Her Majesty The Queen's Platinum Jubilee will be officially celebrated in Australia between 2–5 June 2022, although events and activities may also be held at any time throughout the year.
Organising an event in your local community or organisation is one way to get involved in celebrating this truly immense achievement and acknowledge The Queen’s 70 years of dedication and service to Australia.
The Royal Queensland Show and the Queensland Government have teamed up to offer a special class in the "Ekka" Cake Decorating competition to celebrate The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee.
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.
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.
On Saturday 4 June 2022, a ceremony will be held to rename Aspen Island on Lake Burley Griffin to Queen Elizabeth II Island.
There will be an event occurring in the Blue Mountains to celebrate Queen Elizabeth’s Platinum Jubilee.
On Sunday 2-5 June 2022, Government House in Canberra will be illuminated in purple light to mark The Queen's Platinum Jubilee. Government House is one of several buildings around the nation to celebrate the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee year.
During her 70-year reign, Queen Elizabeth II has been to Canberra 14 times. During every visit the people of Canberra have lined the streets to welcome her.
On Sunday 2-5 June 2022, the Australian War Memorial will be illuminated in purple light to mark the 70th anniversary of The Queen’s accession to the throne, and the start of the Platinum Jubilee year.
On Sunday 2-5 June 2022, Admiralty House will be illuminated in purple light to mark The Queen's Platinum Jubilee. Admiralty House is one of several buildings around the nation to celebrate the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee year.