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Queensland Greats Awards

Nominations have now closed for the 2020 Queensland Greats Awards

Now in its 20th year, the Queensland Greats Awards recognises the efforts and achievements of remarkable individuals and institutions for their invaluable contribution to the history and development of our great state.

A total of 95 individuals, 15 institutions, 5 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.

Awards categories

Nominations were open across three categories:


The 2020 Queensland Greats will be announced at a ceremony in Brisbane in June 2020.

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 2019 listed below by year.