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Queensland Greats Awards

The Queensland Greats Awards recognises extraordinary Queenslanders who have made a long term contribution to, or whose achievements have significantly impacted, the history and development of Queensland.

Nominations for the 2021 Queensland Greats awards are now open.

Nominations are being accepted across three categories:

Nominate online today

To assist you in preparing a nomination please review the nomination guidelines.

Nominations close at 5pm, Friday 29 January 2021.


The 2020 recipients were announced on Queensland Day, Saturday 6 June 2020.

The 2020 Queensland Greats are:


A total of 102 individuals, 16 institutions, 6 posthumous and 1 honorary recipient have now been honoured as Queensland Greats. Queensland Greats are honoured with commemorative plaques displayed proudly at Roma Street Parkland, Brisbane.

More information

For more information contact Events and Engagement, Department of the Premier and Cabinet, by email QldGreatsAwards@premiers.qld.gov.au or phone 07 3003 9200.


Queensland Greats honoured since 2001

You can search and sort lists of recipients in each category to discover more about our Queensland Greats.

Explore a searchable and sortable list of Greats.

You can also view the Queensland Greats individuals and institutions honoured from 2001 to 2020 listed below by year.