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Strine: Australian
Slang, what you need
to know but are
afraid to ask...

22 pages full of must
know Australian
slang from 'aggro' to
'zack' and heaps in between.


Map of Australia highlighting Queensland

Population: 4, 279, 400 (June 2008)

Capital: Brisbane

Other major cities: Gold Coast, Ipswich & Cairns.

Area: 2nd largest state in Australia. 1, 730, 648 square kilometres

Incumbent Political Party: Labor

Animal Emblem: Koala

Floral Emblem: Cooktown Orchid

Attractions: Great Barrier Roof, Sunshine Coast, Gold Coast, Australia Zoo, surf beaches, fishing, tropical islands, national partks, rainforests.

About QLD

Queensland (QLD) is located in the north-eastern corner of the mainland continent. It is bordered by the Northern Territory to the west, South Australia to the south-west and New South Wales to the south. To the east, Queensland is bordered by the Coral Sea and Pacific Ocean.

Queensland is known as the Sunshine State.

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Queensland Climate Information

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