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  Queensland Holidays - Queensland Tourism & Travel - Queensland Holidays
You’ll find comprehensive travel information here to help you prepare for a great holiday in Queensland.
With the islands of the Great Barrier Reef, sun-kissed beaches, lush rainforests and rugged Outback...
Whether you're looking for accommodation, what to do or places to visit, you'll find it all on Queensland Holidays.
www.queenslandholidays.com.au   (82 words)

  
  Queensland travel guide - Wikitravel
Queensland is one of the six states in Australia and probably most famous because of its association with several major world heritage sites including the Great Barrier Reef and the Daintree National Park.
Much of Queensland has a wet and dry season due to its latitude, and this is more notable further north you travel.
South-east Queensland is one of the fastest-growing areas of Australia.
wikitravel.org /en/Queensland   (453 words)

  
  Queensland. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001-05
Queensland is bounded on the NE and E by the Coral Sea and the Pacific Ocean and on the NW by the Gulf of Carpentaria and Torres Strait.
Queensland produces sugarcane (the chief crop), cotton, wheat (grown mostly on the Darling Downs), and tropical fruits.
Queensland was federated as a state of the Commonwealth of Australia in 1901.
www.bartleby.com /65/qu/Qunsld.html   (427 words)

  
  Queensland - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Queensland is a state of Australia, in the north-east of the country.
Queensland is often nicknamed the Sunshine State, since it enjoys warm weather and a sizable portion of the state is in the tropics.
West To the west, Queensland is bordered by the Northern Territory, at the 138° E. longitude, and to the south-west by the north-eastern corner of South Australia.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Queensland   (1012 words)

  
 QUEENSLAND - LoveToKnow Article on QUEENSLAND   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Queensland waters are not at present infested by any species of alligator, though in times past one of large size was a scourge on the borders of the then inland sea.
Population.The population of Queensland in 1905 was estimated at 528,048290,206 males and 237,842 females, the density of population per sq.
In consequence of this incident Queenslanders have not always had the facilities for cheap cabling to Europe enjoyed by the other colonies, though the subsequent owners of the cable, the Eastern Companies, were in no way responsible for the act of their predecessors.
www.1911encyclopedia.org /Q/QU/QUEENSLAND.htm   (13828 words)

  
 Nova Scotia Lifeguard Service - Supervised Beaches
Queensland Beach lies within the community of Queensland and is adjacent to Hubbards.
Queensland Provincial Beach Park is a unique beach (right off the highway) which extends 500 metres in length, of which 200 metres is supervised.
Queensland was one of the original 15 beaches first supervised by the Nova Scotia Lifeguard Service in 1973.
www.nsls.ns.ca /beaches/queensland.htm   (452 words)

  
 Australia and its States, Sports, Food, Animals and Plants
Queensland is a state of great plains which merge into high country to the east and north-west.
Queensland's Coat of Arms is Australia's oldest State Arms and was granted to Queensland by Queen Victoria in 1893.
The badge of the State of Queensland evolved as a result of a need for a "seal or badge" to be included in the design of the State flag.
www.angelfire.com /al2/Australia/Queens.html   (1197 words)

  
 Queensland Australia. Information and accommodation.
Queensland's capital, Brisbane, is one of the fastest growing cities in Australia and makes an excellent base for touring both the flamboyant Gold Coast and the sophisticated, stylish Sunshine Coast.
The lush and prosperous south east of Queensland is the location of the dynamic capital Brisbane, the extensive Darling Downs agricultural area and the holiday resorts of the Gold Coast and Sunshine Coast.
Tropical north Queensland is a contrast to the south with its rainforests, tablelands and tropical holiday resorts and Islands.
www.auinfo.com /Queensland.htm   (526 words)

  
 Queensland's Constitution homepage   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Queensland's Constitution was previously spread over a number of Acts, laws and documents including the Letters Patent of 6 June 1859 which established Queensland as a separate colony.
The Parliament of Queensland Act 2001 was passed as a companion Act to the new Constitution and brings together the existing laws that relate to the operation of Queensland's Legislative Assembly, its members and committees.
This symbolic date was chosen to commemorate the establishment of Queensland as a colony in 1859.
www.constitution.qld.gov.au /home.htm   (657 words)

  
 Queensland   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Queensland holds the distinction as the fastest growing state in Australia.
A four year plan has been developed to "establish Queensland as a global leader in innovation." Entitled "Innovation - Queensland's Future", this plan focuses on the role the state can play in removing barriers to innovation, enhancing research and development and creating a critical knowledge base that will carry the state competitively into the future.
Both states, Queensland and North Carolina, face the challenge of the "have and have nots".
home.nc.rr.com /miskewfellowship/Queensland.html   (764 words)

  
 Queensland   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Great Barrier Reef, as one of the natural wonders of the world, is a truly amazing experience for divers with an abundance of colourful marine life, while all along the Queensland coast are hot spots for keen boaties and anglers.
Queensland has spectacular national parks to explore with an array of native plants and animals — and no they don’t all bite!
Also known as Tropical North Queensland, this region is a wild and mostly untouched paradise of dense rainforests, and marine wonderlands.
abc.eznettools.net /outback/queensland.html   (634 words)

  
 QUEENSLAND, TRAVEL INFORMATION, QUEENSLAND INFORMATION, TRAVELLING IN QUEENSLAND, TRAVEL, GUIDE
Queensland is often referred to as the 'holiday state' and this is certainly a fitting title.
Queensland holds activities for everyone, and is the perfect holiday destination.
Queensland is also crossed by the Tropic of Capricorn, through Rockhampton and Longreach.
www.australianexplorer.com /queensland.htm   (479 words)

  
 Licensing & registration - Queensland Transport   (Site not responding. Last check: )
There are two types of permits available in Queensland (blue and red) which are issued according to the person's level of mobility impairment and whether the disability is permanent or temporary.
The Queensland government is proposing the development of a new driver licence.
Queensland Transport collects compulsory third party insurance premiums on behalf of licensed insurers.
www.transport.qld.gov.au /licensingrego   (657 words)

  
 Category:Queensland - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Queensland is a state of Australia, in the northeast of the country.
The main article for this category is Queensland.
There are 14 subcategories shown below (more may be shown on subsequent pages).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Category:Queensland   (79 words)

  
 Queensland Travel Guide | Travel Information Guide   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Queensland is fringed with a spectacular coast and blessed with balmy weather, widely known as the 'Sunshine State'.
Queensland is Australia's capital of adventure sports, and here you can sail, white-water raft, paraglide, and learn to dive and delve into the natural underwater wonder that is the Great Barrier Reef, awash with turquoise tints and sea-life.
Certainly, the outlook of smug Queenslanders seems to be as sunny as their State.
www.worldtravelguide.net /country/232/country_guide/Australia-and-South-Pacific/Queensland.html   (300 words)

  
 Mustang Owners Club of Australia Queensland   (Site not responding. Last check: )
MOCA Queensland was formed in 1980 by a group of people with a common interest in the Ford Mustang.
Changes to Queensland laws in recent years mean that Left Hand Drive Mustangs older than 30 years may be registered for daily driver use.
(Queensland laws and those of most Australian States do not permit use of newer left hand drive vehicles on the road.
www.geocities.com /MotorCity/Downs/8680   (240 words)

  
 Queensland Vacations - Australia Vacations : Pleasant Holidays
Australia's Great Barrier Reef State, Queensland offers a vast variety of vacation experiences, from the Reef and its tropical islands to the wonders of the rainforest and the vast splendor of the Outback.
There are over 600 tours from Cairns, so no matter what level of adventure you prefer, from mild to wild, North Queensland has something for you.
From the world famous wilderness of Fraser Island to the beaches of the Gold Coast, Southern Queensland is packed with unique Australian experiences.
www.pleasantholidays.com /PleasantHolidaysWeb/Australia-Queensland-Overview   (189 words)

  
 Technorati Tag: queensland
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www.technorati.com /tag/queensland   (504 words)

  
 Biotechnology - Homepage   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Queensland is now identified throughout the Asia-Pacific region as the Smart State — a state that is investing in knowledge, education and smart industries like biotechnology, and information and communication technology to create new and better jobs.
To address the moral and ethical concerns of the community, the Queensland Government has developed a code of ethical practice for biotechnology in Queensland.
The combination of natural resources and highly developed infrastructure sets Queensland apart from its competitors and makes it the obvious choice for overseas companies wishing to collaborate, invest or establish operations in the Asia-Pacific region.
www.dpi.qld.gov.au /biotechnology   (462 words)

  
 Invest Queensland
Queensland launches assault on global defence firms at Asia's top airs...
For decades Queensland has been the envy of other Australian states.
People head here because Queensland has always dared to think bigger, work harder and go further.
www.investqueensland.com.au /dsdweb/v3/guis/templates/content/gui_cue_menu_iq.cfm?id=30223   (75 words)

  
 The Wilderness Society - Queensland
Queensland has been the focus of many of Australia's most important environment campaigns; the Daintree, Fraser Island and the Great Barrier Reef.
Queensland's attitude to its natural heritage has changed markedly over the last decades with nature-based tourism becoming increasingly central to the Queensland economy.
Ten million hectares of forests grow on private land in Queensland – including 350,000 hectares of rainforests, and a similar amount of tall wet eucalypt forests – and all these are now at risk.
www.wilderness.org.au /regions/qld   (759 words)

  
 Queensland Golf
Queensland amateur golfers have once again shown their strength with Daniel Nisbet (Caboolture) winning the 2007 Schweppes Tasmanian Junior Masters, and Blake McGrory (Surfers Paradise) taking out the 2007 Greater Building Society Lake Macquarie Amateur Championship.
Queensland's Tarquin MacManus (Pacific) has won his third major tournament in a row with a four stroke victory in the 2007 True Value Hardware Exeter Tamar Valley Junior Cup in Tasmania.
Queensland Junior Team captain and Australian Junior representative, Tarquin MacManus (Pacific - pictured) has blown the field away this week winning the Queensland Junior Championship by five shots after finishing 271 (-17) for the 72 holes.
www.queenslandgolf.org.au /main.htm   (512 words)

  
 The University of Queensland, Australia
UQ research has uncovered new information about the Diprotodon - a giant wombat-like creature which walked the earth 100,000 years ago.
Neuroscientists at the Queensland Brain Institute have unlocked another piece of the puzzle that is Alzheimer's disease.
A team led by Professor Max Lu has published new research which could revolutionise the way we produce and use solar energy.
www.uq.edu.au   (94 words)

  
 Queensland to test IR changes with own laws - National - smh.com.au
The Queensland Government plans to quarantine workplace arrangements to thwart the Federal Government's industrial relations changes.
Queensland's Industrial Relations Minister, Tom Barton, said that once Queensland passed the changes, it would be up to the Federal Government to mount a legal challenge.
Mr Beattie said Queensland was also considering a High Court challenge to the proposed changes, but only with at least one other state.
www.smh.com.au /news/national/queensland-to-test-ir-changes-with-own-laws/2005/07/18/1121538922299.html   (462 words)

  
 Queensland, Australia - Welcome to Queensland
Where else can you enjoy the Great Barrier Reef, Australia's amazing Outback, World Heritage Rainforest and the Aussie beach culture.
And there’s no part of Queensland more colourful than the people.
So take a moment to start planning your trip and discover why Queensland welcomes visitors from all over the world.
www.experiencequeensland.com   (61 words)

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