Queensland Day

June 6 is annually celebrated in Australia as Queensland Day, the birthday of Queensland, the second-largest and third-most populous state in the Commonwealth of Australia. Situated in the north-east of the country, it is bordered by the Northern Territory, South Australia and New South Wales to the west, south-west and south respectively. To the east, Queensland is bordered by the Coral Sea and Pacific Ocean. To its … Continue reading Queensland Day

Queensland #67 (1882)

Queensland #67 (1882)

The Colony of Queensland was originally a part of New South Wales until Queen Victoria signed Letters Patent on June 6, 1859, separating the two colonies. Queensland was one of the six colonies which became the founding states of Australia with federation on January 1, 1901. Today, it is the second-largest and third-most-populous state in the Commonwealth of Australia. Situated in the north-east of the country, Queensland … Continue reading Queensland #67 (1882)