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.

The 2020 Queensland Greats are:


  • Nancy Bates OAM
  • Angus Lane OAM
  • Father Mick Lowcock
  • Bruce Morcombe OAM and Denise Morcombe OAM
  • Associate Professor James Morton AM
  • Betty Taylor


  • PCYC Queensland


  • Richard (Darby) McCarthy OAM

Find out more about the 2020 Queensland Greats recipients.

A total of 102 individuals, 16 institutions, 6 posthumous and 1 honorary recipient have now been honoured as Queensland Greats.

To learn more about the awards and the previous recipients, visit the website, email or phone 07 3003 9200.