Queensland

Queensland
State flag (In detail) Coat of Arms (In detail)
Capital Brisbane
Area
— Land
— Marine
— Total

1 730 648 km2
121 994 km2
1 852 642 km2
Population (2002)
Density
3 729 000
2.15/km2
Time zone UTC+10
Highest point Bartle Frere (South Peak) (1 622 m)
ISO 3166-2 code: AU-QL
Queensland is a state of Australia, in the northeast of the country. The capital city is Brisbane. It is the only Australian state with a unicameral legislature.

Table of contents
1 Geography
2 Demographics
3 Economy
4 Law/Government of state
5 History
6 Colleges/Universities
7 Links

Geography

Demographics

  • state population
  • racial/ethnic makeup of state
  • religious makeup of state

Economy

  • State income, GDP
  • Major industries/products
  • state taxes

Law/Government of state

Queen Elizabeth II is represented as head of state by the locally appointed Governor, Ms Quentin Bryce, AC. The elected head of government is the Labor Premier, the Hon Peter Beattie who appoints an Executive Council from the members of the Legislative Assembly of 89 members (MLAs). The Queensland's State Parliament has been unicameral since 1922, when Legislative Council was abolished.

  • structure of state judiciary
  • information on state constitution
  • does it have referenda?

History

  • 1901 Federation of Australia

Colleges/Universities

Links

Local Government Areas of Queensland\n

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