Queensland Greats Awards

Recipients for the 2022 Queensland Greats Awards announced.

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 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.

A total of 115 individuals, 18 institutions and 8 posthumous recipients have been honoured as Queensland Greats. Queensland Greats are honoured with commemorative plaques displayed proudly at Roma Street Parkland, Brisbane.

The 2022 Queensland Greats were announced at a ceremony in Brisbane on Queensland Day, 6 June 2022.

Find out more about the 2022 recipients.

Nominations were open across three categories:

Individual

For individuals who have made a long-term contribution to, or whose achievements have significantly impacted, the history and development of Queensland.

Institution

For companies or organisations operating in Queensland, public or private, regardless of size or industry, that have contributed to Queensland for a considerable period. This includes multi-national subsidiaries, partnerships, franchises, non-government associations, community organisations and registered charities.

Posthumous

To honour deceased individuals who have made a long-term contribution to, or whose achievements have significantly impacted, the history and development of Queensland.

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


Queensland Greats honoured since 2001

See who has been previously honoured as a Queensland Great for their contributions to the history and development of Queensland.

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