colours
Queensland Color

Queensland History
Queensland's occupation in human history as well as more recent European settlement comprises both a long Aboriginal Australia. It should be known that it is difficult for Aboriginal people at the turn of the first Queensland. Dutch adventurer Willem Jansz and Jan Carstens in the years of 1606 and 1623 respectively in the Gulf of Carpentaria and Cape York Peninsula accomplish. At the time of the early days of Queensland a large portion of the continent a part of which was spent in the colony of New South Wales under the control of the British. Segregation from the colony of New South Wales, Queensland developed from the dynamic in year of 1859. In 1860 the Parliament of Queensland, Ipswich and Rockhampton officially announced that the elections for the first time. The discovery of gold near Rockhampton, and it also increased as a result of the development of the state to help reduce the effects of the recession in mid-60. Queensland officially came into effect in 1876. On 1 January 1901 Australia's Commonwealth of Union was established. Queens majority vote in a referendum asking to join the Federation of Queensland. Queensland has lost its colonial status and became a province of the referendum. As a result of interstate transfer to Queensland in 1990, saw rapid population improvement undergo. Attracting internal migration to Queensland's effervescent economy and it is easier for young families to buy homes, rather than market conditions would allow for the possibility of Sydney.

Queensland Tourism
Visitors gathering each year in the Sunshine State of Queensland, it has preeminent million tertiary industries. Tourism industry is 4.5% of Queensland's GSP, $ 4.0 billion creating in revenue per year in Queensland. Queensland's tourism industry is authoritative for the development of the state government. Queensland's Gold Coast is also occasionally referred as "Australia's Theme Park Capital", with five major entertainment parks. There are several wildlife parks in Queensland. Underwater World on the Sunshine Coast, Mooloolaba and Australia Zoo near the Beerwah / Glass House Mountains these are home of Steve Irwin's until his death in 2006. Queensland Tourism, Fair Trading and Wine Industries are part of the state's dissolution. Queensland's major tourist attractions are Brisbane, Cairns, Port Douglas and the Daintree Rainforest, Gold Coast, the Great Barrier Reef, Hervey Bay and nearby Fraser Island, Townsville, Magnetic Island, North Stradbroke Island and South Stradbroke Island, Sunshine Coast, Hamilton Island, Daydream Island and the Whitsundays known for Airlie Beach and Whitehaven Beach.

Queensland Transportation
Especially in South East Queensland have high perfection motorways such as the M1, national highways and many services. Department of Transport & Main Roads inspect the developed and monitoring by Queensland Government and local aviation with major highways and public transportation taxis. The major rail services are mainly provides in the coastal areas of the Great Dividing Range as well as major cities in the Middle East, Queensland Rail and Pacific National. Brisbane Airport is the main international and tranquil gateway serving in the state. Coast Airport, Cairns International Airport and Towns ville airport the next major airports, all are scheduled international flights. South East Queensland and the Queensland rail operator contract base, bus and ferry services and train services are provided by the TransLink Transit Authority, which is operated by the integrated public transport system.

Queensland Universities
University of Queensland, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia - 45,500 Students
Bond University, Robina, Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia - 4,000 Students
Central Queensland University, Brisbane, Bundaberg, Emerald, Gladstone, Gold Coast, Mackay, Melbourne, Rockhampton, Noosa and Sydney, Queensland, New South Wales and Victoria, Australia - 20,000 Students
Griffith University, Gold Coast and Brisbane, Queensland, Australia - 43,000 Students
James Cook University, Townsville, Brisbane, Cairns, Singapore, Queensland, Australia, Singapore - 15,000 Students
Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia - 39,000 Students
Southern Cross University, Lismore, Coffs Harbour, Tweed Heads, NSW, Australia - 18,000 Students
University of Southern Queensland, Toowoomba, Queensland, Australia - 26,000 Students
University of the Sunshine Coast, Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia - 8,000 Students

Queensland Tourist Attractions
Australia Zoo
Great Barrier Reef
Daintree Rainforest
Fraser Island
The Ginger Factory
Skyrail - Cairns
Tamborine Mountain
Zorb Park
Ettamogah Pub
XXXX Ale House
Cobb & Co Museum
Mount Hay Gemstone Tourist Park
Heron and Wilson Islands
Surfers Paradise - Gold Coast
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary - Brisbane
Southbank - Brisbane

Queensland Museums
5th Light Horse Museum
A.A. Cassimatis Store and Cottage
Abbey Museum
Agnes Water Museum
Aramac Tramway Museum
Archer Park Rail Museum
Army Museum of North Queensland
Artspace Mackay
Australian Age of Dinosaurs
Australian Motorcycle Museum
Australian Rodeo Heritage Centre
Australian Stockman's Hall of Fame
Australian Sugar Heritage Centre
Australian Workers Heritage Centre
Bakers Military Memorabilia Museum
Barcaldine Museum
Barcoo Shire Museum
Beaudesert Museum
Beenleigh Historical Village and Museum
Blackwater International Coal Centre
Boggo Road Gaol
Bollon Heritage Centre
Boondooma Homestead
Brennan & Geraghtys Store
Bribie Island Seaside Museum
Brisbane Tramway Museum
Brisbane's Opal Museum & Jewellery Shop
Brookfield District Museum
Bundaberg Railway Museum
Bundaberg Regional Art Gallery
Burnett War Museum
Butter Factory Arts Centre
Caboolture Historical Village
Caboolture Regional Art Gallery
Caboolture Warplane Museum
Cairns Museum
Cairns Regional Gallery
Calliope River Historical Village
Caloundra Regional Gallery
Cambridge Downs Heritage Display Centre
Capella Pioneer Village
Cardwell Bush Telegraph
Central Queensland Military Museum
Centre of Contemporary Arts Cairns
Chinchilla Historical Museum
Clermont Museum
Clifton Historical Museum
Cobb & Co Museum
Cooktown History Centre
Cosmos Centre
Crows Nest Folk Museum & Village
Crows Nest Regional Art Gallery
Cultural Centre Townsville
Daintree Discovery Centre
Dairy and Heritage Museum
Dalby Pioneer Park Museum
Das Neumann Haus Museum
Diamantina Healthcare Museum
Dogwood Crossing, Miles
Dr Arratta Memorial Museum
Embroiderers' Guild Qld
Emu Park Museum
Eumundi Museum
Fairymead House Sugar Museum
Flinders Discovery Centre
Fort Lytton National Park
Gab Titui Cultural Centre
Gatakers Artspace
Gatton Museum
Girl Guide Museum
Gladstone Maritime History Museum
Gladstone Regional Art Gallery and Museum
Glengallan Homestead and Heritage Centre
Gold Coast City Art Gallery
Greycliffe Homestead
Gympie Gold Mining and Historical Museum
Gympie Regional Art Gallery
Herberton Historic Village
Herberton Mining Museum
Herberton Spy & Camera Museum
Heritage Centre Toowoomba
Hervey Bay Regional Gallery
Highfields Pioneer Village
Hinkler Hall of Aviation
Historic House and Museum
Hou Wang Temple
Ilfracombe Machinery and Heritage Museum
Institute of Modern Art
Ipswich Art Gallery
Jackson Collections
James Cook Museum
John Flynn Place
Jondaryan Woolshed
Kilkivan Shire Museum
Kingaroy Art Gallery
Kingaroy Heritage Museum
Kronosaurus Korner
Kumbia Federation Heritage Centre
Laidley Pioneer Village
Landsborough Museum
Langenbaker House
Lark Quarry Dinosaur Trackways
Leahy House
Logan Art Gallery
Logan City Historical Museum
Longreach Powerhouse Museum
MacArthur Museum Brisbane
Maritime Museum of Townsville
Marlborough Historical Museum
Mary Kathleen Memorial Park/ Museum & Information Centre
Mayes Cottage
Mercy Heritage Centre Brisbane
Miegunyah House Museum
Miles Historical Village and Museum
Milne Bay Military Museum
Miner's Cottage
Miner's Heritage
Montys Garage Vintage Car Museum
Morven Museum
Mount Morgan Historical Museum
Mount Morgan Railway Museum
Museum of Australian Military Intelligence
Museum of Brisbane
Museum of Australian Army Flying
Museum of Tropical Queensland
National Trust Heritage Centre
Nebo Museum
Newstead House
Nobby Forge & Vintage Museum
Noosa Regional Gallery
North Stradbroke Island Historical Museum
Nursing Museum, Royal Brisbane Hospital
Old Government House
Old Pharmacy
Ormiston House
Perc Tucker Regional Gallery
Pine Rivers Heritage Museum
Pinnacles Gallery
Pittsworth Pioneer Historical Village
Port Douglas Court House Museum
Pringle Cottage Museum
Proserpine Museum
Qantas Founders Outback Museum
Queensland Ambulance Museum
Queensland Ambulance Museum
Queensland Art Gallery
Queensland Fire Museum
Queensland Heritage Park
Queensland Gallery of Modern Art
Queensland Maritime Museum
Queensland Military Memorial Museum
Queensland Museum
Queensland Police Museum
Queensland Telecommunications Museum
Quilpie Museum
Quinkan and Regional Cultural Centre
RAAF Amberley Aviation Heritage Centre
Rathdowney Historical Museum
Ration Shed Museum
RD Milns Antiquities Museum
Redcliffe Museum
Redland Art Gallery
Redland Museum
Regimental Museum of 2nd/14th Light Horse
Ringsfield House
Ripley's Believe It or Not!
Riversleigh Fossil Centre
RM Williams Australian Bush Learning Centre
Rockhampton Art Gallery
Rockhampton Heritage Village
Rosewood Railway Museum
Royal Bull's Head Inn
Royal Flying Doctor Service Visitor Centre
Royal Historical Society of Queensland - Commissariat Store Museum
Samford Museum
Sandgate Museum
Sarina "Field of Dreams" Historical Centre
Sir Harry Gibbs Legal Heritage Centre
Shell World Yeppoon
South Burnett Energy Centre
South Burnett Regional Timber Museum
St George Heritage Centre
St Helena Island National Park
Stanthorpe Museum
Stonehouse Museum
Surf World Gold Coast
Tanks Arts Centre
Templin Historical Village
Tony Gould Gallery
Toowoomba Regional Art Gallery
Townsville Museum
TYTO Regional Art Gallery
Underground Hospital and Beth Anderson Museum
University of Queensland Anthropology Museum
University of Queensland Art Museum
University of Queensland Gatton Museum
University of Queensland Physics Museum
University of Southern Queensland Artsworx
University of the Sunshine Coast Art Gallery
Venus Gold Battery
Victoria Barracks Museum
Waltzing Matilda Centre
Warwick Art Gallery
The Wax Museum
Wellshot Centre
Whitula Museum
Winton's Diamantina Heritage Truck & Machinery Museum
Wolston House
Wondai Heritage Centre
Wondai Regional Art Gallery
Woodworks Museum & Interpretive Centre
Workshops Rail Museum
Yarraman Heritage Centre
Yugambeh Museum
Zara Clark Museum

Queensland Parks
Alton National Park
Astrebla Downs National Park
Auburn River National Park
Bendidee National Park
Blackbraes National Park
Blackdown Tableland National Park
Blackwood National Park
Bladensburg National Park
Blue Lake National Park
Boodjamulla National Park
Bowling Green Bay National Park
Brampton Islands National Park
Broad Sound Islands National Park
Brook Islands National Park
Bunya Mountains National Park
Burleigh Head National Park
Burrum Coast National Park
Byfield National ParkCamooweal Caves National Park
Cania Gorge National Park
Cape Hillsborough National Park
Cape Palmerston National Park
Cape Upstart National Park
Capricorn Coast National Park
Capricornia Cays National Park
Carnarvon National Park
Castle Tower National Park
Chesterton Range National Park
Coalstoun Lakes National Park
Conondale National Park
Conway National Park
Crows Nest National Park
Cudmore National Park
Culgoa Floodplain National Park
Currawinya National Park
Curtis Island National Park
D'Aguilar National Park
Dalrymple National Park
Deepwater National Park
Diamantina National Park
Dipperu National Park
Dryander National Park
Dularcha National Park
Ella Bay National Park
Epping Forest National Park
Erringibba National Park
Eurimbula National Park
Expedition National Park Fairlies Knob National Park
Forest Den National Park
Fort Lytton National Park
Freshwater National Park
Girraween National Park
Gloucester Island National Park
Goneaway National Park
Goodedulla National Park
Goodnight Scrub National Park
Great Sandy National Park
Halifax Bay Wetlands National Park
Hell Hole Gorge National Park
Holbourne Island National Park
Homevale National Park
Humboldt National Park
Idalia National Park
Isla Gorge National Park
Keppel Bay Islands National Park
Kondalilla National Park
Kroombit Tops National Park
Lake Bindegolly National Park
Lamington National Park
Lindeman Islands National Park
Littabella National Park
Lochern National Park
Magnetic Island National Park
Main Range National Park
Mapleton Falls National Park
Mariala National Park
Mazeppa National Park
Minerva Hills National Park
Molle Islands National Park
Moogerah Peaks National Park
Mooloolah River National Park
Moorrinya National Park
Moreton Island National Park
Mount Aberdeen National Park
Mount Archer National Park
Mount Bauple National Park
Mount Chinghee National Park
Mount Colosseum National Park
Mount Etna Caves National Park
Mount Jim Crow National Park
Mount Martin National Park
Mount O'Connell National Park
Mount Ossa National Park
Mount Pinbarren National Park
Mount Walsh National Park
Munga-Thirri National Park
Narrien Range National Park
Nerang National Park
Newry Islands National Park
Nicoll Scrub National Park
Noosa National Park
North East Island National Park
Northumberland Islands National Park
Nuga Nuga National Park
Orpheus Island National Park
Palmgrove National Park
Paluma Range National Park
Peak Range National Park
Pioneer Peaks National Park
Pipeclay National Park
Poona National Park
Porcupine Gorge National Park
Possession Island (Queensland) Ravensbourne National Park
Reliance Creek National Park
Repulse Island National Park
Round Top Island National Park
Rundle Range National Park
St Helena Island National Park
Sarabah National Park
Smith Islands National Park
Snake Range National Park
South Cumberland Islands National Park
South Island National Park
Southern Moreton Bay Islands National Park
Southwood National Park
Springbrook National Park
Sundown National Park
Swain Reefs National Park
Tamborine National Park
Tarong National Park
Taunton National Park
The Palms National Park
Thrushton National Park
Tregole National Park
Venman Bushland National Park
Welford National Park
West Hill National Park
White Mountains National Park
Whitsunday Islands National Park
Wild Cattle Island National Park
Wondul Range National Park

Queensland Religious
Queensland Christian Population is 70.9%
Queensland Roman Catholic Population is 24.9%
Queensland Anglican Population is 22.3%
Queensland Uniting Population is 8.4%
Queensland Lutheran Population is 2.1%
Queensland Other Population is 13.2%
Queensland Non-Christian Population is 2.3%
Queensland Buddhism Population is 1.1%
Queensland Islam Population is 0.4%
Queensland Hinduism Population is 0.3%
Queensland Judaism Population is 0.1%
Queensland Other Population is 0.4%
Queensland No Religion Population is 14.8%
Queensland Not Stated Population is 12.0%

Queensland Government
The Queensland is Australia Government's major part. Queensland Westminster system based on the model of the United Kingdom conducted according to the rules of the parliamentary form of government. The executive power is implementation by the Premier and Cabinet who are appointed by the governor of Queensland. Queensland Legislative Council the upper house of the Parliament of Queensland until its abolition in 1922.

Queensland Geography
Australia's northeastern state of Queensland geography is different from other states. There are tropical islands, sandy beaches, and flat plains of the river flood after the rains, harsh, high land, dry deserts, fertile agricultural belts and road density urban areas. Queensland's total land area of 1,730,648 square kilometers is the second largest state in the Commonwealth of Australia, 22.5% of the Australian abstemious covers area. Queensland is Australia's boundaries are Northern Territory, South Australia and New South Wales Coral Sea and Pacific Ocean is along the coastlines. Through transport to the Tropic of Capricorn low rainfall and hot summers in the western inland along the north coast to the warm temperate settings a monsoonal wet season special. The coast due to the impacts of climate change in a warm ocean waters provide moisture for rainfall in the region. Queensland has particularly in the eastern and north-western edge of the Great Plains which relieved much of the country into a state.

Queensland Economy
Queensland's economy was developed over the past 20 years with the tourism and mining industries. Queensland's wealth comes from traditional agriculture and mining. Today, the public administrations and defenses are major sectors in Queensland economy. One percent of the area devoted to crops. One of the most valuable crops such as sugar cane and cotton are grown in Queensland. Other crops are fruits, grains, vegetables, tobacco, and peanuts. Tourism is an important part of the economy. The state provides about 60% of Australia's total coal exports in Queensland. Production of other minerals is baksait, zinc, copper, lead, silver, and gold.

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4/9/2012 jamieWrite Comment
famous actors from Queensland
Toni Collette and Nicole Kidman are both from Queensland
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