Living in Queensland
- Queensland is the second largest state in Australia.
- Queensland is nearly five times the size of Japan.
- Queensland is seven times the size of Great Britain.
- The average temperature ranges between 15.7 degrees C to 25.3 degrees C and an average day has eight hours of sunshine.
- Four million people call Queensland home and one third are migrants or children of migrants.
- Queensland has five World Heritage Areas as follows:
- Riversleigh Fossil Fields
- The Wet Tropics (including Daintree National Park)
- The Great Barrier Reef which is one of the Wonders of the World.
- The Scenic Rim
- Fraser Island which is the biggest sand island in the world.
- Q1 is located on the Gold Coast and is the tallest building in the southern hemisphere.
- Queensland has easy access from your home country with three international airports in Brisbane, Cairns and the Gold Coast.
- The aquatic symbol of Queensland is the Barrier Reef Anemonefish.
- Queensland’s state animal is the Koala.
Last updated: Monday, 27 October 2014 4:57:38 PM