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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.

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Her Majesty The Queen

For 70 years, Queen Elizabeth the Second reigned as Australia’s Head of State. During her reign, The Queen visited Australia 16 times and saw more of this country than most Australians, visiting every state and territory.

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Iconic Australian building and monuments illuminated for Platinum Jubilee

Iconic Australian buildings and monuments were illuminated in royal purple on 2 to 5 June 2022 to coincide with celebrations marking Her Majesty The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee.

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Australia announces gift to The Queen

On behalf of the people of Australia, the Australian Government has announced a contribution of $10,000 to Wildlife SEQ Inc., in honour of The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee.

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Australian Platinum Jubilee Beacon Lit

The Prime Minister has ignited the Australian Platinum Jubilee Beacon in Canberra, one of 54 beacons in Commonwealth capital cities.

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Aspen Island Renamed Queen Elizabeth II Island

On 4 June, Canberra’s Aspen Island was renamed Queen Elizabeth II Island in honour of the Platinum Jubilee.

The Queen's Platinum Jubilee Australia 2022

A Message from Her Majesty the Queen

Her Majesty the Queen has sent a message to the people of Australia in honour of the Platinum Jubilee.