Lighting of Queensland icons

A highlight of Queensland Day is to see many major Queensland landmarks and buildings lit maroon in celebration of our state’s birthday. The following Queensland icons were proudly lit maroon on Queensland Day, 6 June 2019.


  • BRISBANE sign
  • Customs House
  • Cultural Forecourt, Southbank Parklands
  • Donna Marcus Steam—Sculpture Sphere, Reddacliffe Place
  • Forgan Smith Building, University of Queensland
  • Government House
  • Kurilpa Bridge
  • London Woolstores Apartments
  • Parliament House
  • Queensland Performing Arts Centre
  • Regatta Hotel
  • Roma Street Parklands—Celebration Lawn, Fountain in the Lake and Waterwall
  • State Library of Queensland
  • Suncorp Stadium
  • The Gabba
  • The Old Museum
  • Treasury Casino and Hotel
  • Tropical Dome, Brisbane Botanic Gardens, Mt Coot-tha
  • Wheel of Brisbane
  • Wintergarden Shopping Centre, Queens Street Mall
  • 133 Adelaide Street
  • XXXX Brewery

Gold Coast

  • Dreamworld
  • Home of the Arts (HOTA)
  • Skypoint Observation Deck

Regional Queensland

  • Big Crab, Miriam Vale
  • Big Mango, Bowen
  • Central Water Fountain, Ayr
  • George Roberts Bridge, Townsville
  • Mary Valley Heritage Railway, Gympie
  • Oxley Street Fountain, Townsville
  • QANTAS Founders Museum - Boeing 747 and National Heritage Listed Qantas Hangar, Longreach
  • Singing Ship, Cooee Bay
  • TOWNSVILLE sign, Townsville
  • Victoria Bridge, Townsville
  • Wreck Point Lookout, Cooee Bay
  • Yeppoon Foreshore Amphitheatre, Yeppoon

Submit your icon

If you would like to register an icon you manage for 2020 Queensland Day, please email