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Queensland Greats Awards

Congratulations to the 2017 Queensland Greats.

The Queensland Greats Awards recognise the efforts and achievements of extraordinary Queenslanders for their remarkable contribution to the history and development of our great state.

Now in their 17th year, the awards have recognised 88 individuals and 13 institutions as Queensland Greats.

Recipients of the 2017 Queensland Greats Awards, announced by the Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk on Queensland Day, Tuesday 6 June 2017, will join this distinguished list of extraordinary Queenslanders.

The 2017 Queensland Greats are:




Queensland Greats are honoured with commemorative plaques displayed proudly at Roma Street Parkland, Brisbane.

2017 photo gallery

View photos from previous years' awards.

For more information contact Events Coordination, Department of the Premier and Cabinet, by email or phone 07 3003 9200.

Previous winners

Listed below are the Queensland Greats individuals and institutions honoured from 2001 to 2016.

Contact details

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Last updated
10 July, 2017
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