ANZAC DAY IN QUEENSLAND 'AN OPPORTUNITY TO SAY THANK YOU'
Ex-service personnel from East Timor and India are marching in Brisbane's Anzac Day parade for the first time, with thousands of people from across the state turning out this morning to commemorate those who served the country and sacrificed their lives.
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City Information & Statistics
Gold Coast is a coastal city in the Australian state of Queensland, approximately 66 kilometres (41 mi) south-southeast of the state capital Brisbane and immediately north of the border with New South Wales. With a census-estimated 2016 population of 638,090, The Gold Coast is the sixth-largest city in Australia, making it the largest non-capital city, and the second-largest city in Queensland.
The first settlement in what is now South East Queensland was as a penal colony at Redcliffe. The Gold Coast region remained largely uninhabited by Europeans until 1823 when explorer John Oxley landed at Mermaid Beach. The hinterland's red cedar supply attracted people to the area in the mid-19th century. Later in 1875, Southport was surveyed and established and grew a reputation as a secluded holiday destination for wealthy Brisbane residents.
The Gold Coast region grew significantly...
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