Queensland Greats Awards
These awards honour individuals and institutions whose long-term or lifetime achievements played a significant role in the history and development of Queensland.
The 2013 Queensland Greats were announced on Sunday 2 June 2013 by Premier Campbell Newman, as part of the Queensland Week celebrations, 1-9 June 2013.
The 2013 Queensland Greats are:
- Stefan Ackerie
- Dr Dimity Dornan AM
- Tim Fairfax AM
- Professor G.Q. Max Lu FAA FTSE
- Herb Wharton
- Australian Red Cross Society
Every year Queensland Greats are honoured with commemorative plaques displayed proudly at Roma Street Parkland in the heart of Brisbane.
Listed below are the individuals and institutions honoured in 2001—2012.
The Queensland Greats honoured in 2012 were:
- Emeritus Professor Ken Donald AO
- Deborah Mailman
- Daphne Pirie AO MBE
- Sir Sydney Schubert
- Terry White AO
- Queensland Meals On Wheels.
The Queensland Greats honoured in 2011 were:
- Dr Betty Byrne Henderson AM
- Dr George Chapman AO
- Graham Jackson OAM
- Wally Lewis AM
- Kerry O’Brien
- Queensland State Emergency Service.
The Queensland Greats honoured in 2010 were:
- The Honourable Mike Ahern AO
- The Honourable Sir Llewellyn (Llew) Edwards AC
- Professor Michael Good AO
- Ruth Hegarty
- Dr James Edward (Eddie) Liu OBE OAM
- The University of Queensland.
The Queensland Greats honoured in 2009 were:
The Queensland Greats honoured in 2008 were:
- Ian Brusasco AO
- Pearl Duncan
- Matthew Hayden AM
- Professor Ross Homel AO
- Dr Thancoupie Gloria Fletcher James AO
- Royal Flying Doctor Service of Australia (Queensland section).
The Queensland Greats honoured in 2007 were:
- Ashley Cooper AO
- Leneen Forde AC
- Doug Hall AM
- Emeritus Professor John Hay AC
- Sir Leo Hielscher AC
- Surf Life Saving Queensland.
The Queensland Greats honoured in 2006 were:
- Professor Ian Frazer AC
- Dr Jim Kennedy AO CBE
- Greg Norman AO
- Dr Margaret Olley AC
- Geoffrey Rush
- Mater Misericordiae Health Services.
The Queensland Greats honoured in 2005 were:
- William (Bill) Brown OAM
- Dr Tony Gould AM
- Patrick Terrence (Terry) Jackman AM
- Dr Aila Keto AO
- Rod Laver MBE.
The Queensland Greats honoured in 2004 were:
- Professor Julie H Campbell AO
- Hugh Cornish AM
- Dr Richard Lewandowski
- William Robinson AO
- Nicholas (Nick) Xynias AO BEM.
The Queensland Greats honoured in 2003 were:
- Professor Peter Doherty AC
- David Malouf AO
- Angelo Puglisi
- Dr Evelyn Scott AO
- Reginald Murray (R.M.) Williams AO CMG.
The Queensland Greats honoured in 2002 were:
- Wayne Bennett AM
- Dr Clem Jones AO
- Olga Miller
- Professor Lawrie Powell AC
- Professor David Tudehope AM.
The Queensland Greats honoured in 2001 were: