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Australia will join other Commonwealth countries to mark this significant occasion.

There will be many events and activities celebrating The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee in Australia and across the Commonwealth.

Her Majesty The Queen

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View of Canberra from Mount Ainslie at night with iconic buildings illuminated in royal purple

Illuminations

Official event

Between 2 to 5 June 2022, iconic buildings and monuments around Australia will be illuminated in royal purple to mark The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee celebrations.

The Australian Platinum Jubilee Emblem

Platinum Jubilee Beacon lighting

Official event

To commence Platinum Jubilee celebrations, on Thursday 2 June 2022, the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee Beacon will be lit in Canberra. This lighting will coincide with other beacon lightings throughout the United Kingdom and capital cities of the Commonwealth.

National Carillon, Aspen Island

Aspen Island renaming

Official event

On Saturday 4 June 2022, a ceremony will be held to rename Aspen Island on Lake Burley Griffin to Queen Elizabeth II Island.

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Australian Government

Minister's media statement

The Hon Ben Morton MP has encouraged Australian’s to list their events on the Platinum Jubilee website.

Commemorative silver 50 cent coin in display box

Platinum Jubilee commemorative memorabilia released

Australia Post, The Royal Australian Mint, and the Perth Mint have released memorabilia marking The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee.

Paralympic gold medallist Kadeena Cox holding the Queen's baton with The Queen and Prince Edward. Credit: Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games

The Queen’s Baton to tour Australia

The Queen’s Baton for the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games will tour Australia during Her Majesty’s Platinum Jubilee year.