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2 QUEENSLAND It is in north east Australia. There national animal is the koala. The highest point is Mt.bartel frere. Its called the sunshine state. The population is 461,1195. The capital is Brisbane. Steven Irwin was born in Queensland..

3 WILDLIFE THERE ARE LOTS OF ANIMALS IN QUEENSLAND SUCH AS KANGAROOS,CROCODILES AND REPTILES.THEY MOST DANGEROUS IS THE BULL SHARK.THE BULL SHARKS IN QUEENSLAND ARE APEX PREDATORS.IN 1974 THERE WA S A FLOOD IN BRISBANE AND THERE WERE BULL SHARKS IN THE WATER!THERE ARE DANGEROUS REPTILES THER TOO LIKE THE GREEN TREE SNAKE.THIS SNAKE IS VENOUMOUS AND MOVES WITH LIGHTNING SPEEDTHROUGH THE TREE'S. Another reptile is the red eyed tree frog who has suction pads on its feet so it can climb wet leaves and trees.

4 SPORT Sport is an important part of Australian culture. Golf is the most played, organised sport and touch football is the most team played sport. Netball is the most popular female sport while rugby league is by far the most viewed and spectated sport. Aussie rules has a long history in Queensland. The Brisbane bears have been playing in premier matches in Aussie rules since Queensland: 1.Aussie rules 4.swimming 2.Cricket 3.Rugby League/union

5 FAMOUS PLACES 1. THE GOLD COAST. THE GOLD COAST IS KNOWN FOR ITS AMAZINGTHEME PARK.THIS IS THE ULTIMATE VACATION ZONE FOR FAMILY’S.YOU CAN GO TO MOVIE WORLD,LEGO WORLD AND DISNEY WORLD. 2.LAMINGTON NATIONAL PARK. IT INCLUDES THE GOLD,HINTERLAND AND IT STRECHES OUT TO THE MOUNTAINS AND VALLEYS,

6 HISTORY An aboriginal arrived approximately 50-60,000 years ago by boats or land bridges across Torres straight presumably from south-east Asia. There may have been ,000 people. James Cook claimed the east coast under instructions by king George the III of England on the 22 nd of august,1770 at possession island going eastern Australia. This included the president of Queensland, fighting between aborigines and settlers in colonial Queensland was more bloody than any other state.

7 CLIMATE Most of Queensland experiences two weather seasons: a winter period of warm temperature and minimum rainfall and sultry summer period of hot sticky temperatures and higher levels of rainfall. There are five climate zones: hot humid summer {far north and coastal} warm humid summer (south east)hot dry summer (central west) hot dry summer (southern west)

8 QUIZ TIME What is the national animal of Queensland? What was in the flood waters in Brisbane in 1974? What is the most popular female sport? What is the gold coast known for? What was the name of the king in 1770? How many climate zones are there?

9 ANSWERS The national animal is the koala BULL SHARKS WERE IN THE WATERS OF THE FLOOD NETBALL IS THE MOST POPULAR FEMALE SPORT ITS KNOWN FOR ITS AMZING THEME PARKS KING GEORGE THE II THERE ARE 2 CLIMATE ZONES IN QUEENSLAND


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